Tag: Jay Nixon

Breitbart’s Kerry Picket Questions Gov Nixon

Breitbart’s Kerry Picket Questions Gov Nixon

Tuesday during his press conference Breitbart’s Kerry Picket questioned Gov. Jay Nixon (D-MO) about Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder claims that the Obama administration leaned on the Missouri Governor to keep the National Guard out of Ferguson. Nixon said, “That is

Nixon: Last Night Was Unacceptable, We Must Do Better

Nixon: Last Night Was Unacceptable, We Must Do Better

Tuesday during his press conference Gov. Jay Nixon said the the National Guard’s presence in Ferguson will be massively increased for tonight. Partial transcript as follows:  I am deeply saddened for the people of Ferguson who woke up this morning

BREAKING: Ferguson Cop Not Indicted

BREAKING: Ferguson Cop Not Indicted

A Ferguson, Missouri grand jury will not bring any criminal charges against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, 28. Wilson was under investigation for shooting Michael Brown, 18, on August 9, 2014. The decision was announced by a St. Louis County prosecutor,

Missouri governor activates National Guard

Missouri governor activates National Guard

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Monday and activated the National Guard ahead of a grand jury decision about whether a white police officer will be charged in the fatal shooting of

Gov. Jay Nixon's Election Day Tweet Is a Crack-up

Somebody’s butt may be on the line after an inappropriate tweet was posted on Governor Jay Nixon’s Twitterfeed, Tuesday morning. A member of his staff – or perhaps the governor himself – tweeted the following picture to encourage Missourians to

Lawsuit: Taxpayer Funding of Common Core Unconstitutional

Lawsuit: Taxpayer Funding of Common Core Unconstitutional

Two anti-Common Core activists in Missouri have joined in filing a lawsuit against state officials that challenges the state’s payment of taxpayer funds to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC), one of the two federally funded multi-state groups that are

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks

Ferguson State Senator: 'We Have Anarchists'

Ferguson State Senator: 'We Have Anarchists'

Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-University City), whose district includes Ferguson, declared “we have anarchists here” in an interview on the Fox News Channel’s “The Real Story” on Monday.  Previously, she reported that there was an “outside influence” causing some

Obama Has Golfed for 29.5 Hours on Vacation (So Far)

Obama Has Golfed for 29.5 Hours on Vacation (So Far)

Even as Democratic Missouri Governor Jay Nixon calls National Guard troops to attempt to quell the Ferguson riots and looting, President Barack Obama will resume his luxury vacation at a posh, $12 million, 17-room mansion in tony Martha’s Vineyard for

Run on Gas Masks in Ferguson

Run on Gas Masks in Ferguson

The use of tear gas by Missouri law enforcement has caused a run on gas masks in the St. Louis area. Local residents, reporters, and video production crews are making last minute calls to places like Uncle Sam’s military surplus

Police, Protesters Clash In Another Violent Night In Ferguson

Police, Protesters Clash In Another Violent Night In Ferguson

FERGUSON, Missouri–Police dispersed crowds of protesters during another violent chaotic night here with tear gas, flash bang grenades, and an LRAD (Long Range Acoustic Device) sound cannon. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon called on the National Guard to try to restore