Posts Tagged ‘Missouri Auditor’

I just wanted to remind everyone to vote in the August primary tomorrow in Missouri, if you can tonight please call a friend or family member that you think may not make it out, hold them accountable.

Clay County ballot is available here if you have not seen it or want to take a copy with you tomorrow to go to the polls.

If you are in Clay County please make sure that you vote for Jay Jones for Clay County Auditor on the Republican ballot. For those that have not followed this William James Norris is the other Republican candidate and a bit of a problem. What we know so far is that he let his CPA certification lapse and is not certificated in the state of Missouri or Kansas. There is some confusion about his actual graduation from William Jewell, it appears that the registrar has no record of his degree. He claims otherwise. If you research his name on Missouri CaseNet you find he has a bit of a sordid past, two restraining orders against him. The first was levied against him in Trenton, MO and it was reissued down here in Liberty at the same address he has listed on his ethics documentation with the state for his election run. Mr. Norris is only 26 years of age with limited job experience, he refuses to answer tough questions about his past and has not involved himself in any real manner in Republican politics in the last 2 years. The problem is he has signs up everywhere and sits at the top of the ballot. Please let your friends and family in Clay County know about this race. Mr. Jones on the other hand is a man that has had a long career in dealing with financial roles, is certificated as a CPA, and is someone that I believe will make a great Auditor here in Clay County.

Please vote Yes on Prop C. Mr. Obama’s birthday is August 4th, let’s send him a wonderful birthday gift from the Show-Me State by passing Prop C!

Other recommendations:

I will be voting for Chuck Purgason in the primary race for US Senate. While I believe Mr. Blunt to be a decent person I believe as a candidate he has lost his way in some specific instances. Approving No Child Left Behind which was the largest expansion of the Federal Department of Education ever, voting for the Bush bailout, his earmarking has been out of control, and receiving campaign funds from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. I believe the only way to get real change in WADC is to send Mr. Blunt a wake up call and vote for Chuck Purgason.

I will be voting for Allen Icet in the primary for State Auditor. I really don’t think there are great options here, but I think Mr. Icet is the best choice. I have met and talked with both candidates, Mr. Schweich was a bit of an elitist when I talked with him and lost any chance of ever receiving my vote after he visited with me at the Clay County Pachyderm club. Plus the fact that he promised to follow up with me and then refused to do so is an indication of someone not willing to work for a vote.

Why anyone is challenging Sam Graves in US House-6 I will never know, but of course will be voting for Mr. Graves in this race. He has done an outstanding job in WADC for us and had the courage to even vote against the Bush bailout.

In Missouri House-35 I will be voting for TJ Berry. I met with both candidates and felt that TJ was a better choice, nothing wrong with his opponent though.

I will be voting for Lydia McEvoy in the Collector of Revenue primary, Mr. Doores failed to return his candidate survey to the KC Star and was defeated by Sandra Reeves before. I think Ms. McEvoy stands a better chance of beating Ms. Reeves in the general. She is top of the ballot as well.

I will be voting for Mike Ebenroth for Recorder of Deeds. The story of Mr. Lawson arrival on this ballot is a strange one. Originally filed as a Democrat for Presiding Commissioner and then somehow forgot to file his paperwork with the ethics commission. No way should this guy be elected.

This came out of the Icet campaign today. For those that don’t know Allen, you ought to. I think that he is going to be the next auditor of the state of Missouri. He has a small hurdle, meant figuratively and literally, in Tom Schweich, but he will get there.

Senator Claire McCaskill–our Socialist Senator from the great state of Missouri, has recently been on the war path attacking Missouri Republicans saying that they “have wanted it both ways” with the stimulus. Refresh my memory on history here, but she is supposed to represent the states wishes? Of course, that pesky 17th Amendment has kind of messed up the way we view Senators and the way they view their job (That’s ok, we are going to change that, too). Someone needs to tell the Senator that she is getting herself confused with our House delegation. The last time I checked, Claire and the Democrats were the ones that bought into, and applied the concept of having your cake and eating it to. It doesn’t work, money doesn’t grow on trees, and Missouri didn’t want Obama or the stimulus!

Anyway, here is Allen’s presser:



Jefferson City, MO – State Representative Allen Icet issued a stinging rebuke Wednesday to Senator Claire McCaskill’s claim that Republicans in the Missouri General Assembly were attempting to “have it both ways” on federal stimulus money. Icet, the only conservative candidate for Missouri Auditor, responded to McCaskill’s charge with a letter pointing to her reckless spending, and urging her to take action against the free-spending ways of President Obama and her liberal allies in Washington.

“My advice,” wrote Icet, “(1) balance the federal budget just as we do every single year in Missouri, (2) take cap-and-trade off the table; (3) kill the current iteration of “reform” and instead allow the states wide room to experiment with free market approaches to health care; and (4) take a stand next time President Obama insists on raising the federal debt limit.” “After you have completed those four tasks,” he continued, “we will be eager to hear how you would suggest balancing the Missouri state budget. Until then, I’m afraid you just don’t have the credibility to give advice on balancing the state budget and protecting Missouri taxpayers.” McCaskill is supported by Icet’s opponent in the Republican Party. In 2001, his opponent donated $500 to her campaign for Missouri Auditor. In 2006, his opponent failed to vote for her Republican opponent, Jim Talent, in McCaskill’s race for the United States Senate despite the fact that it was the most-watched race in the country at the time.

Paid for by Icet for Auditor, William Linton, Treasurer

Also, watch as Allen addresses this at the last Clay County Pachyderm club here:

I received this yesterday from the Icet campaign. I want nothing to do with Tom Schweich as a Republican candidate for MO Auditor. It’s bad enough we have one moderate that we are probably going to be stuck with in Roy Blunt for Senate. If you can, consider donating to the Icet campaign.

Allen Icet’s campaign for State Auditor 2010 is running full speed ahead and he needs our help before the close of the day tomorrow (Sept. 30).  His opponent will be checking the third quarter contribution report and I cannot overemphasize how important it is that Allen’s reports show wide support.  If you can make a donation of any size, please do so today or tomorrow via his website at
We have a tremendous opportunity before us to put a true conservative in the Missouri Auditor’s office.  Allen’s primary opponent is well-funded…we must overcome the temptation to sit this out!!  With Republicans holding only one state-wide office, what a safeguard it would be to have a trusted, fiscal conservative auditing the State!  And don’t forget…no one knows Missouri’s financial picture better than the current House Budget Chair!  Go Allen!!
No need to reply to me…just give if you can and a BIG thanks!!
Susan Phillips