Category Archives: Republican hypocrisy

Unadvertised Features

Back in my working days I was among the front line of system changes for my area. Despite planning and investigation and using our imaginations when a system was rolled out there were always what we referred to as “unadvertised … Continue reading

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Corporate America Invented Christian America

Historian Kevin Kruse explains how Corporate America created what we call “Christian America.” (26 minutes): So many of us want to know how our current alignments got to be the way they are. Some are somewhat easily explainable even if … Continue reading

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Grassley Tries His Damndest To Avoid ACA Question

“You are threatening my life” says constituent Looking fully like the old fool that he is, Chuck Grassley tries to employ a dance to make it seem like he is all in favor of the ACA and covering pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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Really Bad Idea: Changing Iowa’s Judicial Nominating System

If you ever get in a situation where you are headed to court or there is an issue that affects you greatly being heard in court, the only thing most of us hope for is impartiality on the part of … Continue reading

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Ernst Divorce Records Raise Some Questions

Having read some articles on the divorce of Senator Ernst, I am left scratching my head. Surely many among us are scratching our noggins about one particular aspect of the divorce. Senator Ernst in the petition stated that she was … Continue reading

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Why Condemn King Now?

A 3 minute videos from just before the midterm election. At that time King was a campaign co-chair for Kim Reynolds. Reynolds refused to disavow King at that time. She won with votes from King’s district. Political opportunism, anyone? We … Continue reading

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How Will You Spend Your Huge Tax Savings?

Video about the Kansas experience. Note the similarity to Iowa’s new tax scam. About 4 minutes I can almost not contain my excitement! Wednesday, Kim Reynolds signed that giant tax cut into law! Holy Moly I’ll have more money every … Continue reading

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Shame On The Republicans In The Iowa Legislature

Fetal heartbeat bill may signal the return of the reality of back alley abortion days. I don’t think I can do this subject justice. As a child, as a teenager and as a young man there were always stories of … Continue reading

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And Now The Bad News: Iowa Legislature Returns

Winter winds blow chillin’ cold. What blows even colder is the hearts of Iowa’s Republican Party. Next week they start part two of emptying out the state coffers – filled by taxes from you and I –  and handing it … Continue reading

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The Steve King / Kim Reynolds Incident

Sorry I am late to the game  on this. The season has been incredibly busy: Like many of you and thousands and thousands of our fellow Iowans we were absolutely astounded not only by the Steve King tweet stating that … Continue reading

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