Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Pandemic Ushering In The End Of Coal?

Video about 5 1/2 minutes: As with most things, there may be some silver linings to the pandemic. Here is a short video from Europe discussing the pandemic’s effect on coal use and the long term trend to renewables in … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Remembering Edition

One of the pleasures of doing the quiz is to add the frills. Often, like this week, that means a new Randy Rainbow satire. Without further delay, take it away Mr. Rainbow! Memorial Day for decades and decades has meant … Continue reading

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Pandemic And Other Crises Makes A Person Wonder

videos @ 7 minutes Don’t know if I agree with George Carlin’s analysis of humanity’s effect on the planet, but we have give some thought to his conclusion that the earth will deal with us at some point. A person … Continue reading

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Remember the U6 unemployment rate?

Remember back when the Republican Recession mess of 2008 moved to the management of the Obama Administration and Republicans started beating Obama up with the U6 unemployment numbers? The U6 includes those who are capable of working but have become … Continue reading

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Numbers And Other Thoughts

Videos from early March of O’hare Airport in Chicago when Americans were trying to return to the US (2 minutes) As we head into the weekend set aside to honor our war dead, we are nearing and will pass another … Continue reading

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Senators Joe Bolkcom And Zach Walz Test Iowa Update

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Loebsack, Axne, Finkenauer To Reynolds “Please Reply Within 48 Hours”

In Letter to Gov. Reynolds, Reps. Loebsack, Axne, Finkenauer Urge Expansion of ‘Test Iowa’ Coronavirus Testing Program “As the funding for Test Iowa was made possible by Congress and as Iowans are contracting and dying from COVID-19 daily, please reply … Continue reading

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Help Stop Hate and Disinformation on COVID-19

Free Press was created to give people a voice in the crucial decisions that shape our media. Here is an update on what we’ve been up to these past few weeks: There’s a lot happening on Capitol Hill right now. … Continue reading

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Watch: U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate #2

The second debate took place Tuesday night. Round three will be Friday May 21 4 p.m. on WHO-TV.  Watch the first debate here.  

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U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate #1

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