Rex Sinquefield

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Name: Rex Sinquefield
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The Most Compelling Athlete In America Right Now Is Here To Play Chess

Magnus Carlsen has been in St. Louis since last week and will be staying through next weekend. If you're not up on your FIDE ratings, this is something like 2006-vintage Roger Federer doing a tennis residency in Toledo.Carlsen, 23 years old, is the highest-rated ... [Published Deadspin - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Greatest Chess Tournament in the History of Chess Tournaments [EvolutionBlog]

The start of the school year, coupled with the looming deadline for the book I’m coediting, has left little time for blogging. I do, however, feel compelled to point out that six of the world’s top ten chess players have gathered in St. Louis for ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Big guns get big fan welcome for championship at Central West End chess club

What qualifies as a commotion in the chess world stirred Tuesday when a crowd queued up in the Central West End to greet the planet’s best players.Today, it will get much quieter.That’s when six of the top 10 players in the world will compete in the second ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Amendment 3: Local control or Big Brother? 7 hours ago

John JungmannSupporters of giving student performance a major role in evaluating teachers say a proposed constitutional amendment adds local control — the exact thing the Springfield schools superintendent argues the measure would take away.Amendment ... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Speaker Says He Has the Votes to Override Nixon's Vetoes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- There are again 110 Republicans in the Missouri House after a special election in two districts that coincided with the August Primary. That would be enough to overturn vetoes during September’s veto session, but only if all Republicans ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Recent Missouri editorials

The Joplin Globe, Aug. 11 Keep money out: You can say one thing about St. Louis billionaire Rex Sinquefield: He puts his money where his mouth is. Sinquefield promised he would oppose Missouri legislators who didn't vote his tax-cut agenda. ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Republic Rep. Speaks Out About Unlimited Campaign Money

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A state representative from Republic told KOLR10 Monday he is calling for changes to the state’s campaign finance laws after a St. Louis-based interest group poured thousands of dollars into his opponents campaign.Rep. Jeff Messenger, ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

SW Missouri Lawmakers Call for Campaign Reform

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Two Republican State Representatives who survived heavily-financed efforts to oust them from office last week think it’s time to reign in what they think are abuses in campaign finance.Representatives Jeff Messenger of Republic ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Checking The Score: How Well Did Sinquefield-Backed Candidates Fare?

When it comes to donating to Missouri candidates and causes, retired financier Rex Sinquefield may subscribe to the idea of “going big or going home.”This past election campaign is no exception. Sinquefield has  given out around $4.4 million so far this ... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Finding a cure for ‘legislation by auction’

The Missouri sales tax took a vacation last weekend. Some items useful at school were exempt from the state’s 4.225 percent sales tax. Personal computers, pens and paper, shirts, pants and shoes (within limits) were tax exempt. As an example of Jefferson ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Four 'flimsy 15' Republicans win primaries despite Sinquefield money

JEFFERSON CITY  • Four Missouri House Republicans who helped thwart a tax cut in 2013 defeated their opponents Tuesday night despite more than $600,000 from Rex Sinquefield working against them.Sinquefield, the St. Louis mega-political donor who wants ... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Teacher evaluations to go before voters in November 2 hours ago

File photo (Photo: Journal & Courier)Voters will be asked in November whether they want teacher employment to be based primarily on student performance evaluations. The proposal is generating opposition from a local teacher representative and school board ... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Aug 05 2014]

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The Most Compelling Athlete In America Right No... [Published Deadspin - 8 hours ago]
Governing by Amendment [Published Webster-Kirkwood Times - Aug 29 2014]
The Greatest Chess Tournament in the History of... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 28 2014]
Big guns get big fan welcome for championship a... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 27 2014]
Chess championship gets underway in St. Louis W... [Published Fox 2 Now - Aug 27 2014]
Amendment 3: Local control or Big Brother? 7 ho... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Aug 24 2014]
Teachers Taking Action Against Amendment 3 [Published School & Community - Aug 19 2014]
Speaker Says He Has the Votes to Override Nixon... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 19 2014]
WHAT OTHERS SAY: It's time to go big — it's tim... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 17 2014]
Zalis says proposal takes control from districts [Published Rolla Daily News - Aug 16 2014]
Supporter makes case for change to teacher eval... [Published Rolla Daily News - Aug 16 2014]
Recent Missouri editorials [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 12 2014]
Only the Powerful Get Tax Cuts [Published Market Oracle - Aug 12 2014]
Tax Cuts Are Only for the Powerful [Published Mises.org - Aug 12 2014]
Republic Rep. Speaks Out About Unlimited Campai... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 12 2014]
Our View: Keep money out [Published Joplin Globe - Aug 11 2014]
SW Missouri Lawmakers Call for Campaign Reform [Published OzarksFirst.com - Aug 11 2014]
Checking The Score: How Well Did Sinquefield-Ba... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 11 2014]
BuzzChat Mon: Nixon won’t take blame for highwa... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 11 2014]
Why are proposed amendments to Missouri Constit... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 09 2014]
Missouri teachers to be evaluated on their stud... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 09 2014]
Finding a cure for ‘legislation by auction’ [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 09 2014]
Our Opinion: Another controversial ballot issue... [Published Jefferson City News Tribune - Aug 09 2014]
Editorial: It's time to go big: Rebuild Missouri [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 08 2014]
Four 'flimsy 15' Republicans win primaries desp... [Published STLtoday.com - Aug 08 2014]
Editor's Weekly: A Hand For Missouri Voters [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 08 2014]
Stenger, Stream Highlight Same Issues As Each C... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Aug 08 2014]
Missouri Voters Put Teacher Tenure On The Ballot [Published Education News - Aug 07 2014]
Proposed teacher evaluation system draws opponents [Published South East Missourian - Aug 07 2014]
Missouri Voters Put Tenure On The Ballot [Published Daily Caller - Aug 07 2014]
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The Greatest Chess Tournament in the History of... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Aug 28 2014]
The start of the school year, coupled with the looming deadline for the book I’m coediting, has left little time for blogging. I do, however, feel compelled to point out that six of the world’s top ten chess players have gathered in St. Louis for ...
Pass the popcorn [Published Show Me Progress - Front Page - Aug 02 2014]
State Representative Lyndall Fraker (r) on the funding of republican primary challenges in the House:Rep. Lyndall Fraker ‏@Fraker4MoMo club for growth continues to slander conservative mo house members spending over a 1/2 mil $ in 4 races. #whoarethefiscalliberals? ...
Campaign Finance: playing several hands at the ... [Published Show Me Progress - Front Page - Jul 28 2014]
The past two days at the Missouri Ethics Commission, for Rick Stream, a republican candidate for St. Louis County Executive (there is a primary):C061248 07/24/2014 FRIENDS OF RICK STREAM Cunningham Campaign Committee 1602 Timberlake Manor Pkwy Chesterfield ...
Understatement [Published Show Me Progress - Front Page - Jul 20 2014]
Yesterday, in the Kansas City Star:On Missouri taxes and education policies, Rex Sinquefield's clout is growingBy JASON HANCOCK[....]07/19/2014 6:11 PM....The Missouri Club for Growth, a conservative group funded largely by [Rex] Sinquefield....Largely? ...
Campaign Finance: just because [Published Show Me Progress - Front Page - Jul 20 2014]
Yesterday, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:C131097 07/19/2014 GROW MISSOURI Rex Sinquefield 244 Bent Walnut Westphalia MO 65085 Retired 7/18/2014 $250,000.00 [emphasis added]I dunno, it just doesn't feel like the enthusiasm is there anymore...Previ ...
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