The governing authority of the ethics cases is the Missouri Ethics Commission that was comprised of seven, all male, all white appointed commissioners that have levied some of the largest fines in Missouri Ethics history upon African-American officials.
Even though some people wondered why Richard Connelly and his wife didn't relocate their business to another area that was considered safer, Connelly said that thought never entered his mind. So, for 60 years he has operated one of the most popular meeting places for politicians, friends, families and even former Vice President Al Gore to drop in to enjoy some good old "stick to your ribs" food and plenty of hearty conversations.
The recent announcement of the replacement of Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders as Missouri Democratic Party Chairman, with longtime political strategist and Democratic operative, Roy Temple brings into focus and question the political possibilities for the next few years. More importantly, it calls into question the Democratic Party's commitment to its most loyal and dedicated voting base…African-Americans.
Opening kickoff for the first Monday night foot game of the National Football League will feature two of the most exciting quarterback duals this season between Philadelphia Eagles veteran Michael Vick, and second year Washington Redskin sensation, Robert Griffin III.