Category Archives: 2020 election campaign

Sunday Funday: Uterine Support System Edition

Sam Bee teaches sex education to senators: (10 minutes) Women will now be reclassified (hat tip to Mike Lukovich for this term) as “Uterine Support Systems.”  It is certainly too bad that humor can’t get through to the Trumpist Party … Continue reading

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Rita Hart Running In Ia-02

Some exciting news in the old email bag Tuesday – former state senator and lieutenant governor candidate in the Fred Hubbell campaign last fall – Rita Hart – has announced that she will be a candidate to replace the retiring … Continue reading

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Jay Inslee: Climate Leader For President

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the fourth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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In Green News, Others Pass Us By

Some quite interesting news around the world as other countries move away from fossil fuels and toward renewables for their energy.   From Africa we get news that the country of Zambia is celebrating a unique achievement – the elimination … Continue reading

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Grassley Tries His Damndest To Avoid ACA Question

“You are threatening my life” says constituent Looking fully like the old fool that he is, Chuck Grassley tries to employ a dance to make it seem like he is all in favor of the ACA and covering pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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“Green New Deal In The Future” With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Monday is the 49th Earth Day. Let’s make this a day of commitment to your only home. (About 7 minutes) This short video seems to be going viral. If you have seen it, sit back and watch again. This is … Continue reading

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About That $93 Trillion Green New Deal

While our senator makes stuff up, AOC discusses reality. You may remember about a month ago that Senator Joni Ernst sent out one of her ridiculous “Make ‘em Squeal” newsletters about the Green New Deal. Without any supporting evidence she … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley, and Senate Republicans Are Selling A Scam On Pre-Existing Conditions

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Des Moines, Iowa — Senate Republicans have spent ten years trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions. They support President Trump’s lawsuit to … Continue reading

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Forums And Issues

If I recall correctly, the Iowa legislature tries to adjourn by the end of April. With the lock Republicans have on government, it is doubtful they will run into any snags. They can pass anything and Reynolds will sign it … Continue reading

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Loebsack Retiring

From the Quad City Times: “Dave Loebsack is retiring from Congress. A Democrat from Iowa City who has represented eastern Iowa’s 2nd Congressional district since 2007, Loebsack made the announcement Friday afternoon. Loebsack will retire from Congress at the end … Continue reading

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