Category Archives: Kim Reynolds

Next Week Brings Absentee Voting And Gubernatorial Debates

Things get real next week folks. Absentee voting begins next week here in Iowa. This year besides just being an opportunity to vote early, absentee voting also gives us the chance to verify that our registration is valid under the … Continue reading

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Trump Mocks Dr. Ford And All Women

Iowa’s Republican Congress Members Say Nothing Note here that Trump is not only mocking Dr. Ford herself, but is also mocking a scared young 15 year old girl who feared – quite rationally – that a couple of drunken oafs … Continue reading

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Poor Kim! Why Does Everybody Pick On Her?

When you finally reached that magic age to vote did anybody pull you aside and give you some advice on voting that sounded like this: “When you look the candidates over, be sure to pick the one who never takes … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Medicaid MCOs Get Another Big Raise

  The Medicaid mess that Terry Branstad created and then walked away from just got much, much worse for the end user in Iowa Friday. That end user is of course the 680,000 Iowans who rely on Medicaid for their … Continue reading

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Reynolds Drops Critic From Medicaid Board

video: 3:50 – This seemed like a good place for a good word about Fred Hubbell Just in case you missed this story, it is definitely worth taking some tome to read through. Looks like Governor Reynolds is so invested … Continue reading

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Observations On A Nice Summer Day

World-wide Weather: After a scorching June, July is exiting in graceful fashion. But let’s be honest, the trend around the world is not good. More heat creating more unstable and more extreme weather. This week’s spotlight where unheard of weather … Continue reading

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Hubbell Promises To Restore Medicaid. Thank You!

  As many have read we have been navigating the health care system with an elderly relative for the past couple of months. What we have found has been very problematic. You can find my most recent post on this … Continue reading

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Dismantling Healthcare In The US

As I wrote last week we have been deeply involved in the health care system as an elderly relative seems to be entering the latter stages of life.  What a goddamned mess. It is so hard to believe that Americans … Continue reading

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Health Care, Health Care, Health Care!

We spent most of the holiday in the emergency room with an elderly relative. For those who have been in a similar situation you know that you will have a lot of time on your hands while waiting for test … Continue reading

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Reynolds And Church & State

Will Iowa’s Governor defy the Constitution again this year? The First Amendment of the constitution: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the … Continue reading

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