Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Paying For Tax Cuts May Take Down Social Security

Government To Borrow ONE TRILLION Dollars To Pay For Tax Cuts From Ring of Fire:  (3 minutes) Imagine that – paying for the Republican tax cuts for the rich may eventually take down the safety net programs, especially the most … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Finally Fall Edition

This weekend is the kind of weekend that we literally wait all year for. It is right on the line between warm and cool. It is a bit cloudy with peeks of sunshine – maybe a little rain. A person … Continue reading

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How The Republicans Are Packing Courts With Corporate Judges

“A train wreck for consumers.”

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Joni Ernst On Indivisible’s 13 Key Senators List

This just in: this week, we’re launching a massive digital ad campaign to pressure key Republican Senators on impeachment. It’s the Senate’s job to hold a fair and transparent impeachment trial. But the GOP has shown us they’re not interested … Continue reading

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The Secret GOP Plan To Keep Power

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Tell The EPA: Don’t Relax Protections From Cancer-Causing Coal Ash

Action alert from Iowa Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) Question: What would be worse than over 100 toxic coal ash storage sites lying in high-risk flood zones? Answer: Loosening the laws that protect our health and communities from contamination by … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events in Cedar Rapids, Webster City, North Liberty, Elkader, Hiawatha, Maquoketa And More

Here’s a note from Sen. Rob Hogg with lots of info you’ll want to know about. A Defining Constitutional Moment I read the partial “transcript” of Trump’s call with Ukraine’s President, and that alone is impeachable. I have watched as … Continue reading

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Michael Moore Interview With Ari Melber

A pet peeve I have is when Democrats slam other Democrats publicly. Okay, maybe I’ve done it once or twice on a very small scale. I’m a big fan of Michael Moore, have read all of his books and have … Continue reading

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Trump, DeVos And The Assault On U.S. Public Education

by Ralph Scharnau President Trump and his Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have put privatization of our public schools at the center of the national school debate. They both clearly make expanding so-called “school choice” their top education policy. DeVos labeled … Continue reading

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The Corruption Of America By Fox News

Kevin Rudd,  former prime minister of Australia, published an article last year in the Sidney Morning Herald,  Cancer Eating the Heart of Australian Democracy. It was about the damage Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has done in Australia.  After citing other … Continue reading

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