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Why American Politics Are This Way By Someone Who Knows

I see so much confusion out there among friends,strangers and acquaintances.  People ask, why can’t our government solve these problems that the vast majority of the people agree on such as common sense gun legislation, sensible immigration reform, health care. … Continue reading

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Republicans Must Go

And now a word from the Iowa Senate Democrats

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20 Procedural “Irregularities” Used By Iowa Republicans

From the Facebook page of Senate Minority Leader Rob Hogg  @SenatorRobHogg While it is fresh in my mind, here is a list of 20 major procedural irregularities used by Republicans on the bill to take away workers’ rights and teachers’ … Continue reading

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How The Modern Day GOP Used Gerrymandering To Regain Power After Obama

The University of Iowa Public Policy Center sponsored a discussion about gerrymandering last week. “A discussion about redistricting between David Daley, former editor-in-chief of Salon.com, and Jonathan Winburn, associate professor of political science at the University of Mississippi, moderated by … Continue reading

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Iowa Auditors Oppose GOP Voter ID Bill

Statement on GOP Voter ID bill by Johnson County Auditor, Travis Weipert Iowa’s election administrators are opposed to Secretary Of State Paul Pate’s Voter ID bill, which is an unnecessary solution to a nonexistent problem. The Iowa State Association of … Continue reading

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Republican Plot To Kill Medicare Starts Today

Paul Ryan, that nice young man from Wisconsin, leads the effort to strip health care coverage from retired people.

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GOP, Koch Money Focusing On Down Ballot Races

They know they can get what they want through Republican governors and GOP controlled state legislatures.  This is why in 2016 Iowa activists should be focusing on the state senate and house races.  Click  here for more info.  http://iowademocrats.org/about/candidates/ Translation: … Continue reading

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The Commoditization Of Higher Education: A Tragedy

Starring Grover Norquist, and featuring the classic plot where the GOP systematically deprives an institution of money, then uses the ensuing chaos and dysfunction to argue that the institution is in need of “reform.”  Alas, in this story their idea … Continue reading

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What Is The Ted Cruz Campaign Strategy: Second Reagan Revolution..or Second Coming Of Christ?

Why are we worried about Trump when we’ve got Ted Cruz?  And for that matter, why are we worrying about Hillary and Bernie’s campaign staff foibles?  We have way bigger problems. Here are some scary or fun (depending on whether … Continue reading

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GOP Or Democracy On The Eve Of Destruction?

billmoyers.com/2015/12/03/the-gop-on-the-eve-of-destruction/ by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship The Republicans seem to have made up their minds: they will divide, degrade and secede from the Union. They will do so with bullying, lies and manipulation, a willingness to say anything, no … Continue reading

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