Category Archives: 2020 election campaign

The Gold Standard: The Medicare For All Act Of 2019

Got to thank Iowa Citizens for Community Involvement (ICCI) for this bit of good news I found in my inbox Wednesday evening: I’m excited to be in Washington D.C. today celebrating Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s announcement of The Medicare for All … Continue reading

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Perhaps The Oddest Moment Of The Week

Grassley praying that the president would do what any sane person would do and what he (the president) had promised he would do. This little snippet says a lot.  The very first thing it says is that Grassley – and … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Saving Some Serious Money, Joni!

And Quit Trying To Divert Our Attention From The Real Issues If you haven’t read Trish Nelson’s take down of Joni Ernst’s latest attempt to distract Iowans with her little schtick called “Make ‘Em Squeal” it is definitely worth the … Continue reading

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A Good Day To Talk About Climate Change

Almost as if he was taking orders from someone, the current president took the occasion of a polar vortex and record cold temps in the midwest to once more display his stupidity on climate change: Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump … Continue reading

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Let’s make this the Health Care Congress

Coming out of the 2018 midterm elections in which health care was the top issue on voters’ minds, Protect Our Care is releasing a report this week on our blueprint for action in this next Congress. Voters elected a “Health Care … Continue reading

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Why Condemn King Now?

A 3 minute videos from just before the midterm election. At that time King was a campaign co-chair for Kim Reynolds. Reynolds refused to disavow King at that time. She won with votes from King’s district. Political opportunism, anyone? We … Continue reading

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IDP Email, Part 2: Defeat Joni Ernst Fund

I hope the email from IDP is not supposed to be secret because I am really happy to spread what I believe is a brilliant idea: let’s start now and build up a fund for whatever Democrat comes out of … Continue reading

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Couple Of Events Coming Up Of Interest

The first event is the Annual Progress Iowa Holiday Event coming up next Thursday (December 20th)  in Des Moines.  Tickets can be ordered online here. It looks like it a great line up for what could be thought of as … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Next Crash

The left has some great economists that can sort out trends and make them understandable to the common person like you and I. For me the very best are Paul Krugman of the New York Times and Robert Reich. Today … Continue reading

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Ernst Shows Ignorance On Climate

We just got past what I believe many of us felt may have been the last gasp for real democracy to maintain its tenuous grip on this country. Now the Democrats have the difficult task of simultaneously attempting to  craft … Continue reading

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