Category Archives: #trumpresistance

Hubbell Promises To Restore Medicaid. Thank You!

  As many have read we have been navigating the health care system with an elderly relative for the past couple of months. What we have found has been very problematic. You can find my most recent post on this … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: And It’s Fair Season Edition

The middle of July and it is time for county fairs. These slice of Americana are often one of the core events in a county every year. In agricultural states they are the high water mark of the calendar year. … Continue reading

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Dan Rather Facebook Post 7/13/2018

From Dan Rather’s facebook page: From the farce of yesterday’s hearing on Capitol Hill (“oversight” by mendacity) to the spectacle in Great Britain (a President’s destabilizing, unstable, and racist interview) to the trailing exhaust of American leadership left in Brussels … Continue reading

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Dismantling Healthcare In The US

As I wrote last week we have been deeply involved in the health care system as an elderly relative seems to be entering the latter stages of life.  What a goddamned mess. It is so hard to believe that Americans … Continue reading

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Krugman: Big Business Reaps Trump’s Whirlwind

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has a great article Thursday concerning business’s role in the Republican Party that has gone awry. Joining the Republicans in cynically using racism, xenophobia, misogyny and division of the country in order to win … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Dear Leader Leaves Country Next Week Edition

In case you hadn’t heard Dear Leader will be leaving the country next week. How fast and how high can we build walls? Just kidding, folks. Can’t think of a single reason why we would want to get rid of … Continue reading

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Abby Finkenauer – What IA 01 Needs

video 1.5 minutes One of the most exciting candidates to come along in Iowa in a long time is the Democratic candidate in Iowa’s first congressional district. Abby Finkenauer is exciting not only because of her youth, but also because … Continue reading

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Health Care, Health Care, Health Care!

We spent most of the holiday in the emergency room with an elderly relative. For those who have been in a similar situation you know that you will have a lot of time on your hands while waiting for test … Continue reading

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Grassley’s Stolen SCOTUS Attacks Working Families

Editor’s note:  The following are two press releases concerning Senator Grassley and his unprecedented and still extremely controversial hijacking of the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland. http://www.WhyCourtsMatterIowa.org For Immediate Release: June 27, 2018 Contact: wcmia@whycourtsmatteriowa.org Des Moines, Iowa — Today the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: July 4th And Other Events Edition

Hard to believe it is only just July now since it has been July hot for over a month now. The Fourth is smack in the middle of the week this year which with ruins long weekends or makes them … Continue reading

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