Category Archives: 2022 Election campaign

Voter Suppression In Georgia

Republicans can’t win elections, so they must steal them. From the Rachel Maddow Show of 3/25/2021 (Last Thursday). As usual, Rachel goes extra deep to ferret out the real meaning:  

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A Rant From Thom Hartmann

Radio broadcaster and best selling author Thom Hartmann treated the country to this rant Thursday morning. Hartmann takes on the insanity and incongruity of what passes for Republican “thinking” these days. Like many who read here, I can not understand … Continue reading

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Were You Surprised At Reynold’s Poor Ratings?

Iowa pollster Ann Seltzer released a poll earlier this week in which a majority of Iowans expressed that they hope Kim Reynolds does not run for governor again: Fifty-two percent of Iowans say they hope Reynolds decides not to seek a … Continue reading

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Stealth Civil War Already In Progress

While many might look at the Governor Greg Abbott’s action in Texas ending the mandate for folks to wear masks and the accompanying order that all businesses can reopen 100% as orders that affect Abbott’s Texas only, some of us … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Time Is Now

If one needs a palate cleansing after the bitter taste of the Trump years, Stacey Abrams’ Our Time is Now is just the book to read. I didn’t know what to expect going in. I knew of her close Georgia … Continue reading

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A Lesson Learned Once Again

The Republican Party is now over 40 years into their little experiment trying to prove night and day that government doesn’t work. Pretty much the first thing out of Republican politician’s mouth is that “government doesn’t work.” When that is … Continue reading

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Midwinter Musings

To state the obvious we are in the very dead of winter. A foot of snow on the ground and temperatures that struggle to get above zero. For baseball fans this was a time known as the hot stove league, … Continue reading

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Hardly A Surprise, Was It?

I have no idea why anyone was surprised that the current President of the US lead an insurrection against our government Wednesday. He has been calling for the insurrection for weeks. His calls for violence against the system have been … Continue reading

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Perception is Reality

Thom Hartmann does a Democratic post-mortem with Indivisible Director Megan Hatcher Mays.  This video is about 9 minutes. Last week I discussed the proliferation of conservative media, particularly talk radio, in rural areas throughout the country including Iowa. Progressives have … Continue reading

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