Category Archives: 2020 election campaign

Kelcey Brackett – A Good Pick Up Opportunity in HD 91

Kelcey Brackett for Iowa House District 91 MtcSatpyuuonsorel 1id ·  I am proud to share that today I received notification from the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO President Ken Sagar that I have received their endorsement. This is of particular significance … Continue reading

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Killing The “Public” Entity

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” the old political saying goes. Lord knows we have a huge crisis in front of us. Had we had any kind of even substandard leadership, the US may have been able to … Continue reading

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Leave It All On The Field

(Trish Nelson will return to the editor’s desk on Monday. I hope you found value in some of my posts the last four weeks). As Joe Biden and company build an organization to defeat Donald Trump part of its energy … Continue reading

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Cattle Markets – What Side Are You On?

It seems crazy that cattle producer margins are constantly being squeezed by meat packers as the herd goes to market during the pandemic. “Between April and May, producers saw their cattle prices plummet,” wrote Jessica Fu in The Counter. “Meanwhile … Continue reading

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Debunking All The Joni Ernst Attacks

This just in from Sam Newton at the Theresa Greenfield campaign. Hi all – As Politifact is slamming the NRSC’s latest false claim against Theresa Greenfield, that now means every political attack that the NRSC and the Ernst campaign have … Continue reading

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Hinson Plagiarism Very Troubling

I suppose a person shouldn’t be too surprised that first district Republican congressional candidate Ashley Hinson has been caught plagiarizing from a variety of sources, including her opponent Congress Woman Abby Finkenauer. Finkenauer has been an excellent congress member for … Continue reading

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LULAC Condemns Trump Executive Order

Nation’s Leading Latino Civil Rights Organization Calls Excluding Undocumented Immigrants from Census A Denial of Basic Rights Editor’s note: The Latino population in Iowa is approximately 171,000 and growing daily. Latinos have been instrumental keeping many small towns in Iowa … Continue reading

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Trump Desperately Needs An Enemy 

Donald Trump is desperately seeking an enemy to do combat with between now and November 3rd. He needs to take on that evergreen political persona of warrior king to boost his chances at once again pulling off a theft of … Continue reading

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Rep. Axne, Iowans Speak Up for Seniors Amid Pandemic

This just in from Progress Iowa: Rep. Cindy Axne, Iowans Speak Up for Seniors Amid Pandemic Coronavirus, Poor Leadership from Gov. Reynolds Reveals Struggles in Care Centers (Des Moines, Iowa) — Thursday, Rep. Cindy Axne, Glenn Hurst, Executive Director of … Continue reading

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No Time To Spare -103 Days Until Nov. 3

The Nov. 3 general election is 103 days out. Buckle your seat belt. It’s going to be a bumpy ride to the polls closing. Twitter maven Caroline Orr said it about as well as anyone. Her advice seems solid. I … Continue reading

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