Category Archives: Iowa Caucuses

Hapless Republicans Chronicled In “Caucus”

(Note from BFIA: We have not seen this film and have no idea if it is any good, but if you are inexplicably interested in revisiting Santorum and Bachmann’s time in Iowa in 2012, it will air Sunday night). Al … Continue reading

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This Is What Democracy Really Looks Like

Iowa Caucus night, 2012:  This is what Democracy looked like Tuesday night on the Democratic front.  By all accounts, the Democratic caucus locations were packed and lively. “My cluster was Solon, Big Grove, Cedar, Graham and Newport….just left the cluster … Continue reading

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Go To Your Caucus Today!

  Click here to find your caucus location.  Registration begins at 6:30 PM.  Caucuses begin at 7:00 PM.   And don’t forget about The Other Iowa Caucus, “Hawkeye Vision 2012: Caucusing for Working Families” Tuesday, January 3, 2012, Caucus Day! … Continue reading

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The Republicans Are Coming! The Republicans Are Coming!

Patriots, dump the tea!! A Henry County,  Iowa Democratic tea party on the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, December 16th.  Check out the website for the Henry County Dems here.

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Iowans Fire Back At The Atlantic

Almost everyone we know, including us, seriously hated this article in the Atlantic by Stephen G. Bloom, Observations From 20 Years Of Iowa Life.  Actually,  some of the piece is very good – the factual, historical, informational sections.  But the … Continue reading

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Occupy Des Moines Opposes Shut Down Of Iowa Caucuses

submitted by Ed Fallon A radical group called Anonymous, who I know little about, are trying to piggy back Occupy Des Moines and have called for shutting down the caucuses on January 3rd. Occupy Des Moines is emphatically against that. … Continue reading

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Lesson from the 1980 Iowa Caucuses

The letter began, “tonight is an exciting evening for Iowa Democrats. As the first state to begin the presidential delegate selection process, the eyes of the nation are truly on Iowa.” It was from Ed Campbell, chairman of the Iowa … Continue reading

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The Iowa Democratic Caucuses from the Grassroots

This whole season of politics has been a non-event where I live. It’s true, regardless of how people are registered to vote. There are too many other things to do in life than to think about politics a year before … Continue reading

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2012 Iowa Democratic Caucuses Will Be Held January 3rd

State Central Committee Sets Democratic Caucus Date, Issues Official Caucus and Convention Call The Iowa Democratic Party’s State Central Committee voted unanimously Thursday night to hold the 2012 Iowa Democratic Caucuses on January 3rd, 2012, beginning at 6:30 PM and … Continue reading

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