Category Archives: Republican Obstruction

Party Of Death?

Note: US House votes for budget that has deep cuts to Medicaid and Medicare:    “The time is always right to do what is right.” Martin Luther King, Jr. As quickly as the news spread about the massacre in Las Vegas … Continue reading

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SCOTUS To Hear Case Designed To Gut Unions

Grassley’s Obstruction About To Pay Huge Returns For The Wealthy Thursday morning the Supreme Court agreed to hear Janus v. AFSCME  The SCOTUS has once more agreed to hear a case designed to gut public unions. In 2016 an 8 … Continue reading

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Repairing What Republicans Break May Be Impossible

“Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got Til it’s gone They pave paradise and put up a parking lot” Joni Mitchell “Big Yellow Taxi” Who knows what people who voted Republican in the last … Continue reading

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Young Recommends Trump Release Taxes, Then Votes Against It

Just in case you folks out in Iowa’s third district missed Rep. Young’s little bit of fancy political stepping:  Republican Rep. David Young ignited loud cheers from hundreds at an Iowa meeting last week when he said, “Donald Trump should … Continue reading

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Will Republicans Hide Because Of Healthcare?

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers drowned out by chants of “Save Our Healthcare” at MLK Day Rally Remember last year shortly after Antonin Scalia died and Chuck Grassley reinterpreted the constitution to read that he, as chair of the Judiciary Committee, … Continue reading

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Best Wishes For Iowa Marchers Today!

Getting Back To True American Roots Our best wishes go out to all the women and the men who will be joining them in opposition to the takeover of our government by what appears to be a cabal that enters … Continue reading

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Devastating!

Well I feel like someone has simply come up and kicked me in the stomach. Like so many right now my feelings are a mix of depression, fear and flat out confusion. For the life of me I can not … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign, Affordable Care Act, medicaid expansion, Medicare, Obamacare, Republican Obstruction, Republicn Policy, Social Security

Grassley Demands Justice Department Investigation Of Justice Department, And Clinton Blockade Begins

Sometimes something pops up online that says just what you want to say. So here is a post from Thursday’s Dailykos by Joan McCarter that does a good job of what Iowans can expect if Grassley is re-elected. Since Chuck … Continue reading

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Feeling Very Nervous

Just can’t help it. I am feeling very nervous about Tuesday. My concern is mostly due to the Republican party’s blatant voter suppression activities. From the legalized theft of votes from citizens through voter id laws that are targeted at … Continue reading

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What The Iowa Republican Party Supports

There you have it. Iowa’s Republican Party has over and over reiterated their support for Trump. The fact that the Iowa Republican Party supports Donald Trump should not be a real surprise. We have a governor who wants to act … Continue reading

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