Category Archives: voter suppression

What Could Possibly Be Next?

In my formative years I was an avid reader of the Des Moines Register’s Donald Kaul. His column ran on the editorial page of the paper three times a week. When football was no longer being played and the corn … Continue reading

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Learning Republicanese

There we are enjoying breakfast as much as anyone can these days listening to NPR’s Morning Edition. The Iowa news segment is on and the story is about the incredibly close election in Iowa’s second district. As the story states: … Continue reading

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Simple And Easy Change Or Voter Suppression?

As chair of the Iowa House State Government Committee, Representative Bobby Kaufmann was quick to get out into the newspapers in his district to explain the last minute dealings regarding voting process as the second session of the 88th Iowa … Continue reading

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In Contrast, Democrats Will Install Competent Government

The previous post today allowed me to do some venting on the incompetence of Republican led governments in general, and also the utterly miserable incompetence shown by the current administration. While the previous post concentrated on how the American people … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann Interview, Part I

If the Iowa precinct caucuses created doubt about the efficacy of our voting process, we are not the only ones with concern. Thom Hartmann, the number one progressive-talk-show host in the United States wrote the book, The Hidden History of … Continue reading

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Inequality: One Of This Election’s Big Issues

Eight days to caucus, right? Here is a brief look at what I consider to be the really overwhelming issues. Depending on your perspective, any one of these could be in your top spot: Climate Change – well it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hidden History Of The War On Voting

The Hidden History of the War on Voting: Who Stole Your Vote — and How to Get it Back by Thom Hartmann is a quick but important read for people who want or need to review the history and origins … Continue reading

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LULAC Scores Major Victory For Latino Voters in Iowa

Nation’s Oldest & Largest Latino Civil Rights Organization Sees a Win Against Voter Suppression Legislation in the State From: Domingo Garcia, LULAC National President <info@lulac.org> Date: Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 1:22 PM Contact: David Cruz | (818) 689-9991 | … Continue reading

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Who Is Un-American?

Remember waaaay back to two weeks ago when the current president decided to try to divert attention from the upcoming Mueller testimony by singling out four Democratic congress women and claiming they were un-American? In terms of news these days … Continue reading

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The Right Must Control Your Life

Thursday the Supreme Court on a partisan basis enshrined political gerrymandering as the law of the land. Now with gerrymandering officially finally enshrined as law of the land Republicans in particular can go about their current practice of drawing district … Continue reading

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