Category Archives: Joni Ernst

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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Why Hasn’t One Republican Stood Up And Called Out The Racism?

Former Republican Congressman David Jolly of Florida calling for Trumpublicans to be defeated next year on the Nicole Wallace Show on MSNBC Monday: (10 minutes)  The link between the Republican Party and racism and violence is not by any means … Continue reading

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Grassley, Ernst Gently “Urge” Against More Disastrous Tariffs

Dear Leader once more unilaterally announced tariffs as a method to combat something he doesn’t like. This time Dear Leader announced more tariffs against Mexico in a misguided attempt to force Mexico to control our immigration.  Pretty much every one … Continue reading

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Government Waste Joni Should Target

Just got another of Joni Ernst’s comical “Make ‘Em Squeal” missives. I honestly wonder if she ever reads them herself. Well at least this month she took aim at everybody’s go-to punching bag for “showing-you-are-serious-about-waste-and-fraud” the Pentagon. By golly, you … Continue reading

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Barr Sucks Up Attention; DOJ Continues Assault On ACA

The eyes of much of the politically attuned folks of this country were watching William Barr lying, misleading and omitting in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, doing his best to fill his role not as America’s top cop … Continue reading

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