On Thursday Trudy Busch Valentine, the Democratic Party nominee for the open U.S. Senate seat in Missouri, was in Kansas City for a number of campaign events. One stop between events was at Gaels Public House at 55th and Troost.
Valentine (D) spoke with individuals in the room, grabbed a bite to eat and a Busch beer, and listened to the introductions before speaking to the crowd.
Trudy Busch Vaentine (D).
Trudy Busch Valentine (D) tells her story which includes her path toward nursing and raising a family.
She’s nothing like her opponent. Her kindness, interest in others, and empathy is easily apparent.
In a phrase, let the welfare of the people be the supreme law. That should be the norm for Missouri politicians.
Conversations and photos after addressing the crowd:
Yesterday evening, from the guy who is apparently afraid to hold a beer:
Eric Schmitt @Eric_Schmitt
US Senate candidate, MO
While my opponent The Heiress Valentine is emailing people about the beginning of “Pumpkin Spice Latte” season — I’m here to remind Missourians it’s Busch Light camo can season. Enjoy!
[….] 5:57 PM · Sep 22, 2022
Also last night:
Trudy Busch Valentine @buschvalentine
US Senate candidate, MO
I got to spend tonight in Kansas City at Gaels Public House — an ice cold Busch Light is always better with friends.
I especially want to thank Senator @GregRazer and Derrick Bachman for their hospitality and their warm and gracious welcome. 7:02 PM · Sep 22, 2022
Trudy Busch Valentine @buschvalentine
US Senate candidate, MO
If you want to save me the seat that’s fine, better than you voting to sell it off to China like it’s 150,000 acres of Missouri farmland.
[….] 11:59 AM · Sep 22, 2022
Josh Hawley @HawleyMO
The Left’s War On History Is Really A War On The God Of The Bible
America as we know it is the product of the revolution of the Bible. But now that biblical inheritance is under siege. 1:38 PM · Sep 16, 2022
Anyone really think he believes this shit?
Some of the responses:
Dude only weak men with weak constitutions and weak faith try to start a “holy wars” in the name of their God that nobody has any interest in. [….]
[….] A scumbag seditionist with a Bible does not a Christian make.
– a proverb, probably.
Well, since we’re on a path toward religious war in the U.S., I’ve decided to invest in Toyota stock. [….]
This might be one of the saddest attempts at Biblical exegesis I’ve ever read.
Good grief why aren’t you embarrassed of this
I mean it’s hard to know where to begin, Senator, but ask any Jew, scholar of Judaism, or person who’s read Wikipedia and they’ll tell you that in no way was Christianity a continuation of a revolution started by the Jews
Honestly, the youth pastor act is getting tired, but more than that it is counter to the Enlightenment ideals that actually brought us the American Revolution, and it is also not your job
I understand that you think your electoral future is best served by stirring up your base against the non-believers, heathens, and those of faiths other than your version of Christianity, but all your talk of us and them could not be more anti-American or more dangerous
Separation of church & state, sir. It’s a foundation of this country as it should be. We welcome ALL religions, all ethniticities. We are the melting pot. I love diversity and opportunities to learn about other cultures. In a country of freedom, why force others to your beliefs?
Up yours. [….]
Funny, they could have mentioned the Bible as a source of the rights there in the Declaration but instead went with “self-evident.” Why do you think that was?
I know this is off topic, but what brand of running shoe do you use? I’m in the market for a comfy shoe, ready and willing to work when I need to run.
Josh Hawley is a coward
First, the is no such thing as “the woke left.” This is a marketing strategy to encourage division—woke vs non- woke, for instance. Second, everything else is misrepresention and lies. It is not a foundation of Christianity to lie, manipulate, or bear false witness, Mr. Hawley.
What the fuck are you talking about?
Dude, quit pushing your religion on people. It really is pretty disturbing how infatuated you all are with your beliefs. Try being a good human. You know just to be a good human
What God and what Bible? Yours isn’t the only one, you know.
