Category Archives: Charles Grassley

Iowa Man Begs Leader Of Insurrection For His Endorsement

Remember those old TV shows that attempted to show young people how awful it was to get hooked on ‘dope.’ The addicted (usually) man would need a fix, badly. He would be disheveled, with a several days growth of beard … Continue reading

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Grassley, Ernst Vote To Shut Down Government

Should come as no surprise. The government was anticipated to run out of money a week from tomorrow, October 18th. At that time the government of the United States of America would have quit paying its bills in what would … Continue reading

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Right’s Framing Of Socialism Just Too Much BS

Never forget this: If you hadn’t noticed the next election is already in full swing. As usual the lockstep Republican candidates are all singing from the same hymnal. That hymnal has various versions of the ever popular song among Republicans … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Senators and Climate Change

In March I wrote my U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst about the climate crisis as follows: I hope you will support the efforts of the Biden administration to act to mitigate the effects of our changing climate. Naturally … Continue reading

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Grassley, Ernst Put Party Ahead Of Constituents

Here we go again!! It should come as little surprise to anyone living in Iowa that Iowa’s senators voted against allowing debate in the US Senate for the “For the People Act” that would level the playing field for all … Continue reading

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Taking Credit Where Credit Ain’t Due

  Ex-Presidents Urge Americans to Get Vaccinated   March 11, 2021 at 6:46 am EST By Taegan Goddard 106 Comments All of the living former presidents have joined in a new ad campaign urging Americans to get the coronavirus vaccine—all of … Continue reading

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STATEMENT: Grassley, Ernst Earn Dark Place In History

email from Progress Iowa Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> For Immediate Release: February 13, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, (515) 259-0394 STATEMENT: Grassley, Ernst Earn Dark Place In History Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement … Continue reading

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Midwinter Musings

To state the obvious we are in the very dead of winter. A foot of snow on the ground and temperatures that struggle to get above zero. For baseball fans this was a time known as the hot stove league, … Continue reading

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Trump Pardons Health Care Execs

Behind Massive Frauds From the Guardian blurb on YouTube.com: Jenna Ryan, a Texas real estate broker who took a private jet to Washington to join the attack on the US Capitol, pleaded with Donald Trump to pardon her after she … Continue reading

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Hardly A Surprise, Was It?

I have no idea why anyone was surprised that the current President of the US lead an insurrection against our government Wednesday. He has been calling for the insurrection for weeks. His calls for violence against the system have been … Continue reading

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