Monthly Archives: August 2011

Loebsack and the Rock Island Arsenal

[What would the Taxed Enough Already Party be doing about the Rock Island Arsenal? We can’t answer that, but Second District Congressman Dave Loebsack is working with Republican Bobby Schilling of Illinois to “make the Army a more agile, cost-effective … Continue reading

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Jobs, Justice, And The American Dream National Symposium

We received this in our inbox yesterday from  Democratic Strategist Friday’s national symposium on “Jobs, Justice and the American Dream” sponsored by the AFL-CIO and Martin Luther King Center can be viewed here  in its entirety.  Rev. Jessie Jackson was … Continue reading

Posted in civil rights, Jobs

Passengers of Planet Earth

Passengers of Planet Earth by John Shumaker we are all Passengers on this Planet Earth Bio-Plane Learn Biota ~ Riparian Rights Small is BEAUTIFUL Being grateful we are here Breathe Air learn Song of Bioregion Noosphere Soul Sphere live off … Continue reading

Posted in Environment

This Week On The Fallon Forum: Where’s Ed?

Monday – Thursday from 7:00-800 pm, join us for the fusion of politics and civility at 98.3 WOW-FM and on-line at 983wowfm.com.  Call (515) 312-0983 or (866) 908-TALK to participate in the conversation.  If you miss the show, you can … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack and Jobs as Priority One

[Janet Lawler of the Daily Iowan attended the same event as Blog for Iowa last Friday and got a chance to interview Loebsack communications director Joe Hand. She came up with a different story from BFIA, which follows]: U.S. Rep. … Continue reading

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Protestors Say Steve King Should Focus On Jobs

Citizens in Iowa’s 5th soon-to-be 4th congressional district are rising up.  About a dozen protestors showed up outside Steve King’s congressional office in Sioux City last week.  Complete with protest signs (“Ready to work!” “Where are the jobs?” “We are … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs, Steve King, Steve King

Sunday Funday: Women Of Note edition

I was talking to one of my daughters last weekend and during our conversation I realized just how much I have been learning from both of our daughters over the past decade. Both have a commitment to ecology and an … Continue reading

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Friday Night Networking in Iowa

My work has me seeking people with whom to network, constantly. Always looking for someone new to take up the cause of mitigating the existential threats to humanity in the form of nuclear weapons and climate change. By existential threats, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election Campaign, David Loebsack, Environment, Nuclear Disarmament, Progressive Community

Why Attorney General Tom Miller Should Let Justice Run Its Course

I was a bit dismayed the other day to see that that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman had been removed from the group of Attorneys General that were prosecuting financial companies for their part in the mortgage fiasco that … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack Calls for "Super Committee" Transparency

Washington, DC August 18, 2011 – Congressman Dave Loebsack today joined a bipartisan group of 16 Representatives in sending a letter to House and Senate leadership calling for them to ensure the recently formed “Super Committee” is an open and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election Campaign, David Loebsack