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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Fracking, Guns And Pasta

Ed’s back! Monday, we talk with Kevin Adair. Also joining us, State Sen. Jack Hatch, one of three Democratic candidates for Governor. And we’ll get Frank Strong’s take on the wisdom of issuing gun permits to the blind. Tuesday, we … Continue reading

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Pathetic Media Not Properly Conveying What ALEC Is

Not only have the media not properly conveyed what ALEC really is if they do talk about it which is extremely rare, but they are also not mentioning ALEC when it would make perfect sense to.  Even the “liberal” media … 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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