Category Archives: Charles Grassley

Forget Quid-Pro-Quo; It Is Attempted Bribery And Attempted Extortion

“There was no quid pro quo” is the current defense parroted by Republicans from sea to shining sea in response to accusations of criminal activity by the White House. You can hear from the lips of both Iowa senators as … Continue reading

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Some Questions For Ernst At Her Town Hall Meeting In Muscatine Saturday

Also, Progress Iowa reports on reactions from Iowans on Ernst and Grassley voting to end pre-existing conditions coverage In case you missed it, Senator Ernst will be holding a town hall meeting in Muscatine Saturday at: 12:30 PM at the  … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Bad Hombres In Court

The Des Moines Register had a story about State Auditor Rob Sand standing up and saying “Enough” when it comes to paying any additional lawyer’s fees for former Governor Terry Branstad. To that we would like to say “Thank You, Mr. … Continue reading

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Rule Of Law? Pish!

While the video below isn’t directly related to the subject, it does have the flavor (3 minutes) Republicans are great with little bumper sticker slogans. A few words that seemingly mean something almost as a guide for their actions. Sort … Continue reading

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Grassley, Ernst Gently “Urge” Against More Disastrous Tariffs

Dear Leader once more unilaterally announced tariffs as a method to combat something he doesn’t like. This time Dear Leader announced more tariffs against Mexico in a misguided attempt to force Mexico to control our immigration.  Pretty much every one … Continue reading

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Barr Sucks Up Attention; DOJ Continues Assault On ACA

The eyes of much of the politically attuned folks of this country were watching William Barr lying, misleading and omitting in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, doing his best to fill his role not as America’s top cop … Continue reading

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Grassley Tries His Damndest To Avoid ACA Question

“You are threatening my life” says constituent Looking fully like the old fool that he is, Chuck Grassley tries to employ a dance to make it seem like he is all in favor of the ACA and covering pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley, and Senate Republicans Are Selling A Scam On Pre-Existing Conditions

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Des Moines, Iowa — Senate Republicans have spent ten years trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions. They support President Trump’s lawsuit to … Continue reading

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Perhaps The Oddest Moment Of The Week

Grassley praying that the president would do what any sane person would do and what he (the president) had promised he would do. This little snippet says a lot.  The very first thing it says is that Grassley – and … Continue reading

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Why Condemn King Now?

A 3 minute videos from just before the midterm election. At that time King was a campaign co-chair for Kim Reynolds. Reynolds refused to disavow King at that time. She won with votes from King’s district. Political opportunism, anyone? We … Continue reading

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