Monthly Archives: May 2017

“Summer of Citizenship” Begins Saturday, June 3rd

Action alert from Rob Hogg: The “Summer of Citizenship” Begins Saturday, June 3, at the “Picnic for the People” in Boone Welcome to the “Summer of Citizenship,” a campaign to encourage and empower Iowans to reach out and listen to … Continue reading

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Waiting For Trump On Climate Action

While in Europe, Pope Francis and the G7 leaders bent President Trump’s ears about climate change. The Pope presented a copy of Laudato Sí, On Care For Our Common Home, his encyclical on consumerism, irresponsible development, environmental degradation and global … Continue reading

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Recess Town Halls In Iowa May 30 – June 3

“I’ve heard this from two additional sources. Make this recess count, folks. You have from now till June 5.” “INTEL: Several GOP Senators have privately said this recess is the test – if they get blowback at home, they’ll tell … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary Of JFK’s Birth

Kennedy Inaugural speech There simply couldn’t be a greater contrast between presidents than the contrast between the man born 100 years ago tomorrow and the current president. President Kennedy was a man of intelligence, wit, charm and grace. He had … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Memorial Day Solemnity

Sadly, our current president has turned the war making over to the generals to handle with little interference from the administration. Anybody want to guess what will happen? Anyone think our generals will be looking for peaceful ways to solve … Continue reading

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Trump Budget: Immorality In Black And White

Here are a couple of analyses of the Trump agenda. One of the best attributes of the internet is that a citizen can find in depth reviews of issues of the day. This is why we need an open and … Continue reading

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New Governor, Same As The Old Governor

From Progress Iowa: Meet the new Governor, same as the old Governor. Kim Reynolds was just sworn in as Governor, taking over for Terry Branstad. What will be the difference between the two? Not much. Reynolds has been there … Continue reading

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Republican Death Bill

  Frankly, there are times that a person gets so mad that it is hard to think or write straight. Bear with me. Death Bill Don’t know what else to call it. What Republicans moved through the House earlier this … Continue reading

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Why MSNBC Is Moving To The Right

There are reports that Lawrence O’Donnell will soon go the way of Keith Olbermann, Melissa Harris-Perry, and Ed Schultz.

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All Hands On Deck – Trump Coming To Eastern Iowa

Please share far and wide. Find your Indivisible Iowa group here and start making plans to show up for the Iowa #TrumpResistance. Donald Trump will be in Cedar Rapids next week. Donald Trump will be at the DoubleTree … Continue reading

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