Category Archives: Covid-19

“Soul Crushing Milestone”

US officially passes one million deaths from Covid. From Scientific American of March 29th:   “The U.S. will record one million confirmed deaths from COVID in the next several weeks. This toll is likely an undercount because there are more … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: International Labor Day Edition

How Much Money Does Jeff Bezos Need? (2 minutes) Today is May Day, also known as International Workers Day or Labor Day in almost every country in the world except the US and Canada.  May 1st was chosen for its … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Shooting For The Stars Edition

Sam Bee reminds us of other problems (8.5 minutes): Looks like those folks at NASA are screwing up the “government can’t do anything right” right wing meme with some spectacular findings this week. When will they quit being so competent … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday:  Vernal Equinox Edition

Back once again – Randy Rainbow! I love to call it Vernal Equinox – conjures up a picture in my mind of a white haired, white bearded old guy who is getting out of his cabin as the world warms … Continue reading

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Covid Ain’t Over Yet, Folks

When Yogi Berra stated one of his more famous ‘yogiisms’ “It ain’t over til it’s over” little did he know that would be a statement that could be applied to many things. In his case he was talking about a … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: High Holy Days Of Basketball Edition

Short highlight reel of Caitlin Clark (2:17 minutes): It’s that time of year folks. Yep the High Holy Days of Basketball are upon us. Some of you may call it March. For us true believers, it is the holy days … Continue reading

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Reminder: Elections Are About Issues

Republicans push “culture wars.” Democrats have solutions to problems. A daily news letter from Robert Reich reminded me that elections should be about issues. On of the biggest issues that affects nearly every American every day is health care. Somehow … Continue reading

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The High Five

We will continue to post one of these daily emails from Progress Iowa each week. Iowa’s Republicans hit some new lows last week: We made it to Friday. But it feels like we made it to Friday in 1950. Iowa … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Women’s History Month Edition

Al Franken: GOP on CRT: (10 minutes) Katenji Brown Jackson is nominated as the first black woman for a seat on the SCOTUS As President Biden gives his first State of the Union Address he is backed by VP Kamala … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Thinking Basketball Edition

The last time Iowa and Michigan met, the Hawks came up a bit short: (2 minutes) I make no apologies for this: I am a basketball fan, mostly a college basketball fan. This year college basketball is probably as scrambled … Continue reading

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