Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Trump EPA Nixes Warning Labels On Glyphosate

Action alert from Iowa Public Interest Research Group: Mission Statement of Iowa PIRG: “Iowa PIRG is an advocate for the public interest. When consumers are cheated, or the voices of ordinary citizens are drowned out by special interest lobbyists, Iowa … Continue reading

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Podcast: Grassley On America’s Gun Problem

This commentary about Grassley’s remarks was submitted by a trusted reader who prefers to remain anonymous.  Click on the link below to listen to the podcast of the interview about Grassley’s position regarding guns.  I have one question for the … Continue reading

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Joni Ernst Town Hall Schedule This Week: Rockwell City, Forest City

Iowans have been doing a great job of attending Joni’s 99 County NRA Propaganda Tour. We try to share all the videos we come across of her constituents at the meetings attempting to talk to her and Joni responding with … Continue reading

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My Weekend At Woodstock

This is not a political post, but kind of it is.  If nothing else, bravo public radio! Over the weekend by pure happenstance I found out about a public radio station in Philadelphia exclusively broadcasting the entire Woodstock music festival, … Continue reading

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Iowans Shout Down Ernst’s Excuses For Doing Nothing About Our Gun Problem

Thank you Rodger Routh for getting this video. It sounded like there were a few noisy gun fanatics in the room but there was a lot of push back, too. I’d say the push back crowd definitely dominated the conversation.  … Continue reading

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Protest Prior to Ernst Town Hall Saturday Morning

Action alert from Progress Iowa: TOMORROW (Saturday) at 7 AM: Iowans to speak out against Ernst before town hall Johnston, Iowa — Iowans will gather to speak out and hold Senator Joni Ernst accountable tomorrow, before her town hall meeting … Continue reading

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Video: State Climatologists Discuss Climate Change (Global Warming)

Videos by Rodger Routh A collaboration between Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication and SciLine.

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722 To 45,000: CAFOs And Candidates

CCI (Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement),  is leading the fight to do something about Iowa’s CAFO problem.  CCI is taking advantage of the Democratic presidential candidates’ presence in Iowa by lining up CAFO tours.  This is a great idea to … Continue reading

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Trump Wants To Gut Endangered Species Act

Thom Hartmann is the #1 progressive talk radio host in America. The endangered species act, signed by Richard Nixon in 1973, has been one of the most successful defenses of the great web of life in the history of American … Continue reading

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Make ‘Er Squeal!

Go see the NRA’s and Koch Brothers’ favorite senator  in Johnston Saturday,  August 17! Hey progressives, ordinary Iowans,  citizens and tax payers  who don’t want their senators bought and paid for by the Koch Brothers and the NRA:  Follow Joni … Continue reading

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