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Reminder: Protests To Save Net Neutrality December 7th

by Dave Bradley 5 minutes See BFIA’s previous post on the upcoming protests https://blogforiowa.com/2017/11/30/protests-against-fcc-plan-to-kill-the-internet-dec-7-in-ames-des-moines-cedar-rapids/ This is a reminder that net neutrality protests will be held across the country this Thursday. It is very important that there is a show of … Continue reading

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Austin Frerick: Koch Brothers Are Modern Day Robber Barons

There is a lot to like about this Democratic candidate for Iowa’s third congressional district. The first thing I noticed is that his communication style doesn’t rely on tired platitudes and repeated talking points.  Your eyes don’t glaze over when … Continue reading

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Colin Gordon: What’s The Matter With Iowa?

U of Iowa Professor Colin Gordon wrote a story in Dissent Magazine that many of us have been wondering about out loud. That is simply “What’s The Matter With Iowa?” Following perhaps the strangest election ever in Iowa, Republicans took … Continue reading

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CMD Exposes Trump And His Gang Of Koch Allies

A Note from Lisa Graves, Ex. Dir., CMD: The Center for Media and Democracy is a national watchdog and media group that conducts in-depth investigations into corruption and the undue influence of corporations on media and democracy. Our work aids … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts On A Hot Weekend

Too hot to work too hard today: – Congratulations to Patty Judge on her nomination to defeat Chuck Grassley this fall. Judge has always outperformed expectations. Let’s hope she can do it one more time. Grassley, you have obstructed your … Continue reading

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Kochs, Right-Wingers Set Their Greedy Sights On America’s Federal Land

It is outrageous that the mainstream media (CNN) and other news outlets are referring to the right-wing nut job terrorists in Oregon who have broken into and taken over a federal building at a wildlife refuge as “protestors.”  Excuse me, … Continue reading

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Un-Koch Your Campus

Visit the website Unkochmycampus.org.  In Iowa I found ISU, Cornell College, St. Ambrose Unversity, Buena Vista University, and Northwestern College on the list.  Click on the link to see if your college takes Koch money.  

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RFK, Jr. Calls Koch Brothers “Deadly Parasites” On Democracy

Ever wonder why you rarely see Robert Kennedy, Jr. on the TV?  Possibly because he is the most knowledgeable and articulate spokesman for the environment there is, and he is unafraid to tell the truth about corporate greed. Prepare to … Continue reading

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Koch Funded Groups Lobby Against Funding For Biking And Walking Transit Projects

Ring of Fire Radio by Amy Eddings A collection of 50 groups, including the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity, Freedom Partners, and the Club for Growth, [BFIA: and the lovely Grover Norquist] recently sent a letter to Congress calling for the … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers Intend To To Buy Even More Republicans

Some say the Kochs are America’s third party.  But make no mistake,  the money they plan to spend is for the purpose of electing Republicans. According to The New York Times, the Brothers are predicting the cost of buying the … Continue reading

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