Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Rep. Loebsack Addresses Democrats At Third Annual Brews and BBQ

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ACA Repeal is Back: Joni Ernst Town Halls in Iowa City, Corydon, Charles City

Tell Joni Ernst how you feel about her previous and future votes to repeal your health care. She has already voted for repeal three times. Ernst voted for Repeal and Replace.  She voted for partial repeal. She voted for “skinny” … Continue reading

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Hope is Back!

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Renegotiating NAFTA Takes A Turn On Republicans

                                                 NAFTA flag image from google.com While it may be too much to hope for this leftover … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Current President Totally Confused Edition

Must have taken a wrong turn from the presidential throne one morning. Instead of palling around with Paul and Mitch, the loser of the presidential popular vote is suddenly palling around with Chuck and Nancy and talking about treating the … Continue reading

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Pro Sports, Corporate Welfare And Iowa’s Deal With Apple

Joel Osteen’s church in Houston, Texas – A monument to corporate welfare. Dave Zirin is a sports writer of a different breed. While other sports writers are in the mold of hero worshipers who seem to feel that sports exists … Continue reading

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Scholten And Jacobsen Taking It To King

King confronted by DACA students in 2014  (7 minutes) Always fun to watch Rand Paul run from these kids. For some reason I am having a good feeling about the chances for a Democrat finally taking out Iowa’s most embarrassing … Continue reading

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Media Doesn’t Get It About Trump

Olbermann nails it. “He’s just crazy.” “We only need to go back to last week to see how gullible most of the American political media is. “The thing that seems to be sustaining Trump is the media’s continuing refusal to … Continue reading

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16,000 Iowans Lose Wages in Overtime Pay Changes

http://iowahouse.org/StatehouseNews/9-13-17 An estimated 16,000 Iowans will lose wages this year after Republican lawmakers and Governor Reynolds made significant changes to overtime pay last session. Nurses, social workers, and public defenders are among the 3,000 Iowans who will no longer be … Continue reading

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Howard Dean Threatens New Hampshire Primary Over Proposed Voter ID Restrictions

 There is no doubt if Dean was DNC chair this is exactly what he would do. http://www.thedailybeast.com The former DNC chair has major concerns about the Kris Kobach-led effort and about a new law in New Hampshire that could restrict … Continue reading

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