Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Michael Moore Interview With Ari Melber

A pet peeve I have is when Democrats slam other Democrats publicly. Okay, maybe I’ve done it once or twice on a very small scale. I’m a big fan of Michael Moore, have read all of his books and have … Continue reading

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Trump, DeVos And The Assault On U.S. Public Education

by Ralph Scharnau President Trump and his Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have put privatization of our public schools at the center of the national school debate. They both clearly make expanding so-called “school choice” their top education policy. DeVos labeled … Continue reading

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The Corruption Of America By Fox News

Kevin Rudd,  former prime minister of Australia, published an article last year in the Sidney Morning Herald,  Cancer Eating the Heart of Australian Democracy. It was about the damage Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has done in Australia.  After citing other … Continue reading

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UI Student Activists Confront President Harreld On Coal Power Plant

Students chant “no more excuses!” on coal, demanding action from U of I president Bruce Harreld on ending the coal plant’s contributions to carbon-dioxide emissions.  Check out more videos on Blog for Iowa’s YouTube channel. Follow us on Facebook and … Continue reading

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Local Sinclair Broadcasting Stations Are Airing Anti-Impeachment Propaganda

Hard to imagine how anyone could watch these clowns and believe a word they say, but that’s where we’re at. Contact your local Sinclair-owned station. Here is a list: KDSM (Des Moines), KGAN Cedar Rapids, KFAX (Iowa City/Dubuque), KPTH and … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Join The #TrumpResistance

If you haven’t yet, you can join Indivisible Iowa by clicking on this link.  Every state and congressional district has an Indivisible group. Find Indivisible Iowa on Facebook and Twitter. Indivisible is the front line of the #trumpresistance.  ### Action … Continue reading

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Trump Impeachment Will Test The Strength Of The Right Wing Propaganda Machine

Fox News is the propaganda arm of the Trump white house.  But it seems lately the right wing propaganda machine seems to be cracking. “It is a crime for the president to solicit aid for his campaign from a foreign … Continue reading

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Trump’s Denial Changes From No Collusion To No Pressure

Hilarious. The Daily Show continues to be the best source for news analysis.

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Upcoming Joni Ernst Town Hall And Schedule of Candidate Appearances

Appearances by Democratic candidates, October 2019 Tom SteyerOct 1, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m. Barley’s, 114 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA A conversation with Tom Steyer. Tom SteyerOct 2, 2019, 9-10:15 a.m. Hardline Coffee Company, 611 5th St, Sioux City, IA Meet … Continue reading

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Iowa Statehouse News

And now for a quick break from all-Trump-all-the-time media coverage. It’s a good idea to subscribe to your legislator’s newsletter. This is from Mary Mascher, State Representative, Iowa House District 86. September 25, 2019 Great Iowa Treasure Hunt; Do You … Continue reading

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