Category Archives: Republican Policy

Hardly A Surprise, Was It?

I have no idea why anyone was surprised that the current President of the US lead an insurrection against our government Wednesday. He has been calling for the insurrection for weeks. His calls for violence against the system have been … Continue reading

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Mrs. Betty Bowers Looks Into 2021 Republicans

Here we go. It is time for the Republican chameleons to change into their costumes for Democratic presidencies and suddenly pretend to care about things like “values” and “budgets and debts and deficits.” This will once again fool a large … Continue reading

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One Final Kick In The Teeth From Republicans

Perhaps the worst year in American history is coming  to an end. If not the worst year it is most certainly in the top ten. The corona virus would have made 2020 a bad year just by itself. Having the … Continue reading

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Ron Klain Saw It Coming

Jeffery Goldberg has a story in The Atlantic this week that looks back a year tp remind us that we were warned. Sadly, in all the bluster and confusion, deliberate disinformation and misinformation that is the current administration most of … Continue reading

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Fear

The past couple of weeks I have written some criticism of the Democratic Party suggesting some things I see as reasons why we go beat up pretty badly in lower ballot races not only in Iowa, but across the country. … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Numbers For November Really Scary.

As Donald Trump tries to steal the presidency from a brutal loss and while Kim Reynolds fiddles with your lives as she dare no step on the toes business corona virus new cases and deaths are just plain sky rocketing … Continue reading

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And Now It Is Reality Vs. Fantasy

Here is a quick reminder of WWII rationing (4 minutes): As we come to the end of the reign of King Donald, I just want to note that he has left the country severely divided. While people on on each … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Election Post-Mortem

It is Thanksgiving week of what has been one of the most intense years in our lives. Not only were we tasked with removing the worst president ever from office in an election that saw incredible voter suppression of many … Continue reading

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Choosing Those Who Believe In Reality

As the country careens toward the end of the election season, Iowa is literally careening toward the vary dubious (and preventable) mark of over 100,000 of its citizens having been infected. That is over 3% and growing fast. Of those … Continue reading

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Iowa Issues Lost In Trump Blather

Had the pleasure of joining in on a virtual fundraiser for state senatorial candidate Chris Brase from Muscatine the other night. Brase is a former state senator who lost his seat in 2016. In his pre-legislative days, Brase was a … Continue reading

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