Category Archives: Republican Obstruction

Remembering January 6th

(1:43) Yesterday was the second anniversary of a day that should live in infamy. An attack on the halls of our government led by a sitting president. What has followed since has been sad to see indeed. An attempt to … Continue reading

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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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I Just Don’t Know What To Say

Does it ever seem like we have been on a merry-go-round for the past 40 years? Slowly picking up speed but constantly going through the same experiences? We seem to learn nothing along the way that will help us turn … 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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Robert Reich: The Cause Of Economic Collapse

Once again Robert Reich hits the nail on the head concerning the REAL causes behind our problems. At the bottom line of nearly every problem in this country is money. Imbalance in wealth and income ripples throughout the economy causing … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republicans Vote To Shut Down Government

It should come as no surprise that Iowa’s Republicans Thursday voted to shut down the government by voting against extending the debt ceiling. The reasoning that Republicans have for using the debt ceiling as a hostage is not logical. Also … 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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