Category Archives: Republican hypocrisy

A Rant From Thom Hartmann

Radio broadcaster and best selling author Thom Hartmann treated the country to this rant Thursday morning. Hartmann takes on the insanity and incongruity of what passes for Republican “thinking” these days. Like many who read here, I can not understand … Continue reading

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“DePlatformed?” Us Too!

As if I needed yet another chuckle over how badly conservatives are treated in this country, I almost drove off the road laughing when I heard the news on public radio Friday and some Republican Iowa legislators were whining about … Continue reading

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A Lesson Learned Once Again

The Republican Party is now over 40 years into their little experiment trying to prove night and day that government doesn’t work. Pretty much the first thing out of Republican politician’s mouth is that “government doesn’t work.” When that is … Continue reading

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Mrs. Betty Bowers Looks Into 2021 Republicans

Here we go. It is time for the Republican chameleons to change into their costumes for Democratic presidencies and suddenly pretend to care about things like “values” and “budgets and debts and deficits.” This will once again fool a large … Continue reading

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Letters, We Send Letters

One of BFIA’s favorite letter-to-the-editor writers, Don Paulson, shows us how it is done once again: Many Republicans have expressed “outrage” at Rita Hart’s decision to appeal the outcome of Iowa’s Second District Congressional race to the U.S. House.  Currently … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Numbers For November Really Scary.

As Donald Trump tries to steal the presidency from a brutal loss and while Kim Reynolds fiddles with your lives as she dare no step on the toes business corona virus new cases and deaths are just plain sky rocketing … Continue reading

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Choosing Those Who Believe In Reality

As the country careens toward the end of the election season, Iowa is literally careening toward the vary dubious (and preventable) mark of over 100,000 of its citizens having been infected. That is over 3% and growing fast. Of those … Continue reading

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“When You Fail To Plan……”

Perhaps most everyone has heard that little saying from Ben Franklin – “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Never has this been illustrated so graphically as it is being now. The Covid-19 virus outbreak has been been … Continue reading

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Ernst Chooses NRA Over Violence Against Women Act

Laura Clawson over at dailykos.com is doing some fine reporting with her story on Joni Ernst’s  attempt to pull a little shell game by blocking the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and then introducing her own version … Continue reading

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Remember In November: The Election Is A Referendum On Trump

As we head into the caucuses, try to remember that the little issues and squabbles that the media are trying to stir into a big fight are really nothing. Among the candidates still standing I have no problem with any … Continue reading

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