Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

The New Medicare For All Bill

The Thom Hartmann Program Medicare for All has been modernized to include dental and vision but the new Bill is a little different from the famous John Conyers bill introduced nearly twenty years ago. Congressman Mark Pocan explains how the … Continue reading

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Senator Mathis: “Let’s Stop The Charade”

In case you missed it.  Watch Senator Mathis expose Republicans for the ALEC lackeys they are and some don’t even know they’re doing it.

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Andrew Yang Calls For Human-Centered Capitalism

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the second in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day – Help Get Rid Of Glyphosate In Our Food

Action alert from Iowa Public Interest Research Group: Monsanto’s Roundup is turning up everywhere. And that’s a big problem, since the evidence linking its ingredients to serious health problems, including cancer, is piling up. The commonly-used herbicide’s main active ingredient, … Continue reading

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Pork Industry Gains More Power Over Inspections

Beginning in early May, the Trump Administration will be shifting the bulk of inspections in the pork industry from USDA inspectors to plant employees. Understand that is shifting inspections from an outside agency that has the good of the public … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Easter Earth Day Edition

Earth Day comes right after Easter this year. Maybe some in the media can help Americans make the jump from believing in unprovable mystic mumbo-jumbo into believing in scientific facts and analysis.  We have had warning after warning after warning, … Continue reading

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“Green New Deal In The Future” With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Monday is the 49th Earth Day. Let’s make this a day of commitment to your only home. (About 7 minutes) This short video seems to be going viral. If you have seen it, sit back and watch again. This is … Continue reading

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Legislative Forums As The Session Wanes

Muscatine legislative forum April 6th, 2019.  (85 minutes): As we come up on the end of April, we are also coming up on the end of the legislative session and thus the forums. The target date for ending the session … Continue reading

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Plastic Pollution: How You Can Help

Earth Day action alert from Iowa Public Interest Research Group The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is now 11 times the size of Iowa — and it isn’t going away on its own. The plastic we’re producing isn’t just polluting our … Continue reading

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Barr Helped Cover Up Iran-Contra

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