Category Archives: Republican Policy

Scary Decision By The 5th Circuit Court Wednesday

A story that should have caused all the cable messers to break out their largest and brightest “Breaking News” banners was barely reported on Wednesday night. That story would be a decision handed down by the US Fifth Circuit Court … 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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The High Five

Ince more we bring you Progress Iowa’s Friday High Five. I don’t honestly know why Republicans still have the legislature in session. I guess their desire to gut Iowa’s public school system is strong. We made it to Friday! Thank … Continue reading

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No High Five Today

When it came Friday it was mostly about Reproductive Rights rallies. It has been incorporated into yesterday’s post. The major issue that Republicans are still dealing with is destroying Iowa’s once highly praised public school system. The plan is to … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Coming End Of Roe v. Wade

Like many of you, I am livid over the leaked decision that overturns the Roe v. Wade decision. And like many of you I have been turning all sorts of thoughts concerning access to abortion over in my mind. The … Continue reading

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Families Facing Power Shutoffs

From msn.com Thursday: Families across the United States are drowning in utility debt. In 33 states, families who can’t afford to pay their bills have been protected from energy shutoffs during the winter thanks to moratoriums that temporarily halted them. … Continue reading

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Republican’s 11 Point Plan For America

This is an 11 Point Plan For America drawn up by Senator Rick Scott of Florida. Thanks to a media that shakes in its boots when covering Republicans, few ever heard of it let alone the damage this plan could … Continue reading

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Senator Bolkcom: Rural Iowa Communities Suffer Under Republicans

Thursday’s Des Moines Register included a guest editorial by State Senator Joe Bolkcom. In his editorial Bolkcom lays it right on the line: Iowa’s current poor condition is due fully to the very poor leadership Iowa has endured under Kim … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republican House Delegation Votes To Default

Once again Iowa’s Republican members of the US House shamed the state by voting not to raise the debt ceiling and thus cause the US to default on its debts. This was not a vote to spend more money, but … Continue reading

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Covid Kim Battles The Public Good

I had a dental appointment this week. Thanks to the Covid-19 it was my first visit in 2 years. I do not like to put so much space between dental visits. I go to the U of Iowa Dental School. … Continue reading

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