Category Archives: Joni Ernst

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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About That $93 Trillion Green New Deal

While our senator makes stuff up, AOC discusses reality. You may remember about a month ago that Senator Joni Ernst sent out one of her ridiculous “Make ‘em Squeal” newsletters about the Green New Deal. Without any supporting evidence she … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley, and Senate Republicans Are Selling A Scam On Pre-Existing Conditions

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Des Moines, Iowa — Senate Republicans have spent ten years trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions. They support President Trump’s lawsuit to … Continue reading

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“Medicare For None”

Screen shot from dailykos.com:   From thehill.com “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday (4/10/2019) that “Medicare for All” will not move in the Senate as long as Republicans control the chamber.  “Not as long as I’m majority … Continue reading

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Tragedy Never Ends With Gun Deaths

Toward the end of last week and the beginning of this week America was saddened once again when two of the most horrific mass killings in our history wrote yet another chapter. As New Zealand was dealing very forcefully with … Continue reading

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Sloppy Work, Senator Ernst

Last week like many I got Senator Ernst’s latest joke of a newsletter called “Make ‘Em Squeal.” I wrote about Ernst’s latest “Squeal” here last week. Then I wrote her office and asked the obvious question – where did you … Continue reading

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Joni Spreads The Manure Far, Wide And Deep

this month’s “Make ’em Squeal”  Joni Ernst is really rolling out the pig manure these days. This month’s version of her running joke that shows how little she knows about what is going on “Make ‘Em Squeal” is a hoot. … Continue reading

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