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One Democratic Win At A Time

by Molly Regan It is with great pride and pleasure that I tell you about the swearing in Monday, February 6th of the newest Democrat to the Iowa House of Representatives. My great friend and excellent progressive Democrat MONICA KURTH … Continue reading

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Branstad No Friend Of Public Schools

by Molly Regan For those of us who reaped the benefits of a superb public school experience, I know we all wish that could be the same for Iowa’s children now. But, it appears Iowa legislators Linda Miller, Ross Paustian, … Continue reading

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Archer’s Comment An Insult To Veterans

Letter to the Editor  by Molly Regan The letter appeared in the Quad Cities Times Wednesday It is unfortunate that our U.S. veterans living and deceased have been spit upon by John Archer, candidate for Iowa’s 2nd District Congressional seat.  … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks Occupied A Bus 56 Years Ago, Still Inspires Today

by Molly Regan On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks got on a bus and sat down. When she was told by a white man to move to the back of the bus, she refused, and was … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day! http://johndenver.com/ Celebrate morning,The cry of a loon on a lake in the nightDreams that are born in the dawn's early lightCelebrate morning.Celebrate living,The laughter that sings in the heart of a child,Freedom that flies to the call … Continue reading

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No Fracking Way!

No Fracking Way! by Molly ReganUpdate:   Fracking Blowout Causes Massive Spill in Pennsylania  Fracking is a chemical pressure method of extracting natural gas from rock deep underground. Fracking is done by gas and oil companies in over 40 states in the … Continue reading

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Scott County Board of Supervisors Gives Pass To More CAFOs

Scott County Board of Supervisors Gives Pass To More CAFOs by Molly Regan When the Scott County Board of Supervisors took public comment on Tom Dittmer's request for an expansion to existing hog confinements, the board asked that speakers address … Continue reading

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An Iowa Perspective: BP Well From Hell v.World’s Largest Slaughterhouse

An Iowa Perspective: BP Well From Hell v. World's Largest Slaughterhouse Submitted by Molly Regan  I used to think Triumph's proposed slaughterhouse was the worst thing that could happen…this new disaster trumps all. ~ Well from Hell Destined to be … Continue reading

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Francis Thicke In First Place For Democracy for America Endorsement

Francis Thicke In First Place For Democracy For America Endorsement – Go Vote Now! Francis Thicke is right now in first place for a DFA endorsement.  Please vote for Francis,  instructions below.  Winning a DFA endorsement could help the campaign … Continue reading

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Rally Against Proposed Slaughterhouse on Wetlands In Quad-Cities

Rally Against Proposed Slaughterhouse on Wetlands In Quad-Cities Slaughterhouse proposed to be built on wetlands on Barstow Road in Rock Island county followed by mass industrial hog confinements in eastern Iowa and western Illinois River Rally at RiversideSaturday June 26, … Continue reading

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