Category Archives: 2020 election campaign

The Ads Are Making Themselves

And Trump is, as usual, threatening to sue. The Chosen One, our Dear Leader, who couldn’t lead his way out of a paper bag, is having his actual words and actions being used by Democrats in ads. When a leader … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Hunkering Down Edition

Wow – here it comes. Looks like the pandemic is roaring thanks in great part to a total lack of action by the Chosen One and only slightly more action by our puppet of a governor.  Our best hopes that … Continue reading

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Where Did The Money Come From?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post giving my understanding of how the Republican Party (aka now the Trumpublicans) had worked for 40 years to drive the country so deeply in debt that the government could not possibly … Continue reading

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Al Franken Has A Blog

This YouTube of a recent Al Franken podcast is 55 minutes long, but worth a listen: I was delighted to find out this week that Al Franken has a blog. Count me among one of his greatest fans as a … Continue reading

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Scholten Asks For Donations To Food Bank Of Iowa

This is certainly a difficult time for so many. Between workers being laid off, schools closing, and shortages of groceries and other items, folks are struggling right now. When times get tough, we need to look out for our friends … Continue reading

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Property Vs. People

An appearance by Heather Cox Richardson on WGBH in Boston before the impeachment: (12 minutes, but very interesting – stay to the end for the predictions of what happens to the Republican Party) Many folks have picked up on the … Continue reading

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“When You Fail To Plan……”

Perhaps most everyone has heard that little saying from Ben Franklin – “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Never has this been illustrated so graphically as it is being now. The Covid-19 virus outbreak has been been … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Biden Speaks On Corona Virus Thursday

What real leadership looks like: (18 minutes) Hard to believe that we have to wait nearly a year to put someone in place who actually cares about this country and its people.  All the current leadership is concerned about is … Continue reading

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Letters, We Send Letters!

From our friend Don Paulson in Muscatine commenting on the Iowa legislature: Dear Editor,   The Iowa Legislature started a new session and already some Republicans are talking looney-tunes. One of their ideas is to eliminate the state’s income tax and … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: International Women’s Day Edition

Seems to be an odd juxtaposition that International Women’s Day would come right on the heels of the withdrawal of the last viable female candidate from the presidential campaign. I am fairly confident that there will be a female VP … Continue reading

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