Category Archives: 2020 election campaign

Positions Of Trust

Here we go again. The Governor of Iowa takes tax payer money that came from the federal government to help small businesses that have been harmed by the pandemic and uses some twisted logic to decide that money to ameliorate … Continue reading

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Matt Tapscott Iowa Senate District 28

Last spring a most interesting move took place. Incumbent Iowa state senator Michael Breitbach announced his retirement. District 28 is in Iowa’s very northeast corner, bordering both Minnesota and Wisconsin. While many might think the district is rural and therefore … Continue reading

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Survivor Urges Ernst to Reauthorize VAWA

In this video from Progress Iowa, citizen Margi Stephens calls out current Iowa senator Joni Ernst for Ernst’s action – or rather lack of action – on the once totally uncontroversial Violence Against Women Act or VAWA. As Stephens runs … Continue reading

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Sarah Trone Garriott, Iowa Senate District 22

With the exodus of voters from the Republican Party in the suburbs it looks like another suburban area of Des Moines may be a bit closer than expected this vote. Iowa Senate District 22 is in the western Des Moines … Continue reading

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Iowa Needs Rhonda Martin For State Senate

District 20 Candidate Faces Brad Zaun Donate here   One of the most extreme right members of the Iowa legislature is State Senator Brad Zaun of Iowa’s 20th senatorial district in the northwest portion of Polk County.  Zaun has been … Continue reading

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Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago?

Back in 1980, Ronald Reagan turned a debate with that question. Since then that has been a question that many of us ask ourselves as we evaluate the candidates in our own minds. As the election nears we can use this … Continue reading

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Vote Early Available Now!

We got our ballots on Monday. We voted at home Tuesday. Wednesday we drove to our county seat and put our ballots in the county’s deposit box. As we did this we observed  that business at that deposit box was … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Fall Edition

Randy Rainbow is doing a fundraiser for the ACLU with this video. Go to the YouTube website to contribute: Nothing makes me happier than fall. This is shaping up to be a great fall. I have never seen polling numbers … Continue reading

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An Unusual Senate Candidate In Western Iowa

C.J. Peterson of Breda in Iowa Senate District 6 breaks the mold. One thing about the Democratic Party in recent years, our candidates are more and more reflecting the diversity of the nation as a whole. As we do that … Continue reading

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Choosing Those Who Believe In Reality

As the country careens toward the end of the election season, Iowa is literally careening toward the vary dubious (and preventable) mark of over 100,000 of its citizens having been infected. That is over 3% and growing fast. Of those … Continue reading

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