Monday, October 16, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics: American Muslims for Palestine’s Neveen Ayesh talks with Scott Faughn about Israeli military “provoking” Palestinians (0:50), why dispute isn’t just about land (2:05), feasibility of two-state solution (2:45), taking responsibility for past incendiary tweets (4:15), what a solution looks like (5:30); Seen Read Heard VP and American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) leader Keith Beardslee on initial Hamas attacks (8:00), worst atrocities (9:15), two-state solution (10:10), difference between Ukraine funding and Israel funding (12:45); panel of GOP mastermind Jonathan Ratliff and and Boone County Clerk Brianna Lennon (D) on Hamas attack (18:30); Stephen Webber’s election to state Senate (21:15); Eigel vs. Ashcroft vs. Kehoe (22:10); Ratliff on “roller derby queen-off” between Bill Eigel and Crystal Quade (23:10); county clerks and standards for filing with a political party (23:45); who won the week: Dean Plocher, Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock, AIPAC (26:35)

P-D: Wash U professor said he was fired for anti-Palestinian X (formerly Twitter) post as hundreds protest war (get around stltoday paywall here)

KCMO: Pete Mundo Show:’s Tony Botello on anti-Israel activists and propaganda, Kansas City Star bias, infeasibility of BLM/homeless encampment/”cancel rent” crowd to actually run a city, more

KWIX (Moberly): U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer says government shutdown would mean “paid vacation” for federal employees, explains why downgrade of U.S. credit matters

Missourinet: SEMO economist: No recession in 2023, and maybe not 2024

SNL: Missouri Partnership launches “Missouri Loves Company” campaign to attract new businesses

Missouri Independent: Missouri education board set to discuss social-emotional learning standards

P-D: Normandy and Riverview Gardens schools moving out from state control despite lack of improvement (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missourinet: MoCannTrade’s Jack Cardetti on marijuana tax lawsuit

Missourinet: Missouri Department of Conservation to anglers: please catch and eat Asian carp

Missourinet: Black bear hunting season begins today

P-D editorial: Success of gaming machines “likely has something to do with allies like former Missouri House Speaker Steve Tilley, now a powerhouse Jefferson City lobbyist” (get around stltoday paywall here)

Combest, The Missouri Times, October 2021: Who will fill the void as Missouri media’s archvillain? Top contenders are Steve Tilley and Gregg Keller – and here’s why

P-D’s Lynn Schmidt: Josh Hawley, Cori Bush offer incorrect Israel-Hamas reactions (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Heartlander op-ed: Sherah Farris: Dean Plocher’s statewide campaign focusing on moderates, not conservatives (link via Dave Drebes’ MoScout 10/16/23 – subscribe for only $1,155/year here)

KC Star Toriano Porter: Missouri lawmakers must pass statewide ban on “natural hair discrimination” (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D letter: National Council of Jewish Women/St. Louis Ellen Alper and Nancy Litz criticize Cori Bush over Israel stance (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Clayton man says Cori Bush is “on the wrong side of everything” (get around stltoday paywall here) John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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