Category Archives: #trumpresistance

Sunday Economics With Robert Reich

Sometimes I feel I should apologize for posting so much Robert Reich, but his videos just make so damned much sense. They are also usually fairly short and always very understandable. Plus they are true, which can sometimes be an … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Russia Runs Our Elections Edition

But first a word from Sunday Funday favorite Randy Rainbow. Take it away Randy: As the story slowly rolled out on Thursday, we once again find that Russia is already doing what they can to throw the election to the … Continue reading

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Ernst Chooses NRA Over Violence Against Women Act

Laura Clawson over at dailykos.com is doing some fine reporting with her story on Joni Ernst’s  attempt to pull a little shell game by blocking the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and then introducing her own version … Continue reading

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Medicare For All: A Little Heard Argument

M4A, as it is often abbreviated, is a quite misleading name for what is essentially universal health care. Medicare as it is presently run still has a lot of holes in it. If you are on Medicare Advantage the holes … Continue reading

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DFA Endorses Theresa GreenfIeld

Yesterday we (DFA) announced endorsements in Georgia, today I’m excited to announce we’re expanding the map again — adding Iowa to our Flip the Senate slate! For the first time in decades, Iowa’s Senate race is competitive. We have the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: President’s Day Edition

A short reminder that ice can be slick: Hey, hey, hey, don’t check the mail tomorrow. Tomorrow is the day that we commemorate most of the presidents. You can guess which one this scribe will not be commemorating. Actually there … Continue reading

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STATEMENT: Does Chuck Grassley Think Iowans Are Idiots?

Senator Grassley launches 99 county tour… without listing any events, times, or locations http://www.ProgressIowa.org For Immediate Release: February 12, 2020 Contact: Matt , (515) 423-0133 Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in response to … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow: Experts Warn Democracies Facing Autocracy

It is becoming hard to write something topical these days. Just as a person sits down to write a commentary on the latest scandal, there is a new and more serious scandal. But all of the ebb and flow of … Continue reading

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Farm Bankruptcies Hit An Eight Year High

Late last week as the political news was hitting a near fever pitch with the rigged impeachment trial coming to a peak and the first presidential contest in the Iowa caucuses but a few days away, much news that was … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: I Am Spartacus Edition

Climate change may do in the sport of snow skiing. However, a friend pointed me to this hilarious take on skiing: Kirk Douglas died Wednesday as most of you know. Douglas was a dyed in the wool liberal who championed … Continue reading

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