Category Archives: Republican hypocrisy

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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Weaponizing Covid

Why has the right chosen Covid-19 to use as an issue divide the country in what has become known as “the culture wars?” Also, why have they chosen to use the Covid-19 virus as their weapon of choice in this … Continue reading

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Why The Change In Republican Vaccine Stance?

Many of us were surprised early this week when one of the spokesmen against getting vaccinated against the corona virus came out swinging saying that people should get vaccinated: “Just like we’ve been saying, please take COVID seriously. Enough people … Continue reading

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Noise, Noise, Noise

One of the things most of us hoped for following four years of lies, four years of mismanagement and outright illegal activities by the Trump administration was some competent leadership and a bit of quiet time away from the constant … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again – Right Says America “Can’t Afford” Infrastructure 

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: In response to questions of why she opposed President Biden’s infrastructure plan even though she submitted requests for several projects for her district, Congress member Mariannette Miller-Meeks ponied up the old tried … Continue reading

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Voice Vote Hides Cowardice

We Need To Know How Our Representative Stands – For or Against The Big Lie? Wednesday morning The Republican Party made a show of one of the biggest acts of cowardice this democracy has seen in a long while. In … Continue reading

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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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