Some serious Christo-fascism from running man
Once again I’m ashamed you are my Senator. This may be a new low for you too, thought you were religious? This says the opposite
Let’s see your biblical study credentials?
Because after reading this, your seminary should be discredited if they let you graduate.
Maybe Josh Hawley (r) should ask for his money back.
Your god is not my god, Mr. Constitutional Lawyer.
Run that by me again.
No it’s not. You’re the ones that have a problem with history. Practice your religion however you want, just keep it out of my government. I see nothing Christian about you.
Keep your religion out of my government.
ThErE’S a WaR oN mAgIc SkY dAdDy. I hAvE tHe SaDs.
Reskinning the Taliban with Christianity doesn’t make it any better, Josh.
Josh Hawley @HawleyMO
The big three credit card companies say they will start tracking gun purchases, making it easier to track gun owners – and to stop sales. Big threat to Second Amendment rights. I want to know from the corporations why they capitulated to the anti-2A lobby
[….] 9:47 AM · Sep 13, 2022
There was much hilarity in the responses:
They track what I buy in when , where.
No one makes me use it , not government so not an issue.
Pay cash when you go to the strip club.
Has NOTHING to do with 2nd amendment.
Everything to do with catching criminals.
Why does tracking weapon ownership make you nervous?
How many kids need to be liquified in their classrooms?
Then don’t buy a gun with a credit card [….]
Why do ” good guys with guns” always worry about who knows they have guns? If you have them legally, what’s the problem? If they can track people buying guns illegally, what’s the problem?
There is nothing in the Constitution that gives you the right to have your gun ownership be secret.
That’s not how any of this works. They are not tracking gun purchases. They are categorizing retailers that sell guns for risk assessment purposes. They have been doing this for decades with various types of businesses.
I’m sorry, but as a gun owner, why do I care if they track my purchase? Its not like I’m trying to shoot up a school and then offering thoughts and prayers. [….]
Please tell me what in the world is wrong with making sure guns don’t get into the wrong hands?
Because it’s bad business to passively encourage mass murder? Meh, you’re a traitor, so you wouldn’t get it
Sure the second amendment stipulate ownership should remain secret? I thought it said you had the right to bear. Why would anybody want to keep it a secret?
But its perfectly OK for anti-abortion states to track women’s period and ovulation private app data. Hypocrite!
You went to law school? Please explain how this is a “big threat to 2nd amendment rights?
How does the constitution force credit card companies to do business a certain way?
I dont understand how this has anything to do with the second amendment
How do these policies oppose the 2A support of militias?
You troll with lies. That’s all you can do.
Josh, you may have a right to bear arms but
1. Credit card company owns it until you pay the item off, and if they don’t track it, they can’ t repo it.
2 your right to own it was never a ‘ secret’ right.
Tracking is not prohibiting. So no affect on 2nd Amendment rights.
Would you really characterize the purchase of a firearm as exactly the same as the purchase of any “other retail products,” such as top shelf wine or a gym membership or Federalist Society dues, or might it be in some hard-to-figure way kind of different?
We see what you did there.
They track all your purchases. Always have [….]
there is this super archaic way of buying stuff without anyone being able to track you. you may have heard of it. it’s called cash
I believe credit card companies have the right to decide what can and can’t be bought on their credit. Stop interfering with business – just run away.
When you buy mdse using a credit card, some include damage/loss protection. They need to know what you purchased if they decide not to offer this protection on specific items. Think. It’s enlightening.
But it’s ok to want to track women’s menstrual cycles right? Not at all an invasive of privacy. RUN along sir
“The sound of children screaming has been removed.”
They do this for gas, groceries, and restaurants too. Are my rights to those threatened? Knowing that you purchased a gun with a credit card in no way restricts you from buying one. There is always cash.
AND you helped Missourians die of COVID by fighting
public health orders.
