Category Archives: Republican hypocrisy

“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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Robert Reich: Trump’s Emoluments Problem

As only Robert Reich can explain things.  Here Reich explains why emoluments are are outlawed by the constitution and how the current president violates this clause daily: From the email accompanying this video: Trump reversed his decision to host next … Continue reading

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Mother Jones: Republicans Are Acting Like Babies …….

Because They Know That Babies Get What They Want A very straight forward and succinct opinion from Senior Reporter Tim Murphy at Mother Jones magazine that bares the reasons why Republicans act like they do: When a group of Republican … Continue reading

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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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