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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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“Contaminated Water Would Travel Across Nebraska In Three Days”

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Gasoline and the Shale Boom

People don’t connect the dots between lower gasoline prices and the shale oil boom. Yesterday I filled my gas tank for $23.70, with the per gallon price in the mid-$2.40 range. That’s not low compared to when I commuted to … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: The Great Climate March, Fracking, Solar Energy

Here’s the word from Ed – Dear Friends, Mairead Maguire, noted Irish human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has endorsed the Great March for Climate Action. “When governments fail to do what is possible to protect the very … Continue reading

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Thank You For Watching ALEC!

America has a problem with some rich kids called ALEC. ALEC is a corporate headed group that prepares and pushes legislation through America’s state legislatures.  ALEC is terribly unethical. It amounts to the super-rich having a very special and very inside the … Continue reading

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Iowa Pulls The Plug On Nuclear Power

Pursuit of new nuclear power in Iowa was a bad idea when then governor Tom Vilsack began promoting it, and remains so. MidAmerican Energy’s announcement in the Des Moines Register today, that the utility “has scrapped plans for Iowa’s second … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Faux IRS “Scandal” Fracking And The Price Of Carbon

You can listen/watch The Fallon Forum at http://www.fallonforum.com from 12:00-1:00, Monday-Friday. See details below for delayed broadcast and podcast info. Dear Friends, When you listen to the Fallon Forum this week, you’ll notice two changes (and there are more coming). … Continue reading

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Major Fleets Converting To Natural Gas

  When we look behind the curtain of bad policies that remain stuck in place by Republican obstruction you will see that companies are gearing up for the future despite what policies are in place. For them, to be behind the … Continue reading

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Frac Sand Mines in Iowa

A friend from the fight against the coal-fired power plants in Waterloo and Marshalltown sent a note about mining companies wanting to move into Iowa to extract silica sand for hydraulic fracturing. There is a lot of silica sand laying … Continue reading

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Allamakee County Just Says No To Fracking…For Now

http://www.kwwl.com/stor/allamakee-county-passes-frack-mining-moratorium ALLAMAKEE COUNTY There will be no frac sand mining in Allamakee County. The county passed an 18-month moratorium Monday morning. Frac sand is becoming a hot commodity because it’s being widely used in a process called hydraulic fracturing or … Continue reading

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