Category Archives: Republican Policy

Iowa Drops In “Best State” Poll

Well, that didn’t last long – from 2018: (1.5 minutes) Healthcare Education Economy Opportunity Infrastructure Crime & Correction  Fiscal Stability Quality of Life Iowa 2019. (#14)  20                      9     … Continue reading

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Pelosi Looks Very Concerned In Her Weekly Presser

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi seemed very concerned during her weekly press conference held on Thursday morning. The previous day, Attorney General William Barr made no pretense that he would protect the president at all costs, including lying to … Continue reading

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Grassley Tries His Damndest To Avoid ACA Question

“You are threatening my life” says constituent Looking fully like the old fool that he is, Chuck Grassley tries to employ a dance to make it seem like he is all in favor of the ACA and covering pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley, and Senate Republicans Are Selling A Scam On Pre-Existing Conditions

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Des Moines, Iowa — Senate Republicans have spent ten years trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions. They support President Trump’s lawsuit to … Continue reading

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“Medicare For None”

Screen shot from dailykos.com:   From thehill.com “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday (4/10/2019) that “Medicare for All” will not move in the Senate as long as Republicans control the chamber.  “Not as long as I’m majority … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder Why Competition Is An Endangered Practice?

The continuing lack of competition in this country is very worrying. However, business and industry continues to merge or swallow competition in this country as the government does nothing or in many cases assists. Competition is supposed to be the … Continue reading

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Reynolds Misses The Mark By A Country Mile

Email from Adam Mason with Iowa Citizens For Community Improvement on their view of Kim Reynold’s “State of the State” Address last Tuesday: I just finished watching Gov. Kim Reynolds deliver her second Condition of the State address. Here’s our … Continue reading

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Worst Person Of The Year

What the heck, if Time can name someone as “Person Of The Year” then anyone can name ‘anything of the year’ right? So we will go with a “Worst Person” award. Upon reading a headline like “Worst Person” most people … Continue reading

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What Is This Woman Thinking?

video 30 seconds: It is not my custom to run an ad for a Republican candidate but this one just cries out for analysis. It would be hard to do analysis without viewing the object to be analyzed. So forgive … Continue reading

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Watching Grassley Lead The Ford “Hearing”

So I am writing this a couple days ahead of time. However, I can’t help but comment on Grassley’s handling of the Ford “hearing” and the whole general tone of their Kavanaugh rush through Grassley’s committee. Pretty obvious the plan … Continue reading

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