Category Archives: Covid-19

Health Care About To Take A Beating

Wednesday United Health Care, the big behemoth in the health insurance industry, announce that it is cracking down on emergency room visits beginning on July 1st in 34 states. This includes Iowa.  From an article in USA Today:    UnitedHealthcare … Continue reading

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Reynolds Continues Stink-o Leadership

About all that Kim Reynolds has done during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis in Iowa has been to grab opportunities to advance her name while actually doing little in the way of helping Iowans crawl out from under the weight of … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: 100 Years Since Tulsa Massacre Edition

1921: The Tulsa Race Massacre | Goin’ Back to T-Town | American Experience | PBS (13.5 minutes)  Most of you have heard references to the Tulsa Massacre at least in recent days. The stories of the attack by whites on … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Iowa’s economy sputtering as people flee the state

From last week’s inbox, a very important message from Progress Iowa: For Immediate Release: May 24, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org ICYMI: Iowa’s economy sputtering as people flee the state Iowa losing jobs as younger residents flee the state under … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2021

This is a video made to explain Memorial Day to youngsters. Some interesting info and scenes. (11.5 minutes) Following the horror of 2020 and the world wide pandemic, I hope Americans take time to give some serious thought to the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Who’s A Hero Edition?

Please enjoy Al Franken’s comments on Liz Cheney as a hero: (10 minutes): Is there anybody in that party that can stand up to Trump? What a bunch of cowards from the local school boards to the county supervisors, state … Continue reading

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Gawd-Awful Legislature Leaves Des Moines Finally

Considering that the Iowa legislature has a long-standing reputation of doing little of the work that Iowa needs done, this legislature far exceeded that reputation this year. I have tried to keep track, but it is nearly impossible. I think … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Mask Or No Mask Edition

Hey! A new Randy Rainbow! Well, the CDC made an announcement Thursday that only the non-vaccinated among us need to wear a mask. Yeah, like that’s going to happen! Those folks aren’t wearing masks now. They have spent most of … Continue reading

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Being The Virus’s Best Friend

President Biden announces updates on national vaccination program (4.5 minutes) Almost unbelievably, the Iowa legislature passed a bill that will force businesses to not require nor ask for Covid-19 vaccination documentation from customers. Thus they create a situation that is … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Raiding Rudy Edition

this week’s cartoons from democraticunderground.com   Somewhere along all the stories that are floating around about Rudy Giuliani’s apartment being raided by the FBI, I thought I heard that Giuliani supposedly said “well, if they will come after me, then they … Continue reading

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