Category Archives: Joni Ernst

Letters Democrats Write

Don Paulson of Muscatine regularly shares his thoughts with the world and then shares them with us. His letters are usually so good I ask his permission to post them on occasion on these pages. Here is his most recent: … Continue reading

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Forget Quid-Pro-Quo; It Is Attempted Bribery And Attempted Extortion

“There was no quid pro quo” is the current defense parroted by Republicans from sea to shining sea in response to accusations of criminal activity by the White House. You can hear from the lips of both Iowa senators as … Continue reading

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Some Questions For Ernst At Her Town Hall Meeting In Muscatine Saturday

Also, Progress Iowa reports on reactions from Iowans on Ernst and Grassley voting to end pre-existing conditions coverage In case you missed it, Senator Ernst will be holding a town hall meeting in Muscatine Saturday at: 12:30 PM at the  … Continue reading

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Michael Franken For U.S. Senate

Michael Franken (D-Sioux City) announced his intention to run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate on Monday, Aug. 26. There are now five candidates to challenge Joni Ernst. Franken has been telephoning potential donors and appearing at events around … Continue reading

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Paying For Tax Cuts May Take Down Social Security

Government To Borrow ONE TRILLION Dollars To Pay For Tax Cuts From Ring of Fire:  (3 minutes) Imagine that – paying for the Republican tax cuts for the rich may eventually take down the safety net programs, especially the most … Continue reading

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Ernst One Of The Ten Most Unpopular Senators In The Country

  Email from Matt Sinovic with Progress Iowa: Dave– we just sent out the press release below — Joni Ernst is now one of the 10 most unpopular Senators in the country, according to new polling released today from Morning … Continue reading

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Saturday Twofer: Internet Trolls And The Real Lesson Of Ukraine

I ran across two stories this week that offer some positive outlooks on a couple of bleak issues in our society today. The first is a TED talk from journalist Andrew Marantz discussing the bizarre world of internet trolls. The … Continue reading

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Good Gawd, Ernst

From KMA radio in Shenandoah: “Iowa Senator Joni Ernst accuses Democrats of trying to throw President Trump “under the bus” with the Ukrainian phone call scandal. Earlier this week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced plans for a formal impeachment inquiry … Continue reading

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Frustrated Rant

  This week comes to an end with our current president once again – ONCE AGAIN mind you – being accused of some sort of major breach of security. Does it rise to the level of treason? So far we … Continue reading

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Joni Says: Don’t Tell Them That SS Cuts Are Coming

This should come as little surprise to anyone who follows Iowa’s junior senator. Since Ernst is someone who has been bankrolled by the Koch brothers and the NRA, it is hardly surprising that she is more than willing to make … Continue reading

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