Category Archives: Republican Policy

Mixing Religion And Government

Abortion laws on Texas that were given a nod of approval by SCOTUS in a shadow-docket decision may engulf the US quickly:   Quotes from Barry Goldwater on mixing religion and politics:   Mark my word, if and when these preachers … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Real Socialism In America

I have made no bones about my admiration for Robert Reich. He tells the true story of how workers fare in the US. That story for the most part is no good. Here Reich talks about the real welfare queens … 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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Right’s Framing Of Socialism Just Too Much BS

Never forget this: If you hadn’t noticed the next election is already in full swing. As usual the lockstep Republican candidates are all singing from the same hymnal. That hymnal has various versions of the ever popular song among Republicans … Continue reading

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Kim Don’t Care

From poster Grins on democraticunderground.com:  (August 12)  In 1969 Dave Garroway (Kidz – Google it!) was the host of this enormously popular show on NBC called “The Today Show.“  Fifteen years after the first of the nationwide tests for the … Continue reading

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“Executive Branch Was Complicit In The Planning”

At 2:25 interviewer Geoff Bennet asks Retired General Honore if the Executive Branch was complicit? Konore’s answer is blunt. The whole video is well worth watching. 7 minutes: This is pretty much in line with what Americans watched on January … Continue reading

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Abortions Up In Iowa

From iowastartingline.com:    There were 4,058 abortions performed in Iowa in 2020, a trend that’s increased over the last three years. In 2018, there were 2,849 abortions, followed by 3,566 abortions in 2019, according to state data. The data came … 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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ICYMI: Iowa’s economy sputtering as people flee the state

From last week’s inbox, a very important message from Progress Iowa: For Immediate Release: May 24, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org ICYMI: Iowa’s economy sputtering as people flee the state Iowa losing jobs as younger residents flee the state under … Continue reading

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