Category Archives: Mark Nolte

Rove Protests Planned

Rove Protests Planned By the UI Anti-war CommitteeSo, while Bruce Braley ignores Rove, Rummy and the War, and focuses on steroids and Roger Clemens, responsible local citizens are taking action! The University of Iowa Lecture Committee may be paying Karl … Continue reading

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Nolte Campaign Decision for 2008

Nolte Campaign Decision for 2008 By Mark Nolte Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you all well.   This is a tough note to write, but I have decided that I will not be seeking the Democratic nomination for the … Continue reading

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Nolte – You Up for Another Run? [And Question for Deeth!]

Nolte – You Up for Another Run? By Sam Garchik Popular Progressive had this first, then Deeth, then Iowa Progress. It's a week old by the time I got it, but hey. Greiner is leaving and Nolte, a one-time and … Continue reading

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Leadership or Reflection?

Leadership or Reflection? By Mark Nolte I’ll admit, as we come to the end of the sixth year of our country being led by President Bush, I still wake up every morning and say… “Really?  How could this happen?” Since … Continue reading

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Loebsack’s Going to DC, and Other Dem Victories

Loebsack's Going to DC (and other dem victories) By Sam Garchik Dave Loebsack ran a great, dignified campaign against a tough opponent, and did what no other challenger could do in 30 years. He beat Jim Leach. Way to go … Continue reading

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Iowa Blog Roundup

   Iowa Blog Roundup By Sam Garchik Lots to say. Campaign season is in full swing, so here we go with the events and notes around the state: District 1 There is a champagne brunch to honor women on July … Continue reading

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25% = Three Quarters Short of Leadership

25%  = Three Quarters Short of Leadership By Mark Nolte Imagine how the course of the world would be different if, standing at the podium at Rice Stadium, John F. Kennedy would have announced that by the end of the … Continue reading

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Revising Conventional Wisdom

  Revising Conventional Wisdom By Mark Nolte I’m not sure, but I think it is happening.  I think people are starting to figure it out.  Today’s Iowa City Press Citizen Endorsement for Ed Fallon is a strong sign that people … Continue reading

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Take Willie Nelson’s Advice: Buy Bio Diesel

  Take Willie Nelson’s Advice: Buy Bio Diesel By Mark Nolte   Like everyone else in the country who is not an executive or share holder of an oil company, gas prices have been a big concern to me and … Continue reading

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New Champions for Local Control Legislation: Farmers

New Champions for Local Control Legislation: Farmers ________________________________________By Mark Nolte Until recently the issue of local control was a movement aimed at keeping environmentally detrimental factory style hog confinement operations away from Iowa communities and farms.  Citing issues of water table … Continue reading

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