Category Archives: SCOTUS

Happy 4th Of July: SCOTUS Says Make It Burn

As we come upon the nation’s birthday The Supreme Court gave the country a huge birthday present – the ability of polluters (read corporations) to pollute to their heart’s content with little to stop them. Take a deep breath – … Continue reading

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Sanders, Warren Propose SS Increase

FDR 0 The New Bill of Rights (2 minutes) Something that has been lost in the incredible assault on America and American values that has been the center of our politics for the past decade or more is the vision … Continue reading

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Return Iowa To Normalcy

As the J6 Committee hearings roll on there is little question that the then president was the driving force behind an attempt to end our constitutional government in the US after some 230 years. There had been little question before … Continue reading

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Roe v. Wade Overturned

Much as with the death of a friend or relative, even when you know they are dying you still hold out hope until that final breath is drawn. Even though we had much warning, when the official release of the … Continue reading

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Next Week Shaping Up To Be Memorable

Next week is shaping up potentially to be memorable. Pay attention! The January 6th Select Committee is scheduled to hold eight live hearings beginning next Thursday. Some will be held during prime time. We can probably expect some major headlines … Continue reading

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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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Idle Thoughts As Summer Comes In

Slowly, despite continued help from the mainstream media, Republicans are revealing themselves to be the hypocritical, selfish, greedy authoritarians that we have always known they were. It is sad that destroying Roe v. Wade was what it took to get … 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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What They Say; What They Do

Ah, Republicans. Newspapers, TV and radio seem to always have a quote or two from Republicans to highlight some story. Unfortunately newspapers, TV and radio seldom do a followup to see how what they say matches up with what they … Continue reading

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The High Five

Once again we bring you Progress Iowa’s Friday version of their daily newsletter while the Iowa Legislature is in session. Happy Friday! It’s been an exciting week for Iowa’s college basketball teams! Congratulations to the Iowa State Cyclone women and … Continue reading

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