Tag Archives: Iowa caucuses 2016

Caucusing: As Easy As Voting, Just Takes Longer And Is Way More Fun

Democrats, progressives, here is your to-do list for today: Find my caucus location. Go to my caucus. That is all.  Go to your caucus. Your caucus is in your neighborhood so weather should not deter you. You may register to … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Tells Red Oak “It Is Your Kids They Will Send To War”

Here at Blog for Iowa, we are sort of split between Hillary and Bernie.  I am caucusing for Hillary.  But just because Hillary is my first choice doesn’t mean I have to talk trash about Bernie Sanders, and if you … 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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Merry Christmas Progressives, Nation Is Turning Left

The nation may be moving to the left, but we need more people to vote because the money and the rules currently favor the right.   How did this happen?  See the entire must-read article at Nationofchange.org. by Dave Johnson It … Continue reading

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GUI Exposes Corporate Control Of Our Political System

Governing Under the Influence is a a Project of American Friends Service Committee 4211 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 http://gui.afsc.org/ It’s been an exciting month of December for us with AFSC’s Governing Under the Influence project to expose corporate … Continue reading

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My Last And Only Trump Blog

Watching Trump on the Stump last Saturday at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, was a bit, shall I say, boring? I attended the event intending to get video footage of Trump or his supporters and was expecting to be … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders Interview With Des Moines Register Editorial Board (Video)

In case you missed this, check out the Des Moines Register editorial board interview with Bernie Sanders on September 3rd, 2015.  

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If You Love The Internet And You Vote, Read This

Last Thursday, Blog for Iowa attended a workshop sponsored by Freepress and American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) on the future of the internet and the 2016 presidential campaign.  It was a fun evening of information-sharing and preparing to take action.  … Continue reading

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Workshop: Can We Live Free Of Corporate Control?

Host: Free Press Action Fund Where: Old Brick Church and Community Center, 26 E. Market St.,  Iowa City When: Thursday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. What: Join the Free Press Action Fund and the American Friends Service Committee for this … Continue reading

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A Political Revolution

In “Not Ready for Hillary” I wrote that Hillary Clinton has a progressive heart with a conservative mind, and that I hoped to see on the campaign trail the progressive-feminist Hillary, who I still believe, is the real, authentic Hillary. … Continue reading

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