Category Archives: Income inequality

Outside Looking In

Last weekend in Ames, the group known as the Family Leader – a Christian organization – held a meeting in Ames during which Republican candidates for president came before the judging eyes of those assembled to tell why they, the … Continue reading

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There is still time to reach agreements to help all Iowans

Posted on May 4, 2015 by admin note this was written Monday. So good it needed to be posted Tom Courtney, State Senator, Burlington It’s a sad day in Iowa when a lobbyist claiming to represent small businesses had … Continue reading

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Sen. Sanders Writes: Fight For Our Progressive Vision

Ed. note: I saw this entry on and thought this would be a great way to start the year on blogforiowa. 2015 will be a year of presidential candidates of all stripe criss-crossing Iowa prior to the caucuses in … Continue reading

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Are We In A New Age Of Robber Barons?

robber baron noun: a wealthy person who tries to get land, businesses, or more money in a way that is dishonest or wrong; an American capitalist of the latter part of the 19th century who became wealthy through exploitation (as … Continue reading

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