Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Thinking of Running For Office? How To Tell Your Story And Get Elected

“America is currently experiencing a wave of far-right propaganda previously unimagined in our history.” “In order to connect with people we have to break down those barriers that separate us from them. “ There’s always something interesting on the Thom … Continue reading

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Local Activists Fight CAFOs In Johnson County

https://dailyiowan.com/2018/12/13/grannies-and-neighborhood-activists-fight-local-cafos/ The unhappy neighbors of two local factory farms have teamed up with the 100 Grannies for a Livable Future to protest [CAFO] operations around Johnson County. Over the years, he and his discontented neighbors on Oak Crest Hill Road … Continue reading

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Rep. Eric Swalwell To Hold Gun Violence Town Hall In Des Moines

Rep. Swalwell has said he is considering running for president in 2020. He will also be a speaker at Progress Iowa’s Sixth Annual Holiday Event. ### Congressman Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host a student town hall on gun violence featuring … Continue reading

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Update: Iowa’s CAFO Problem

Updated YouTube link: Tim Wagner, Izaak Walton League, Agriculture Outreach Coordinator Rodger Routh Video

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Sean Hannity Is The Real President

It has been cast about that Fox News is the real president.  Actually, it appears to be Sean Hannity. Media Matters for America Since taking office, President Donald Trump’s relationship with chief Fox News propagandist Sean Hannity has been extensively … Continue reading

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Iowa Senate Democrats Release Committee Assignments

Good to know what committees your state senator is on. Here is a list of the assignments. Follow the Iowa Senate Democrats on Facebook. 2019 Iowa Senate Democratic Committee Assignments DES MOINES– Senate Democratic Leader Janet Petersen released committee assignments … Continue reading

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Join Indivisible Day Of Action

Important update from Indivisible.  Find your local group if you are not yet connected. Join our day of action on the first day of the next Congress. In just a few weeks, the 116th Congress will be sworn in. The … Continue reading

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Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim Chronicles Journey To Wake Up The Nation

“I write this book to chronicle a journey of seven million steps, sounding the alarm that we have unleashed great evil upon our collective home, attempting to rouse a nation out of apathy, challenging every day people to extraordinary action.”  … Continue reading

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Sinclair Must-See Segments Intended To Create Fear And Influence Elections

Have you ever thought about what it would take to make you want to run out of the United States on foot to Canada taking nothing more than what you could carry?  And what if you had only flip flops … Continue reading

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Charlie Cook: Iowa Likely To Lean Republican In 2020

Iowa will still lean Republican in 2020 according to Charlie Cook despite flipping congressional seats from 3 Rs/1 Dem; to 3 Dems/1 R in 2018. “What were the three states that made the difference in 2016? Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania. What … Continue reading

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