Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Sunday Funday: Spring Is Sproinging Edition

These folks could kill you by your splitting a gut: As sure as the earth is flat the seasons change exactly on schedule every year. Or maybe not. So now here it is only a full calendar month past schedule … Continue reading

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There’s absolutely no evidence out there that Trump colluded with the Russians

Found this rant on democraticunderground.com the other day. Nice summary of what the Russia probe has uncovered so far. Would surely be nice if Dear Leader and his minions would simply take “personal responsibility” for their actions and own up … Continue reading

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Earth Day ALERT: Bayer, Monsanto Merger Nears

A little reminder dropped into my mailbox the other day from a group known as “Friends of the Earth.” The reminder was that the mega merger of Bayer and Monsanto was still in the works and had recently passed some … Continue reading

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Lockdown!

From Progress Iowa: Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa today released a new video highlighting the need to enact common sense gun laws in Iowa. The advertisement, entitled Lockdown, shows a text message conversation between a parent and student during … Continue reading

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Kris Kobach Found In Contempt Of Court In Voting Rights Case

kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article.html Federal judge finds Kris Kobach in contempt of court in voting rights case Kris Kobach has been found in contempt of court by a federal judge in Kansas. Trump’s Vote Thief-in-Chief has violated the rights of 36,000 Kansas citizens, … Continue reading

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Earth Day Iowa Action Alert

Earth Day 2018 action from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI): Join us Earth Day weekend to discuss climate and clean energy solutions we can achieve in our communities and throughout the state. Come hear from Chris Woolery, a clean … Continue reading

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Use This Tool To See If Your Local TV Station Is Sinclair Owned

Blog for Iowa has been sounding the alarm about Sinclair Broadcasting for over a decade.  Here is the latest action alert from Media Matters. They’ve created a tool to find out if your local station is Sinclair owned.  Just put … Continue reading

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The Prairie Progressive: Two Thumbs Up For Roseanne

Reprinted with permission from the Spring 2018 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. The Prairie Progressive is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City … Continue reading

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Rep. Dave Loebsack Questions Mark Zuckerberg

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Another Law Signed In Secret

New boss same as the old boss. A saying that most workers at the lower levels of employment hear over and over. There is little respect for the dignity of these humans. Most bosses barely treat them as human except … Continue reading

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