Category Archives: #trumpresistance

Meanwhile In Des Moines Citizens Get Screwed

Republicans tell university students: Come live in Iowa’s university cities, but you don’t get to vote there. Who can be surprised that Republicans in the Iowa legislature passed a bill out of committee that would restrict university students from voting … Continue reading

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Really Bad Idea: Changing Iowa’s Judicial Nominating System

If you ever get in a situation where you are headed to court or there is an issue that affects you greatly being heard in court, the only thing most of us hope for is impartiality on the part of … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Top O’ The Mornin’ Edition

A Happy St. Paddy’s Day to the lot of ye. May ye all be half an hour in heaven afore the devil knows you’re dead. Being Irish and a Democrat I am proud to say we have had some great … Continue reading

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Sloppy Work, Senator Ernst

Last week like many I got Senator Ernst’s latest joke of a newsletter called “Make ‘Em Squeal.” I wrote about Ernst’s latest “Squeal” here last week. Then I wrote her office and asked the obvious question – where did you … Continue reading

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What Iowans Need To Know About Trump’s Latest Health Care Sabotage

From Matt Sinovic at Progress Iowa: This week, the Trump administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020, which revives a call to repeal the Affordable Care Act and lays out massive cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and the Department … Continue reading

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Worldwide Strike For The Climate Next Friday

(3 minutes) Beware the ides of March! School children around the world and in 30 states plan to stage walkouts to push Jose in power to start paying attention to climate change. Somebody wake up Ernst and Grassley. These strikes … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: @#*&%^!(  Time Change Edition

(3 minutes) Just so I didn’t mislead you about the practice of changing the clock twice a year, I thought I would make the title fairly self-explanatory.  So good morning and welcome to another 8 months of “daylight” time. This … Continue reading

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Joni Spreads The Manure Far, Wide And Deep

this month’s “Make ’em Squeal”  Joni Ernst is really rolling out the pig manure these days. This month’s version of her running joke that shows how little she knows about what is going on “Make ‘Em Squeal” is a hoot. … Continue reading

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Forums, Coffee With Dave Loebsack, Meet With Finkenauer And Issues

First let me mention that Congressman Dave Loebsack will be holding open meetings over coffee at various spots across his district this morning. My apologies for not posting sooner, but my life has been quite hectic lately and the day … Continue reading

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Ernst’s Laughable “Make “Em Squeal” Award

Got another one of Ernst’s monthly comedy attempts known as her “Make ‘Em Squeal Award.”  Once again Ernst (or more likely some advisor) makes fun of some project that they claim is wasting taxpayers money in a major way while … Continue reading

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