Friday, May 24, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: Trump hangs over the GOP race for Missouri attorney general. Will he endorse his lawyer? Insights from former Missouri Republican Party Executive Director Jean Evans, others (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

KZRG (Joplin): Lieutenant governor candidate David Wasinger on being the “only outsider” in the race, running as a “social, fiscal, America-first conservative”

JCNT: Zonta Club celebrates ‘Women with Grit’; Holly Thompson Rehder keynotes luncheon

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Thursday (Segment B): Holly Thompson Rehder *not* pitching her lt. gov campaign: background, how exactly she got into politics in Jefferson City and the one (1!) reason most politicians are so boring

Brad & John Show, Friday morning (Segment A): Who’s the better Trump lawyer – “Hannah Hotbody” or Will Scharf? Who is David Wasinger and what is John’s bias? Will Brad attend a Chesterfield event for morbidly obese cross-dressers on Saturday? Which website will decode EVERY song lyric you can think of?

Brad & John Show, Friday morning (Segment B): Is Brett Dinkins right about endorsements? Eric Burlison is *not* swamp wallpaper; lululemon leggings vs. Gen Z pants and how to profit (not financial advice)

Missouri Independent: GOP candidates will remain on Vernon County ballot pending review by Missouri appeals court

KCMO: Pete Mundo in the Morning: Mayor Quinton Lucas on firing anti-Butker tweet author (plus another son on the way!) Mayor Q Seyz Social Media Manager ‘Separated’ After Anti-Butker Mean Tweet

KOAM News: MO State Rep Ben Baker’s daughter and son-in-law killed in Haiti

KZRG (Joplin): Rep. Ben Baker (R-Neosho) on low/realistic expectations of 2024 session (-7:00); Senate GOP infighting (-6:25); relative number of bills passing (-5:45); legislative wins (-4:05); ranked-choice voting and illegal aliens ballot measure (-3:30); education omnibus and other bills (-2:50)

St. Louis Public Radio’s St. Louis on the Air: Event promo: Come support “GAY-la” drag show in Chesterfield tomorrow; content creator Jeremy Goodwin chats with morbidly obese cross-dresser “Karma” about the importance of fighting “the political right” archive: Search tag: St. Louis Public Radio liberal event promos

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: “Thank God that state-affiliated media isn’t a meritocracy, or (Jason) Rosenbaum might be hosting (St. Louis on the Air) episodes on ankle bracelets making immigrants’ hair fall out or the institutional racism of public toilets.”

P-D editorial: The clock is running out for St. Louis radiation illness victims (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

The Missouri Times op-ed: Former GOP state Rep. Casey Guernsey: Legislature made strong headway in protecting American-made glyphosate (Roundup herbicide)

Brad & John Show, Thursday morning: The 2-minute explanation of how Bayer will solve its Roundup litigation problem in 2025-26 (spoiler: no legislation involved); plus the Riverfront Times closing; Hazelwood East assault case; cicada “dew”

Brad & John Show on Instagram: Thursday show summary

The Heartlander video: Chris Stigall talks with Rep. Doug Richey (R-Excelsior Springs) about legislative accomplishments, priorities for Missouri Senate

KC Star’s Toriano Porter: AG Andrew Bailey got his way and KC social media employee is out. What about real victims? (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Christopher Dunn waits for redemption after a life spent behind bars (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version 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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