Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Iowa Republicans Still Blindly Following Trump

“Roughly 44 percent of voters nationwide approve of Trump’s job performance and 51 percent disapprove, according to Real Clear Politics’ average of national polls…Those numbers were the same found in Iowa, according to an Iowa Poll published in February in … Continue reading

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Some Very Relevant Quotes From Iowan Henry A. Wallace

For those who are unfamiliar, Henry Wallace was an Iowan who was FDR’s vice-president from 1941 to 1945. While Wallace was best known as Vice-President, he is also the person who started the Hi-Bred Corn Company.  Wallace was to the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Koko The Gorilla Has Died Edition

What can you say? She was 46 years old when she died in her sleep Tuesday night. Most of us have heard about Koko and her exploits with sign language and kittens. Koko gave us many insights in to ourselves … Continue reading

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Couple Of Thoughts On The Ripping Families Apart At The Border

Without a doubt this is about the lowest the US has ever stooped. The current administration has acted against laws, against norms and against morality in jailing babies and children at the Mexican border. It is unconscienable.  While others have … Continue reading

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#FamiliesBelongTogether Protests Next Saturday

From an email from Democracy For America: Donald Trump put on quite a show this afternoon. But the executive order on child detention that he signed — under nearly unbearable public pressure — won’t do anything to help the humanitarian … Continue reading

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Rise Up: Fight Against Child Imprisonment

June 20th, 2018 From: Progress Iowa It’s easy to feel powerless when each day brings more and more horrific stories about the parents and children who are detained while peacefully seeking asylum. But there is something you can do to … Continue reading

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Art Cullen on Naig v Gannon for Agriculture Secretary

Please read and share this column by Pulitzer prize winning journalist Art Cullen, of The Storm Lake Times “We poured corn into Mexico until they choked on it through NAFTA. Now, when the peasants we plundered show up at our … Continue reading

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The Poor Peoples Campaign: Reclaiming The Moral Narrative

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Toddlers Are Not A National Security Threat

Trump has to go and take his Republican friends with him.  Here’s a message from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee –  There is no universe in which forcibly separating now thousands of young children from their parents is acceptable. The … Continue reading

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Contact Senators Grassley and Ernst

Action alert from CCI: U.S. Senators are scheduled to debate its version of the 2018 Farm Bill this week on Wednesday, June 20. This bill doesn’t propose the same sweeping changes as the failed House Farm Bill – which attempted to eliminate the … Continue reading

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