Category Archives: Iowa Blogosphere

Newton Daily News Editor Fired For “Being Christian”

Ran across this story Thursday. A portion is reprinted here. The whole story plus other links are at the link.This story has a lot of twists and looks to me like one that may well wend its way to the … Continue reading

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Blog for Iowa Recharged

DAVENPORT– Editors and contributors to Blog for Iowa met with our publisher on Thursday, Aug. 22, at a local restaurant to discuss the future of our blog. We plan to be around through our tenth anniversary on April 2, 2014 … Continue reading

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A Blog for Iowa Independence Day Post

We hear a lot about the founding fathers today, and the truth is who they were, as people, is clouded in the river of time. One admires the portrait of John Adams written by David McCullough, and particularly the personal … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Iowa Blogosphere, Main Page, Progressive Community

Former FCC Commissioner: Congress and FCC Abandon Citizens – Appeal to Rupert Murdoch Our Only Hope

Former FCC Commissioner:  Congress, FCC Abandon Citizens – Appeal to Rupert Murdoch Our Only Hope FromDC2Iowaby Nicholas Johnson “Rupert Murdoch, this Australian-born, 78-year-old media mogul, and 132nd richest person in the world, controls the News Corporation, which owns Fox. And … Continue reading

Posted in Iowa Blogosphere, Iowa in the News, Main Page, Media Bias, Media Reform

Mindfully Green in 2009 and Beyond

Happy New Year progressive family! I wanted to share with you all the details of the upcoming Inaugural Ball here in the Quad Cities at the Davenport River Center on January 20th… but that will have to be the subject … Continue reading

Posted in Corporate Greed, Education, Environment, Environment Iowa, Farming, ICAN, ICCI, Iowa Blogosphere, Iowa Environmental Council, Iowa Farmers Union, Iowa Globalwarming, Iowa Policy Project, Jobs, Local Control, Main Page, Organic Foods & Farming, Progressive Action for the Common Good, Progressive Advocacy of Central Iowa, Progressive Coaltion of Central Iowa, Progressive Community, Recycling, Sustainability

I so love Common Iowan…

I so love Common Iowan… By Sam Garchik I just looked it up. This line wasn't in the speech that was written for her, so I bet we're going to hear more of these types of things. But yeah, this … Continue reading

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Watch the premiere of our first LIVE show: Meet the Bloggers

Watch the premiere of our first LIVE show: Meet the Bloggers By Brave New Films You know how we're always attempting to make an impact with our films? We helped spread the word about hard-hitting documentaries like Outfoxed, Wal-Mart, and … Continue reading

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Vote for Iowa’s Own Lynda Waddington in Blog Contest

Vote for Iowa's Own Lynda Waddington in Blog Contest By Seth Moomey I would ask that each of you take one minute and help me put our friend Lynda Waddington at the top of this contest.. for those of you … Continue reading

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Sal Mohammed, Ed Fallon and more

Sal Mohammed, Ed Fallon and more By Sam GarchikAccording to Common Iowan at Kos, Fallon is challenging Boswell in a primary, the later having been named a Bush Dog Democrat by Open Left. Chase Martyn watches enough TV that he … Continue reading

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We Must TAKE Our Country Back!

We Must TAKE Our Country Back! By Caroline Vernon Whether it’s health care, the cost of education, our environment or global trade, Corporate America is holding us all hostage to the almighty dollar. Greed continues to trump need as corporations … Continue reading

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