Tag Archives: Ashley Hinson

McCarthy  And McConnell Bow To Former Guy

As does Iowa’s Republican delegation. The above video of the Rachel Maddow Show from Thursday night delves deeply into the cowardice of Republican leadership in the face of a direct assault on our government by A SITTING PRESIDENT! Now more … Continue reading

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What They Say; What They Do

Ah, Republicans. Newspapers, TV and radio seem to always have a quote or two from Republicans to highlight some story. Unfortunately newspapers, TV and radio seldom do a followup to see how what they say matches up with what they … Continue reading

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The High Five

The Friday High Five from Progress Iowa: It’s April Fool’s Day! Grab your chocolate covered cotton balls and share a sweet treat with your friends to celebrate a day of pranks and fun. What’s not so fun? Republican lawmakers selling … Continue reading

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Medicare: What are DCEs And Why Should You Care?

When Katie Porter speaks, you can believe what she says (10 minutes, but very important) Have you ever heard of Direct Contracting Entities? If you have you are a rare person. I just became aware of them when I was … Continue reading

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The Trump-Putin Network

 The Lincoln Project (2 minutes): A most interesting article in Thursday’s Guardian explores the deep ties between associates of the former president and the Kremlin with current leader Vladimir Putin. This is information that has been out in the cyber … Continue reading

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High Five: Progress Iowa’s Daily Take On Iowa News

Progress Iowa adds a daily email take on what is happening in Iowa – and especially the legislature. This issue is from Friday. Much better than reading the mainstream media whose mission seems to be not pissing off Republicans. Thank … Continue reading

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Hinson Embarrasses Iowa

What’s that old saying about a politician – someone who finds out which way the parade is going and then hops to the front of it. Here in Iowa we have Ashley Hinson acting as the very epitome of that … Continue reading

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If You’re Proud Of What You Did, Why Not Tell Everyone?

The following is a short video from Hillary Clinton’s 11 hour testimony before the highly partisan Benghazi Committee. She did not invoke all sorts of tricks to avoid testifying (3 minutes) Something I can’t figure out is why the defeated … Continue reading

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Senator Bolkcom: Rural Iowa Communities Suffer Under Republicans

Thursday’s Des Moines Register included a guest editorial by State Senator Joe Bolkcom. In his editorial Bolkcom lays it right on the line: Iowa’s current poor condition is due fully to the very poor leadership Iowa has endured under Kim … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republican House Delegation Votes To Default

Once again Iowa’s Republican members of the US House shamed the state by voting not to raise the debt ceiling and thus cause the US to default on its debts. This was not a vote to spend more money, but … Continue reading

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