Category Archives: 2016 Election Campaign

Where To Turn For Real News

With the coming of an administration hell bent on controlling news and especially analysis of said administration’s doings we need to make sure that we become informed and stay informed on a daily basis. As noted in a blogforiowa posting … Continue reading

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Resting Up For The Coming Trump Administration Hell

All of us at BFIA hope you’re enjoying a nice break over the holidays before it’s time to get back to work saving Democracy and the planet.  For some escapist fare with a moral to the story, try this BFIA … Continue reading

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Iowa, Unions, And The Right Wing Propaganda Machine

Yes, last year on his radio show, Jan Mickelson said “what’s wrong with slavery?” and nobody thought a thing about it. Well, some bloggers did, and a few national “elitist” progressives, but not your average Joe Iowan. Like the proverbial … Continue reading

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The Only Thing To Fear

Reprinted with permission from the January 2017 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter, available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City 52244. by Jesse Case Although it feels like we … Continue reading

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Identity Politics

In case you missed it, Samantha Bee shows how misguided those who blame “identity politics” as the reason for Democratic losses in November. Republicans are horrible at governing but they are great at advertising and twisting words. As Samantha Bee … Continue reading

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President Obama: “We Will Take Action”

 

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Open Letter to the GOP

The following “Open Letter To The GOP” was written by NanceGreggs as a rant on democraticunderground.com earlier this week. It says out loud what many Americans are feeling and fearing: Open Letter to the GOP Subject: Donald Trump Query: What … Continue reading

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Iowa Meet Your Next Governor

 

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The ACA, Medicare And Morality

Paul Ryan has made little secret of the fact that he is gunning for the three big Democratic achievements that keep many people alive in this country. The biggest and perhaps easiest target is the Affordable Care Act. Since it … Continue reading

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Tess Rafferty: Aftermath Of 2016

From the youtube posting of this video: Tess Rafferty wrote this piece on November 10th, 2016, 48 hours after the election. I (Steve Cohen) suggested we put the post on film. Together with Aaron Barrocas we created this video. Since … Continue reading

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