Tag Archives: Joni Ernst and the Koch brothers

Ernst Sticks With The NRA

A common tactic of perpetrators of domestic abuse is to accuse the victim of things that he himself is doing.  A classic example is a husband constantly berating his wife or girlfriend of cheating to keep her on the defensive … Continue reading

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Constituents Confront Ernst 8:00 Monday Morning In Harlan

Not exactly a convenient time or place to attract a lot of constituents, but still a bunch of Iowans showed up.  Despite Ernst’s constant drumbeat of “I want to hear from you!”  she displayed how little she has been listening … Continue reading

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Ernst Asks Constituents To Explain How Health Insurance Is A Good Thing

I received a reply from Joni Ernst after I called her office to say that I think she should not vote to repeal Obamacare and replace it with Trumpcare.   So in the letter, that I have posted here,  she’s asking … Continue reading

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What Gets Joni Ernst Excited?

Oil pipelines!   U.S. Senator Joni Ernst says she is “thrilled” with Donald Trump’s action to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Well, good for her.  Looks like Iowa sent her to Washington to represent herself. 1380KCIM.com Ernst, who … Continue reading

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IRS Complaint Filed Against Joni Ernst Backers

The organization that funded Joni Ernst, Trees of Liberty, no longer exists, disappearing after doing nothing but financing her campaign. That and other probable illegalities are discussed here. Take a trip down memory lane as the lawyer for the Center … Continue reading

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Why Iowa Democrats Should Resist The Urge To Blame Bruce Braley For Joni Ernst

There is only so much a candidate can reasonably be asked to overcome.  I’ve seen a lot of snark coming from my fellow Democrats about Bruce Braley on social media.  Some of it I don’t disagree with.  Every campaign makes … Continue reading

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Braley: “Senator Grassley And I Have A Great Working Relationship”

Bruce Braley  is not afraid to face the Iowa press and answer tough questions. If you would like to know more details about where he stands on the issues and what was the deal with the (way overblown) “Grassleygaffe” from … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Says Joni Ernst Has Disqualified Herself

politicususa.com/2014/10/29/hillary-clinton In Iowa today, Hillary Clinton claimed that Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has disqualified herself from office by refusing to answer questions. “I have concluded that Iowans take politics really seriously,” Clinton said. “You test your candidates, you actually … Continue reading

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Ernst Disrespects Iowa By Refusing Local Newspaper Interviews

According to Republican Joe Scarborough, Joni Ernst wasn’t smart to avoid the Iowa print media.  “You can’t run from editorial boards,” he said.  Scarborough bragged on Morning Joe yesterday that when he served in congress, even though everyone considered his … Continue reading

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Local Democrat Schools Letter Writer on Braley’s Record Of Accomplishment

BFIA tries to practice George Lakoff’s messaging philosophy of never repeating GOP talking points. And if you’re paying attention you will already know what this letter is about without us having to give the GOP an additional forum. Suffice it … Continue reading

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