Category Archives: 2020 election campaign

The Sonnyside

As with much else in the current administration the Department of Agriculture seems to be spending more time on window dressing and presentation than on actually doing work that would help their constituents. Considering that Iowa’s main industry is agriculture … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Greta Thunberg Comes To Iowa City Edition

Iowa City had the great honor of hosting Greta Thunberg Friday. For those who are unaware of who Thunberg is, she is a quiet, Swedish teenager who has taken on the task of saving the world from climate change. It … Continue reading

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Saturday Twofer: Internet Trolls And The Real Lesson Of Ukraine

I ran across two stories this week that offer some positive outlooks on a couple of bleak issues in our society today. The first is a TED talk from journalist Andrew Marantz discussing the bizarre world of internet trolls. The … Continue reading

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White House Kills Gun Legislation Over Impeachment

This is simply one of the sickest misdirections I have ever heard. We are in a absolute crisis in this country due to guns. Anyone who is concerned about the health and happiness of the majority of citizens in this … Continue reading

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Good Gawd, Ernst

From KMA radio in Shenandoah: “Iowa Senator Joni Ernst accuses Democrats of trying to throw President Trump “under the bus” with the Ukrainian phone call scandal. Earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced plans for a formal impeachment inquiry … Continue reading

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GM Strike Proves The Need For National Health Care

As many of you know workers at General Motors have been on strike for two weeks. As many of you also know, one of the first moves from the management side in this strike was to cut the company’s payment … Continue reading

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Recent Videos From Robert Reich: Oligarchy Versus The Rest Of Us

Corporate lies. A couple of things that Reich doesn’t mention in here are: Labor union are the most effective deterrent to an accretion of power in an executive in a democracy. Labor voting for the party of money and business … Continue reading

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Frustrated Rant

  This week comes to an end with our current president once again – ONCE AGAIN mind you – being accused of some sort of major breach of security. Does it rise to the level of treason? So far we … Continue reading

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Two Stories Of Note From Progress Iowa

We would like to tip our hats to the folks over at Progress Iowa for bringing these stories to our attention. This is what watchdog groups are supposed to do. As many may recall our current governor accepted airplane rides … Continue reading

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Argentina And China Make Deal On Soymeal

It seems like every week farmers suffer another kick in the ass as an outgrowth of the current president’s ill advised and poorly conceived trade war with China. This week brought the news that China and Argentina agreed to a … Continue reading

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