Category Archives: Charles Grassley

Chuck Grassley: Major Obstructionist

A friend sent me a copy of a guest opinion from the Cedar Rapids Gazette from January 12th. The opinion is written by David Mannheim, a neighbor of Grassley’s near New Hartford. Mr. Mansheim breaks down many aspects of Grassley’s years … Continue reading

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If You’re Proud Of What You Did, Why Not Tell Everyone?

The following is a short video from Hillary Clinton’s 11 hour testimony before the highly partisan Benghazi Committee. She did not invoke all sorts of tricks to avoid testifying (3 minutes) Something I can’t figure out is why the defeated … Continue reading

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Dog Whistles, CRT And Grassley

Earlier this week the media world was all agog over the Virginia gubernatorial race. A Republican won. This was in character for Virginia. For decades the party out of power in DC has been the winner in the Virgina governor’s … Continue reading

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STATEMENT: Iowa Needs Build Back Better

Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, press@progressiowa.org STATEMENT: Iowa Needs Build Back Better Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement calling on Iowa’s federal delegation to support the Build Back Better framework announced … Continue reading

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Media Shouldn’t Blame Dems

“Kill Switch” author Adam Jentleson interviewed by Clay Cane on the Clay Cane Show on SiriusXM Urban View Radio. “Kill Switch” describes how Republicans have rendered the government neutered using the filibuster. This video is from January but is still … Continue reading

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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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