Category Archives: #trumpresistance

Reminders: Monday, IPERS Press Conference; Saturday, Women’s March

As the Iowa legislature gears up for another session with Republicans in total control, common Iowans will be taking action to protect the retirement that they worked so hard for. Republicans have been itching to turn that money over to … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Holding The Country Hostage Edition

Planning on eating today? You may want to stay away from fresh fruits and vegetables since our government food inspectors are locked out from doing their work. For business, this would be a good time to cut a few corners … Continue reading

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IDP Email, Part 2: Defeat Joni Ernst Fund

I hope the email from IDP is not supposed to be secret because I am really happy to spread what I believe is a brilliant idea: let’s start now and build up a fund for whatever Democrat comes out of … Continue reading

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Scary Thought: #3 In Line to The Presidency Is Grassley.

We got several email blasts from the Iowa Democratic Party this week. I am sure many of you got the same blasts. The first one really got my attention. It dealt with two subjects, those being our two senators, Grassley … Continue reading

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Iowa High School Scheduled To Have A Religious Assembly Wednesday

From the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF): “Mount Ayr High School reportedly has scheduled an assembly by the Todd Becker Foundation during the school day on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The Todd Becker Foundation is a Christian ministry that travels throughout … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: House Majority Edition

See my huge smile? I just got what I asked for for Christmas – a House majority headed by Nancy Pelosi. Could not have done it without Dear Leader, though. His ineptitude and stupidity were instrumental. So glad to see … Continue reading

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Reminder: Women’s March January 19th

  In two weeks – January 19th, 2019 – there will be another women’s  march in Washington and sister marches across the country.  With Rep. Nancy Pelosi making on her second round as US House Speaker plus the victories by … Continue reading

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Iowa Policy Project: Is Iowa’s Job Situation As Good As It Appears?

Once again our friends at the Iowa Policy Project ferret out the reality behind the glossy glow of political rhetoric. The subject for today is whether what appears to be a good Iowa jobs report is actually as good as … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait For Rob Sand’s Report On Iowa’s Medicaid Mess

(4 hours if you are interested) About a week before Christmas Iowa’s Senate Health Policy Oversight Committee held a hearing with the administrators of Iowa’s now privatized medicaid system. The YouTube is posted above. It runs nearly 4 hours. I … Continue reading

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Thank You, John Culver

In his later years, John Culver established the Culver Center for Public Policy at Simpson College. Here is an interview from 2016 (9 minutes)  We at blogforiowa.com  were saddened to hear of the death of former senator John Culver this … Continue reading

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