Tag Archives: Americans For Prosperity

Union Recertification Begins Next Month In Iowa

The massive and in my mind catastrophic overhaul had a clause meant to drive a wedge between state workers in Iowa. Built out of the Republican playbook of “divide and conquer” the clause that puts the recertification of a union … Continue reading

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Branstad’s Legacy

Looks like Governor-For-Life Terry Branstad will soon be leaving us on that slow boat to China. Who cares how he gets there as long as he leaves. As he begins to leave we can look back briefly on what shape … Continue reading

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The Money, The Money, The Money

Last week brought the not too stunning revelation that the Iowa legislature seems to be under the direction of Americans For Prosperity, a Koch brothers front group. Following the money, one of the most valuable lessons ever to learn in … Continue reading

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Coralville Slaps Down Koch Brothers, Earns Spot On The Daily Show

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Koch Brothers Rally Got Free Pass By Des Moines Register

[Update: On Tuesday I was on The Fallon Forum to discuss America’s media problem and my letter to the Des Moines Register about this article. Click here to watch the video/podcast] I grew up reading The Des Moines Register and … Continue reading

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Iowa's Developing Koch Addiction

CORALVILLE, Iowa– Yesterday, Blog for Iowa reported that there would be a counter protest to the Americans for Prosperity (AFP) event at the Coralville Holiday Inn. Since our party chair wanted to talk to me on another matter, and he … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers Cronies To Spit On Eastern Iowa Corridor Monday – Join The Protest

What: Counter-Protest against Joe the Plumber When: Monday, May 7, 8 am Where: Coralville Holiday Inn 1220 1st Ave., Coralville (near Fireman’s Memorial) Governor Chet Culver to Hold Media Conference Call Monday in Response to the Americans for Prosperity Super … Continue reading

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