What's his story? Old-school ex-newspaperman morphed into 21st-century citizen journalist and government watchdog, all while teaching communication arts in Joplin public schools. He has a crackerjack ability to sift through public records to expose fetid connections between special-interest money and Missouri politicians. Also skewers the mainstream media.
Updates per day: 2 or more
Blogging since: October 2003
Usefulness factor: Helps you be an informed citizen at the ballot box.
It is nice to know that someone's reading.
Congratulations to the other four blogs that were on Holman's list, KY3 Political Notebook with David Catanese, The Snarling Marmot with Amy McMasters, Moxie Blog with Dan and Nicole Chilton; and Branson, Missouri, with Darin Codon. Links to those well-deserving blogs are featured on the right-hand side of this page, except for the Moxie Blog, which I need to check out.