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Woah! What A Week!

‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Just some quick comments on quite a historical week: There’s A New Flag In Town For those who feel that the state should … Continue reading

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IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare

For Immediate Release June 19, 2015 Contact: Josh Levitt jlevitt@iowademocrats.org IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in response to a ruling by … Continue reading

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Independent Survey Shows Bob Vander Plaats’ Irrelevance With Voters

Editor’s note: With the coming of the first in the nation Presidential test Iowa caucuses, Bob Vander Plaats is moving into the role of a potential king maker within the Republican Party. Since the Republican caucuses in Iowa have a … Continue reading

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Iowa Governor And The Pharisees

When the story, “Governor tells Iowans to ‘repent’ in official proclamation for Christian revival at Capitol” crossed the BFIA inbox, I was dismissive. Governors and other political office holders proclaim a lot of stuff, and Iowans well know the peculiar … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: SOS Witch Hunt, Climate Change, Wind Energy, Fetal Personhood

Dear Friends, Secretary of State Matt Schultz knows better. He knows there is no voter fraud problem in Iowa. He knew this before he decided to spend roughly half a million dollars to disgorge 16 people (out of over 2 … Continue reading

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Crazy Talk from Ames #FLS2013

Conservatives met in Ames this weekend at the Family Leader Summit 2013, making the case for detractors of Iowa’s first in the nation caucuses with their extreme views and media circus. While views expressed at the event are in the … Continue reading

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“Baghdad Bob” Rove?

Am I the only one who sees a strong resemblance between Karl Rove and Baghdad Bob, the Iraqi star of the short film “Saddam Is Winning!” Remember how Bob stood out in the streets with reality raining down around him in … Continue reading

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