Category Archives: Republican hypocrisy

Grassley Votes Against Open Democracy Yet Again

From The Hill:   Senate Republicans voted Thursday to block the consideration of a bill to promptly require organizations that spend money on elections to promptly disclose the identities of donors who give $10,000 or more during an election cycle. … Continue reading

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Will Republicans Accept Their Losses This Fall?

Just doing a little musing. We still have a former president and I hope future inmate running around all over the country trying to get his picks elected to congress. In elections, his main claim is that elections are rigged. … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Is 9/11

Richard Clarke talks about Bush Administration failure (3 minutes) Tomorrow will be the 21st anniversary of the attack on America that took place in 2001. There will be the usual remembrances that will pour out the deep sense of sadness … Continue reading

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Climate The Overriding Issue 

From the headline on msn.com Thursday: 2021 saw record-high greenhouse gases, sea levels and ocean heat, new report shows  When you turn on the news today, after you get by the stories of our former treasonous president, there are the … Continue reading

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No High Five. Instead A Session Summation

The legislature has adjourned. Thus Progress Iowa ha ended their daily newsletter. Earlier this week they sent out a great summation of the bad deeds of our Republican legislature. All for the rich and none for the poor I would … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Current Gun Crisis

Sam Bee compendium of gun mass shooting shows: (36 minutes). Not sure when this was on – probably over a year ago. “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” ~ … Continue reading

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Baby Formula Vote Exposes Iowa Republican Lies

Perhaps like many of you, I get an email newsletter usually on Sunday night from our local congress member Mariannette Miller-Meeks. This week it came on Monday. My guess as to why is that the congress member had to spend … Continue reading

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What They Say; What They Do

Ah, Republicans. Newspapers, TV and radio seem to always have a quote or two from Republicans to highlight some story. Unfortunately newspapers, TV and radio seldom do a followup to see how what they say matches up with what they … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republican House Delegation Votes To Default

Once again Iowa’s Republican members of the US House shamed the state by voting not to raise the debt ceiling and thus cause the US to default on its debts. This was not a vote to spend more money, but … Continue reading

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Covid Kim Taking Undeserved Credit

This seems to be a recurring theme in the Republican Party. Democrats do the hard work of drafting and passing legislation over the near unanimous opposition from Republicans. Then when programs are put in place, Republicans jump in front of … Continue reading

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