Category Archives: 2022 Election campaign

Radical Right Budgetary Shenanigans

As headlines of a monster of a storm bearing down on Florida early in the week and expectations of major revelations coming from another January 6th committee hearing captured most of the news consuming public this week, stories of another … Continue reading

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Franken Hits Grassley’s Lack Of Respect For Service Members

From a Franken fund raising email: Grassley must apologize to every veteran The attacks from Chuck Grassley keep coming. “The most liberal nominee in Iowa Senate history” “Radical” “Socialist” Gotta love it! Chuck Grassley doesn’t know what to say about … Continue reading

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Grassley Votes Against Open Democracy Yet Again

From The Hill:   Senate Republicans voted Thursday to block the consideration of a bill to promptly require organizations that spend money on elections to promptly disclose the identities of donors who give $10,000 or more during an election cycle. … Continue reading

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The First Monday In October Is Nigh

As many of you know the First Monday of October is the traditional start of the Supreme Court term that will run until June of next year. This year may be one of the most momentous SCOTUS sessions ever. To … Continue reading

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Major Storm Coming?

This is a kind of stream of consciousness that has been floating in my mind all morning. Feels like the only way I can get rid of it is to put it down on paper. It is finally looking like … Continue reading

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Weed In Iowa? The Majority Says ‘Yes!’

I read this article on Iowa Starting Line this week and was kind of fascinated about how out of step Chuck Grassley is with Iowans. While marijuana is but one issue, it is rather typical of Grassley being about 50 … Continue reading

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Reynolds Costs Iowa Big Bucks

Maybe it is because I am getting into my cantankerous time of life. Maybe I am just getting really cynical after being lied to by people trying to make my money theirs. But when I hear Kim Reynolds on TV … Continue reading

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Why Teachers Are Important

From Robert Reich a great tribute to a teacher. A video (3 minutes) that points out what the radical right is doing to our schools. The radical right Republicans have been using teachers as one of their go-to whipping boys … Continue reading

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Will Republicans Accept Their Losses This Fall?

Just doing a little musing. We still have a former president and I hope future inmate running around all over the country trying to get his picks elected to congress. In elections, his main claim is that elections are rigged. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Is 9/11

Richard Clarke talks about Bush Administration failure (3 minutes) Tomorrow will be the 21st anniversary of the attack on America that took place in 2001. There will be the usual remembrances that will pour out the deep sense of sadness … Continue reading

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