Category Archives: Iowa in the News

Demand Rational Radio in Iowa!

 Have you had enough of Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Dennis Miller, Michael Savage, Jan Mickelson, Steve Deace, Fred Thompson, and friends saturating the publicly owned radio airwaves across Iowa and across the nation?  Here’s what we’re doing about … Continue reading

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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

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Call to Action: Don’t Let The Haters Bully Us re Gay Marriage!

Call to Action: Don't Let The Haters Bully Us re Gay Marriage! You've probably received a robocall from Iowa's former Lt. Gov. Sally Pederson about One Iowa's campaign to fight the lobbyists/haters who are trying to bully the Iowa legislature … Continue reading

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Iowa Continues To Be A Leader In Guaranteeing Civil Rights

Iowa Continues To Be A Leader In Guaranteeing Civil Rights Friends,We are at the forefront of history not only in Iowa but in the country. Please join me today in celebrating equal rights for all Iowans. Senator Mike Gronstal, Iowa … Continue reading

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Iowa Supreme Court Declares Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Iowa Supreme Court Declares Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional Dear Iowa, You Make Us Proud!According to the New York Times, Iowa has become just the third state in the nation to approve same-sex marriage.  The decision came down today when the … Continue reading

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Iowan on FCC Reform Panel to Advise Obama Transition Team

Iowan on FCC Reform Panel to Advise Obama Transition Team As promised, Blog for Iowa intends to make reforming the broken media our new hobby!  And as previously reported here, we have reason to believe that the Obama administration intends … Continue reading

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Jim Hightower to speak to American Corn Growers in Coralville

Jim Hightower to be Keynote Speaker at American Corn Growers Association Convention in Coralville ACGA.Org The American Corn Growers Association (ACGA) announces its 22nd Annual Convention in Coralville, IA, January 15-16, 2009 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.  Straight … Continue reading

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Democracy Now! Discusses Vilsack Nomination for Agriculture Secretary

Democracy Now! Discusses Vilsack Nomination for Agriculture Secretary DemocracyNow.org A courageous journalist and champion of media reform, Amy Goodman is not the least bit shy about reporting on stolen elections, military contractors or mysterious plane crashes.  Today's topic is slightly … Continue reading

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Celebrate Renewable Energy on Winter Solstice Sunday in Iowa City

EVENT POSTPONED:  Join I-Renew to Celebrate Renewable Energy on Winter Solstice Tonight in Iowa City Postponed:  watch this space for new date and time… I-Renew Winter Solstice Event for tonight…Due to unfavorable weather conditions for today and this evening, I-Renew … Continue reading

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If Blagojevich Is Against it, Your State Rep. Should Be For It…. Campaign Finance Reform

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