Category Archives: Republican Obstruction

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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It Has Been A Year Already?

Biden Working Incredibly Hard And Productively To Pull Us Out Of The Pandemic Republicans Try To Halt Progress And Steal Credit My friends will grind their teeth a little as I quickly(?) tell my tale of realizing that a year … Continue reading

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“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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Smirking Joni: Overturning The American Revolution

ERNST: "IA caucuses are this next Monday evening. And I'm really interested to see how this discussion today informs and influences the Iowa caucus voters, those Demcaucus goers. Will they be supporting VP Biden at this point?" H/T @JaxAlemany pic.twitter.com/tYYkSPuIDY … 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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