Category Archives: #trumpresistance

Time For A Real Permanent 50 State Strategy

Virginia and Kentucky were incredible stories from Tuesday night’s off year election. For that matter so was the major turn that suburban Philadelphia took, changing from nearly straight red to quite blue. For that matter even in Mississippi there was … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Big Tent Edition

The Democratic Party always amazes me. We take in most everyone. This week we learned that billionaire Republican Michael Bloomberg will be filing in Alabama to run for president as a Democrat. I must be missing something here.  In other … Continue reading

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Forget Quid-Pro-Quo; It Is Attempted Bribery And Attempted Extortion

“There was no quid pro quo” is the current defense parroted by Republicans from sea to shining sea in response to accusations of criminal activity by the White House. You can hear from the lips of both Iowa senators as … Continue reading

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Medicare Advantage – Not Medicare With No Advantage

It is sign up time for Medicare. If you are of the age for Medicare as we are you will have an almost daily mailer from some insurance company glorifying the wonders of their Medicare advantage program. Turn on the … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mr. Kaufmann

This one had almost passed me by:   October 14th: Iowa Republicans are questioning the impeachment hearings against President Trump. On Monday, GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann led a group of protesters in Cedar Rapids demanding an end to the inquiry. … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Fall Some Direction Edition

Here we go again. Along with changing the clock you get to listen to my semi-annual complaining about changing the clock. What an insane system. We will now go through two weeks of people being all goofed up because the … Continue reading

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Beyond The Impeachment Headlines, Things Get Scary

9 minutes: In September and October Tokyo withstood major blows from 2 typhoons which would have been category 5s if the typhoon scale went that high. Yet despite these blows, Tokyo and surrounding environs were relatively unscathed. Considering that typhoons … Continue reading

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Some Questions For Ernst At Her Town Hall Meeting In Muscatine Saturday

Also, Progress Iowa reports on reactions from Iowans on Ernst and Grassley voting to end pre-existing conditions coverage In case you missed it, Senator Ernst will be holding a town hall meeting in Muscatine Saturday at: 12:30 PM at the  … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: Trump’s Emoluments Problem

As only Robert Reich can explain things.  Here Reich explains why emoluments are are outlawed by the constitution and how the current president violates this clause daily: From the email accompanying this video: Trump reversed his decision to host next … Continue reading

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Rude Pundit: Christ On A Crackpot

A Pair of Dangerous Speeches from the Attorney General and Secretary of State. When republicans talk about religious freedom, I reach for the whiskey. – Stonekettle If you are like me, the happenings of the past month or so have … Continue reading

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