BTW, Where do you stand on democracy and the rule of law?
Exactly what is this supposed to be in reference to? New @GOP Hail Mary cause y’all are losing?
Do you even give a Schmitt for the over 25,000 MO residents who have died from Covid?
As of yesterday, the official count of Missourians dead from #covid19 is 21,514. I respect you for fighting for Freedom, but you may have been wrong. Who knows how much worse it would have been, if we hadn’t masked, or vaxed? People are still dying today. How about next time?
You have a strange concept of freedom. How much freedom does a person have when they’re confined to a hospital bed with covid? Hooked up to a ventilator? Buried six feet under? Disabled because of long covid?
This guy immediately turned women into 2nd class citizens in MO when Roe was overturned. The government has control over your body not you. If you put him in the senate his views will go nationwide. Women deserve respect and this guy is just not it. He already showed you.
Why do maga cult candidates like you always espouse false narratives?
Fauci isn’t against freedom, he’s an expert professional who was trying to save lives
And you got in the way of saving lives!
The sick thing is that people died needlessly because of the political game you wanted to play. And they were your voters, but you’re so confident that you’ll win, you figured you had voters to spare. Disgusting.
You’ve never been right, quit lying
You fought against the will of the people & did what your donors told you to do
Freedom from science. Eric can only say this because he actively fought documenting the impact of Covid in MO.
No. You weren’t about anything.
No. You were political.
And people died because of it. Can’t believe you’re proud of this statement.
I’m confused. You’re a hillbilly from Bridgeton with a GED. Fauci is an expert infectious disease medical professional. How did you win??? [….]
Every step of the way you fought against the common sense of local parents and school boards
and you were wrong.
People died because of people like you in positions of power and influence who spread false information. May you be granted Grace when your ambitions allow.
You sued China for hoarding masks and keeping them from Missourians, then you sued Missouri schools for requiring masks to protect our students.
You fought for COVID. You fought for Trump. You fought for @GOP propaganda.
You never fought for freedom.
Ah anti-intellectualism. Lies are the MAGA Trumpster’s battlecry.
How many Missourians died because of your “freedom”. It’s sick that you are proud of it.
The dead Missourians can’t share their side.
Schmitt is too extreme for Missouri. 21,500 dead Missourians aren’t free, they’re dead.
It’s exactly what quack would do, fight against Science.
There are thousands of Missourians who would disagree with you if they weren’t dead.
You’re truly a moron.
Nah, you’re a political hack. Just doing stuff to engage your psycho base and scare ppl, you didn’t do anything to help, you fought and wasted our money to actively make stuff worse. Resign idiot.
Yep, that was definitely a colossal waste of time and money.
The more you run your mouth and talk down to people, the more uplifting it becomes for your opponent. You are just a jealous man without a platform. You are what isn’t happening @Eric_Schmitt.
King Rex Sinquefield
You lie and grift for living off of the backs of hard working people.
The typical gop politician today.
That’s what you’re doing with dark money
Eric Schmitt is an extremist who want to make our medical decisions. Medical decisions should be made with a doctor not a Senator.
Vote for Trudy Busch Valentine!
For those of us concerned about the appalling amount of $$$ swirling around politics it’s aggravating that you’re running as this horrible divisive tool. No reasonable voter wants that. You could win just posting pics of your family & pork steaks. But instead, cruelty. No thanks.
I’d rather she buy it than you.
I found it very radical when you brought that nonsense lawsuit against my kids’ school. You want to demagogue your way into the Senate. I agreed with Trump that you were a worse option than Greitens for the nomination.
She talks about healthcare for women and working for Missouri. You talk about dismantling the government and being on a holy quest. Also you signed in the trigger ban that stripped women of their rights after Roe was overturned. Who is the radical one again?
Private school boy Eric who lives in an $800,000 home is funded by Rex & hangs with a grifter [….]
Eric you are an absolutely horrible AG! I sincerely hope you lose! GFY