Category Archives: 2022 Election campaign

Iowa Man Begs Leader Of Insurrection For His Endorsement

Remember those old TV shows that attempted to show young people how awful it was to get hooked on ‘dope.’ The addicted (usually) man would need a fix, badly. He would be disheveled, with a several days growth of beard … Continue reading

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Grassley, Ernst Vote To Shut Down Government

Should come as no surprise. The government was anticipated to run out of money a week from tomorrow, October 18th. At that time the government of the United States of America would have quit paying its bills in what would … Continue reading

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Who Has Standing On Military Affairs?

The Republican approach to oversight of our military is curious and ineffective. On the one hand they vehemently criticize the administration’s handling of our country’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. On the other, Senator Tom Cotton sponsored legislation ending U.S. funding for … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republicans Vote To Shut Down Government

It should come as no surprise that Iowa’s Republicans Thursday voted to shut down the government by voting against extending the debt ceiling. The reasoning that Republicans have for using the debt ceiling as a hostage is not logical. Also … Continue reading

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Bohannan Endorsed By 314action.org In Ia-02

 https://314action.org/2021/09/09/314-action-fund-endorses-state-rep-christina-bohannan-in-ia-02-race/ 314action.org is a website with this stated mission: We’re on a mission to elect more scientists to Congress, state legislatures, and local offices. As trained problem-solvers, STEM professionals are ready, willing, and able to find solutions for the significant … Continue reading

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How Workers Can Reclaim Power

The following is a short (6 minute) video by Robert Reich. Reich is the former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton. He may be optimistic,  but he always brings up great points: Labor was once the very backbone of the … Continue reading

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Right’s Framing Of Socialism Just Too Much BS

Never forget this: If you hadn’t noticed the next election is already in full swing. As usual the lockstep Republican candidates are all singing from the same hymnal. That hymnal has various versions of the ever popular song among Republicans … Continue reading

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Kim Don’t Care

From poster Grins on democraticunderground.com:  (August 12)  In 1969 Dave Garroway (Kidz – Google it!) was the host of this enormously popular show on NBC called “The Today Show.“  Fifteen years after the first of the nationwide tests for the … Continue reading

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Glenn Hurst Announces For U.S. Senate

DR. GLENN HURST ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR THE U.S. SENATE MINDEN, Iowa, July 29, 2021—Today Dr. Glenn Hurst of Minden announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Hurst, a physician and health administrator in Pottawattamie County, cites the impact of healthcare … Continue reading

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Doing The Right Thing

Governor Kim Reynolds has neither the bandwidth nor expertise to manage the coronavirus pandemic. I didn’t vote for her, yet that is cold comfort. As COVID-19 cases increase in Iowa, and in all 50 states, her latest statement is evidence … Continue reading

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