Category Archives: Economy

What Is Causing Inflation?

Remember inflation didn’t just pop up out of nowhere on January 20, 2021. Remember also that the US is not alone in fighting inflation. The whole world is. I believe the following makes fairly good sense. When it comes to … Continue reading

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Republicans Ready To Force A New Crisis

Iowa’s Republican delegation will go along almost certainly. It is not like they care about you. Well we come off another stellar week for Iowa’s Republican contingent in the US House of Representatives. After Arizona representative Paul Gosar tweeted out … 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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Robert Reich: The Cause Of Economic Collapse

Once again Robert Reich hits the nail on the head concerning the REAL causes behind our problems. At the bottom line of nearly every problem in this country is money. Imbalance in wealth and income ripples throughout the economy causing … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Real Socialism In America

I have made no bones about my admiration for Robert Reich. He tells the true story of how workers fare in the US. That story for the most part is no good. Here Reich talks about the real welfare queens … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: Don’t Worry About Inflation

From his blog:     The Inflation Bogeyman WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2021 Friends, You’re hearing a lot about inflation these days. Don’t buy it. Every time the economy gets a bit of wind in its sails and workers get a … 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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Once Again Democrats To The Rescue!

On his 99th day in office, President Biden gave a speech to a joint session of the US House and Senate laying out his vision for America. The vision laid out by President Biden was starkly different than that laid … Continue reading

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Dreaming

It is what? ten days until Biden Day! I can hardly wait. Biden has put together a powerhouse cabinet. That powerhouse cabinet has a HUGE task ahead of it. First they have to start by aiming to return to what … Continue reading

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Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago?

Back in 1980, Ronald Reagan turned a debate with that question. Since then that has been a question that many of us ask ourselves as we evaluate the candidates in our own minds. As the election nears we can use this … Continue reading

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