Category Archives: Blog for Iowa

Iowa’s Medical Cannabis Program “Worst in Nation”

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Trump Gets Crazy Policy Ideas From Sean Hannity, Fox News

Media Matters has this: The House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, which enters a new phase with public hearings before the Intelligence Committee, is primarily a story about his corrupt abuses of power in seeking to coerce a foreign … Continue reading

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Goodbye Birthday Bash: Memorial For Peace Activist John Schumacher

John Schumacher, longtime WFPI (Workers for Peace-Iowa) member suffered a heart attack and passed away in late October, 2019. He was a great historian of the Peace movement, knew of all the local events, knew many of its people, and … Continue reading

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Letters Democrats Write

Don Paulson of Muscatine regularly shares his thoughts with the world and then shares them with us. His letters are usually so good I ask his permission to post them on occasion on these pages. Here is his most recent: … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: “I Am Not A Crook” Edition

Forty-six years ago today America’s one and only president felt it necessary to go before TV cameras and declare he was not a crook.  I will agree with Nixon on one thing he said there: “The American people deserve to … Continue reading

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The Foot Soldiers Of Democracy

Like many who live in Iowa who have had the audacity to have openly register with one of the political parties, we get lots of calls these days. This year in particular we are getting lots of calls because of … Continue reading

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While Your Attention Is Diverted ……

with the impeachment hearings our environment is taking another wallop from the EPA. As if that wasn’t bad enough a new report raises alarms about insect collapse.  The current administration is hard at work 24 hours a day 7 days … Continue reading

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Media Still Coddling Trump

Thom Hartmann makes the case that the American media, including the so-called “liberal” media, still treat Trump corruption with kid gloves.

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How To Save Democracy: Year-Round Door Knocking

To find a local Indivisible group near you, click here and input your zip code!   A message from Indivisible: Election night 2018 was rough. As we watched the Blue Wave sweep across the country, it became clear that it had … Continue reading

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Ernst Sticks With The NRA

A common tactic of perpetrators of domestic abuse is to accuse the victim of things that he himself is doing.  A classic example is a husband constantly berating his wife or girlfriend of cheating to keep her on the defensive … Continue reading

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