Category Archives: 2022 Election campaign

Hinson Embarrasses Iowa

What’s that old saying about a politician – someone who finds out which way the parade is going and then hops to the front of it. Here in Iowa we have Ashley Hinson acting as the very epitome of that … Continue reading

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What Is Missing In This Picture?

Picture of house floor 1/6/2022 For orientation, This is a picture of the House of Representatives on Thursday January 6th, 2022. As you look at this picture, the Democratic side of the aisle is on your left; the Republican side … Continue reading

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If You’re Proud Of What You Did, Why Not Tell Everyone?

The following is a short video from Hillary Clinton’s 11 hour testimony before the highly partisan Benghazi Committee. She did not invoke all sorts of tricks to avoid testifying (3 minutes) Something I can’t figure out is why the defeated … Continue reading

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Reminder: Tuesday Is The Ninth Anniversary Of Sandy Hook

Just a short note to remind folks that Thursday December 14th is the ninth anniversary of the mass murder of children at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Much like when we heard the news of JFK’s murder, … Continue reading

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Democrats Must Reclaim Their Heritage As The Party Of Freedom

“Neccessitous Men Are Not Free” FDR January 6th, 1941 (How strange. The same date that another president would lead an attempted coup against our form of government 80 years later.)  Thom Hartmann has a daily newsletter. He calls it a … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republican House Delegation Votes To Default

Once again Iowa’s Republican members of the US House shamed the state by voting not to raise the debt ceiling and thus cause the US to default on its debts. This was not a vote to spend more money, but … Continue reading

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Covid Kim Battles The Public Good

I had a dental appointment this week. Thanks to the Covid-19 it was my first visit in 2 years. I do not like to put so much space between dental visits. I go to the U of Iowa Dental School. … Continue reading

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Wealth Inequality Has Spiraled Out Of Control

Once again, Former Secretary of Labor and Economics Professor Robert Reich discusses what may be the biggest threat to our democracy. (12 minutes)

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Covid Kim Taking Undeserved Credit

This seems to be a recurring theme in the Republican Party. Democrats do the hard work of drafting and passing legislation over the near unanimous opposition from Republicans. Then when programs are put in place, Republicans jump in front of … Continue reading

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Dog Whistles, CRT And Grassley

Earlier this week the media world was all agog over the Virginia gubernatorial race. A Republican won. This was in character for Virginia. For decades the party out of power in DC has been the winner in the Virgina governor’s … Continue reading

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