Category Archives: #trumpresistance

Sunday Funday: Get An Absentee Ballot Edition!

From progressiowa – 1 minute: Let the above video remind you that even though it is only early August, it is definitely time to be sending in a request for an absentee ballot for this year’s election. Most of you … Continue reading

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Killing The “Public” Entity

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” the old political saying goes. Lord knows we have a huge crisis in front of us. Had we had any kind of even substandard leadership, the US may have been able to … Continue reading

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Pandemic Shows How Important Unions Are

AFT Leader Randi Weingarten discusses reopening schools: (6.5 minutes) Thursday we got this email from the Abby Finkenauer campaign: I’m Ken Sagar, retired president of the Iowa Federation of Labor. But today I’m not here to give you an update … Continue reading

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Hinson Plagiarism Very Troubling

I suppose a person shouldn’t be too surprised that first district Republican congressional candidate Ashley Hinson has been caught plagiarizing from a variety of sources, including her opponent Congress Woman Abby Finkenauer. Finkenauer has been an excellent congress member for … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: The ADA Is 30 Edition

It is kind of hard to believe that the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30 today. Written and ushered through congress by Iowa’s own Senator Tom Harkin, the ADA has lowered bars to a full life for those with disabilities. … Continue reading

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LULAC Condemns Trump Executive Order

Nation’s Leading Latino Civil Rights Organization Calls Excluding Undocumented Immigrants from Census A Denial of Basic Rights Editor’s note: The Latino population in Iowa is approximately 171,000 and growing daily. Latinos have been instrumental keeping many small towns in Iowa … Continue reading

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Trump Desperately Needs An Enemy 

Donald Trump is desperately seeking an enemy to do combat with between now and November 3rd. He needs to take on that evergreen political persona of warrior king to boost his chances at once again pulling off a theft of … Continue reading

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Looking To A Bleak Fall

The current president is doing all he can to pretend that America has been relatively unaffected by the corona virus even though the corona virus is almost central to most daily decisions made in this country right now. Think about … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: No Fair Edition.

Yep, this is fair week in my neck of the woods. Or it used to be, anyway. We used to work in the Democratic booth for many years. Always had lots of fun meeting folks. The Democratic booth and the … Continue reading

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I Am Ready To Scream!

From day 1 of the pandemic it has been more than abundantly clear that the Republican Party as a whole had no plans to do anything really substantial to stop the spread of the disease. They followed the lead of … Continue reading

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