Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Loebsack Questions FCC Commissioners About Broadband DATA Act

“Dave questioned FCC Commissioners about his Broadband DATA Act to improve the collection of data to ensure broadband gets to where it is needed, including rural areas. He also discussed the Precision Ag Act that was signed into law as … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About The December Democratic Debate

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All Hands On Deck: What Caucus Night In Johnson County Will Be Like

Here’s a note from John Deeth, caucus organizer, JC Dems As you all know caucus season is fast approaching. The Johnson County Democrats and Republicans have been working together for several months to schedule locations, and we are moving on … Continue reading

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Common Sense Ideas About Reducing Gun Violence in the United States

by Ralph Scharnau The gun control debate continues to roil politics in the United States. The divide between those who favor stricter gun laws and those who don’t revolves around the Second Amendment. The Amendment states: “A well regulated Militia, … Continue reading

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Joni Ernst Chooses Gun Rights Over Victim Safety

Progress Iowa Report: Ernst refuses to protect domestic violence survivors Ernst’s VAWA reauthorization attempt allows convicted stalkers to continue gun possession Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa released a report today, detailing the failure of Senator Joni Ernst to protect … Continue reading

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Is Democracy Sustainable When Paid Ads Replace Journalism?

  VOX: “President Donald Trump is angry about impeachment and he wants his supporters to be, too — and he’s spending millions of dollars to make that happen.” Action alert from Indivisible. Click here to join Indivisible Iowa. The GOP … Continue reading

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How Corporations Swallowed Family Farms In Iowa

This from The Guardian: How America’s food giants swallowed the family farms. Across the midwest, the rise of factory farming is destroying rural communities. And the massive corporations behind this devastation are now eyeing a post-Brexit UK market.  Semi-automated pig … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Impeachment Conversation Tips

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Stacey Abrams Retains Greg Palast Team To Fight Georgia’s Voter Purge In Court

Stacey Abrams Hires Palast Investigations Team for Massive Federal Suit to Restore Voting Rights By Greg Palast Stacey Abrams’ non-profit Fair Fight has retained the Palast Investigations team experts to provide court testimony, based on our six years of investigation, … Continue reading

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Trump’s Blatant Lying A Power Display; Media Continues To Display Cluelessness

Any of this sound familiar? http://www.openculture.com/2017/01/hannah-arendt-explains-how-propaganda-uses-lies-to-erode-all-truth-morality.html “In an ever-changing, incomprehensible world the masses had reached the point where they would, at the same time, believe everything and nothing, think that everything was possible and nothing was true… The totalitarian mass … Continue reading

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