Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Joni Then Joni Now

Please share this ad that exposes the quintessential Iowa girl as a grifter and donate to Midwest Victory PAC to defeat Joni Ernst.  

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Iowa Republicans Took Money From Donor Charged In Prostitution Ring

http://progressiowa.org/2019/03/iowa-gop-chuck-grassley-received-thousands-of-dollars-from-donor-charged-in-prostitution-sting/ Iowa GOP & Chuck Grassley received thousands of dollars from donor charged in prostitution sting Progress Iowa calls on Jeff Kaufmann and Senator Chuck Grassley to give donations received from John Childs to fight human trafficking Des Moines, Iowa … Continue reading

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Congress May Reinstate Net Neutrality

Action alert from Fight for the Future For months, lawmakers have been promising to fully overturn Ajit Pai’s net neutrality repeal.1 Now news just broke that Wednesday morning they plan to announce the “Save the Internet Act” to reinstate strong … Continue reading

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The United States and its Enduring Legacy of Liberty

by Ralph Scharnau How people in the United States view themselves individually and as a nation often comes down to one idea, liberty. Liberty, the central term in our politics, is embedded in our history and in our language. The … Continue reading

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SF 360 Another Bad Republican Idea

Not sure why anyone would think this is a good idea or be invested in pushing it forward.  Republicans just don’t like burdensome regulations?  Apparently, they want to change Iowa’s safe haven law to bypass DHS and court oversight. Republican … Continue reading

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Iowa Needs CAFO Moratorium

Protesters call for CAFO moratorium at Iowa state capitol this week.  Roger Routh video. 

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Iowa Farm Bureau Official: “Most Rural Communities Will Soon Disappear”

This article, To Revive Rural America We Must Fix Our Broken Food System,  by Iowa’s own Austin Frerick in the American Conservative, is a must read.  Here are some highlights. Click here to read the entire article.  While the outook … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans: Eliminate School Nurses, Librarians, Dental And Vision Screenings

Action alert from Iowa Senate Democrats Iowa’s Republican legislators want to ELIMINATE school nurses, librarians, dental and vision screenings, wellness checks and more from Iowa’s schools. Contact your legislator and tell them all children, especially kids at rural schools, deserve … Continue reading

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Stopping The Gun Nuts In Iowa

Sharing this action alert from Iowans for Gun Safety  (updated): Iowans for Gun safety is joining with other organizations to speak out on Wednesday, February 27 to tell lawmakers they support Iowa’s common sense gun laws and to Vote No … Continue reading

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Bolkcom: Iowa Should Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

  Here are the top reasons to regulate marijuana in the same way that Iowa regulates alcohol Marijuana prohibition hasn’t worked and hurts taxpayers and everyday Iowans. Marijuana prohibition is ineffective and expensive. While law enforcement and the court system … Continue reading

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