Category Archives: Kim Reynolds

Reynolds Costs Iowa Big Bucks

Maybe it is because I am getting into my cantankerous time of life. Maybe I am just getting really cynical after being lied to by people trying to make my money theirs. But when I hear Kim Reynolds on TV … Continue reading

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Why Teachers Are Important

From Robert Reich a great tribute to a teacher. A video (3 minutes) that points out what the radical right is doing to our schools. The radical right Republicans have been using teachers as one of their go-to whipping boys … Continue reading

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New Labor Report Not Kind To Iowa

The rise and fall of the middle class in the US has almost exactly tracked with the rise and subsequent gutting of labor unions in the US. Although this chart is a few years old, the trend has not changed … Continue reading

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DeJear: A Governor Who Will Lead on Education

Many Iowans may have been pleasantly surprised Thursday morning to hear stories about Deidre DeJear’s plans to start Iowa on a trek back to the top of the educational heap in America. Education used to be one of Iowa’s bragging … Continue reading

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Campaigning Differences Very Noticeable

We are now officially on the precipice of the campaign season, as if such existed anymore. Since the days of Ronald Reagan, republicans have turned campaigning for office into a 24 hour a day, seven day a week endeavor. There … Continue reading

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Trust

Real issues seem to have little effect on the voting public these days. Democrats are currently governing extremely well, about as well as America has had in its history, despite being shackled by a radical right Republican Party that is … Continue reading

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And Don’t Forget Downstream

The overwhelming vote in Kansas leaving abortion as a fundamental right in their constitution gives us hope that voters across America are awakening to how badly they are being screwed and who is screwing them. At every level, the screwing … Continue reading

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Reynolds Deeply Unpopular

I saw this tweet shortly after July 4th concerning Corporate Kim Reynolds: Whit Mixdorf @whitmixdorf · Follow Best moment of the Clear Lake parade: Kim Reynolds was walking by and it was dead silence.  Crickets  . So one of her … Continue reading

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Thumbing Their Noses At The Law

I will say one thing for the Republican Party – or should I say the Radical Right? They have little respect for the law and they flaunt their disdain for the law daily on our TVs, in our newspapers and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Retention Vote This Fall

A big shout out to iowastartingline.com for exposing a quiet portion of the coming election here in Iowa. As they note this November not only will there be the usual elections for offices there will also be what is a … Continue reading

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