Tag Archives: GOP

A Case for Climate Action

Four former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency, William D. Ruckelshaus, from its founding in 1970 until 1973, and again from 1983 until 1985; Lee M. Thomas, from 1985 until 1989; William K. Reilly, from 1989 until 1993; and Christine … 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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“The Madness Of The GOP Is The Central Issue Of Our Time”

In case you missed that line it came from economist Dr. Paul Krugman from his daily blog. What Krugman says in this particular edition is something that most in popular media have been afraid to say – that one of our … Continue reading

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The GOP, Corporate America, And The Powell Manifesto

Progressives and others have been going wild this week over a Rick Santorum remark denegrating college education, basing his statement on something that President Obama didn’t even say.  It is time for us to get over being shocked by every “crazy” … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann Proves The Republicans Are Finished

thomhartmann.com   Tom’s TV show is available in Des Moines (The College Channel) and Waterloo (WCTV17 – Waterloo Community TV).  In Sioux City you can watch his show on DirecTV channel 348, or on Dish channel 280. You can also … Continue reading

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How The Republicans Stole Reality, Beginning With The News

This is an excellent article written by a native Iowan, Dr. Bill Israel,  who also once taught a political science class with Karl Rove.  The article lays out how conservatives have stealthily taken over our government and institutions beginning in … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays: ‘Tis The Season For Hope And Renewal

It Never Had To Be This Way It is the solstice and holiday season and I, as many others plan to mellow out and let the world roll on without me for a couple of days. There is just one … Continue reading

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