Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Will 2019 Be Better Or Worse Than 2018?

Happy new year from Blog for Iowa! The #trumpresistance prevailed in 2018 by doing the one thing that was essential to the survival of Democracy, helping Democrats take back congress. Democracy will live to see another day. May we forge … Continue reading

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For Auld Lang Syne

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Why We Should All Boycott Factory Farming

“The disastrous impact of factory farms is not just on the animals abused there, but also on our environment, and even on our health. Read more about factory farms and the changes that you can make in order to have … Continue reading

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Iowans Arrested At Border During Peaceful Protest

“..there were machine guns, tear gas, riot gear…we were there to make a statement that immigrants have a right to seek asylum.. they tried to push us back and.. we kept our feet planted on the ground and didn’t move … Continue reading

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Help Track Manure Application Violations

from Citizens for Community Improvement  http://iowacci.org/ On Friday, December 21 the ban on manure application on snow-covered ground kicks in. Because of a wet fall (thanks climate change), a late harvest, and an early freeze, factory farms have been racing … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Air Pollution Problem

According to this EPA air quality map, every county in Iowa has poor air quality. Red counties are the worst.  http://creativemethods.com/airquality/maps/iowa.htm Letter to the editor of the Storm Lake Times When it comes to Iowa’s water quality problems, the elephant … Continue reading

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Outfoxing The Holidays

Merry Christmas from Blog for Iowa and good luck!

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Top Lies Of Trump FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

In addition to getting rid of Dear Leader ASAP, the nation also desperately needs a national media reform movement.  Sign up to receive action alerts and find out about more activist tools at Freepress. Seems like one has to be … Continue reading

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Loebsack Statement On Farm Bill

December 20, 2018 As we head into the new year, I am pleased that farmers across Iowa and the nation will now have the certainty they need to be able to plan for the upcoming planting season thanks to the … Continue reading

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Three Top Myths Of The 2018 Election

And now for some serious, data-based discussion of the 2018 mid-term election results brought to you by The Democratic Strategist.  [There is also a fascinating read When The GOP Gerrymanders Should Dems Do The Same?  on the TDS site that … Continue reading

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