Monthly Archives: October 2011

This Week On The Fallon Forum: Was 9-11 An Inside Job?

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  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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Happy All Hallow’s Eve

by John Shumaker Dear One, Happy All Hallow’s Eve, And tomorrow… Happy Samhain, The Celtic, Druidic, Wiccan, Old Religion, Craft New Year This is the Night when the veils between the worlds are the thinnest, This is the Night when … Continue reading

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How You Can Protect Iowa’s Soil and Water in the Farm Bill

From Iowa Environmental Council – Protect Iowa’s Soil and Water in the Farm Bill Restore the Conservation Compliance Covenant   Take Action! Calls and emails needed by Tuesday Nov. 1 US lawmakers are currently proposing major changes to the Farm … Continue reading

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Occupy Iowa City Walk To The Pentacrest

Occupy Iowa City held an action Saturday (see Saturday’s BFIA post), a march from College Green Park to the ped mall (Black Hawk Mini Park) where there were speeches and a presentation by four corporate pigs defending the 1%.  The … Continue reading

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Who Is Scaring The Bejezus Out Of Republicans?

Who said this? “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”  Thomas Edison in 1931 to … Continue reading

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The Courtney Report

28 – October – 2011 Everyone welcome at education reform discussions How can we help our students do even better? Which of Gov. Branstad’s education reform ideas will help our local schools—and which might hurt? I want to know what … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday – Scary Questions Edition.

Of course I would do something on Halloween. Our family has always loved the stories and the lore of Halloween. We have great Christmas memories but we also have great Halloween memories. I once heard someone say that Halloween ushers … Continue reading

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Today’s Occupy Iowa City Event: Video

Here’s the first of several videos of the Occupy Iowa City event today. This video shows the beginning of the march from College Green Park to the ped mall in downtown Iowa City.  At the ped mall there were speakers … Continue reading

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Government Doesn’t Create Jobs?

“Government does not create jobs” is one of the latest and most often repeated mantras of the right wing. Or at least part of the mantra. The rest continues on to say that the only real jobs are jobs that … Continue reading

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Occupy Iowa Halloween Weekend Events

Occupy Iowa City ANTI-GREED MARCH AND RALLY. Saturday, October 29th, 11:30 AM College Green. Informative speakers giving examples of the shameless GREED displayed by Wall Street execs (Do you KNOW what AIG did with their bailout money?!) and what you … Continue reading

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