Category Archives: Covid-19

Sunday Funday: Let’s Ban Some Books Edition

The folks over at iowastartingline.com have been doing a good job of chronicling the latest craze to sweep the nation – banning books in school – here in Iowa. The efforts at banning books are the latest assault on the … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Top Turkey? Covid Kim!

Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> For Immediate Release: November 24, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, press@progressiowa.org Fowl Record Earns Gov. Kim Reynolds ‘Turkey of the Year’ Award Des Moines, Iowa — Citing her ‘fowl’ record of mismanagement and policy failures, Progress Iowa today … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Thanksgiving Week Edition

Pre covid – Debbie Downer. 5 minutes Well, more of us will be able to gather this year with family and friends thanks to President Biden and his administration’s aggressive policy of distribution of covid vaccines and boosters for all … Continue reading

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Master List Of Biden’s Achievements 

  Video 3:40: Remember how the Former Guy achieved what only Herbert Hoover had achieved before him – losing jobs during his administration. Holy Smokes – if a Republican president ever achieved a list 1/10th of what Biden has achieved in … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Have You Started Christmas Shopping Yet? Edition

  Well now that the Christmas season starts before the trees even turn color AND we are being warned “there will be delays” this year, have you started your shopping yet? Much of my list is more what I would … Continue reading

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And Now, Iowa’s Deer Are A Covid Repository

2 minutes: Well, here is an unexpected turn:   “Scientists have evidence that SARS-CoV-2 spreads explosively in white-tailed deer, and the virus is widespread in this deer population across the United States. Researchers say the findings are quite concerning and … Continue reading

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Joe Bolkcom Fought Medicaid Privatization

Count me among the many in Iowa who will be very sad to see Joe Bolkcom retire from the Iowa Senate. Bolkcom from his first day worked hard for Iowans, especially Iowans whose lot in life was not to be … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? Edition

Today’s big question (3:18) It is one hour earlier than you think it is. A tremendous jobs report Friday. Plus revisions to the previous 2 months show that the Biden Administration is doing its job. By the end of today, … Continue reading

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Covid Kim Taking Undeserved Credit

This seems to be a recurring theme in the Republican Party. Democrats do the hard work of drafting and passing legislation over the near unanimous opposition from Republicans. Then when programs are put in place, Republicans jump in front of … Continue reading

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America Is On Strike! Robert Reich

  Telling it like it is as usual from former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. (3:38) 

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