Tag Archives: Liz Mathis

Campaigning Differences Very Noticeable

We are now officially on the precipice of the campaign season, as if such existed anymore. Since the days of Ronald Reagan, republicans have turned campaigning for office into a 24 hour a day, seven day a week endeavor. There … Continue reading

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Trust

Real issues seem to have little effect on the voting public these days. Democrats are currently governing extremely well, about as well as America has had in its history, despite being shackled by a radical right Republican Party that is … Continue reading

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Fooling The People

The unmitigated gall of Representatives Mariannette Miller-Meeks and Ashley Hinson never ceases to astound me and other watchers of things political. A little less than a week after both representatives voted against a bill to guarantee that people have access … Continue reading

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Thumbing Their Noses At The Law

I will say one thing for the Republican Party – or should I say the Radical Right? They have little respect for the law and they flaunt their disdain for the law daily on our TVs, in our newspapers and … Continue reading

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Little Late For Grassley To Dump Trump

Republican  elected officials often walk to their own beat. Out in Colorado, a Republican county election official gave unfettered access to voting machines to Republican party leaders after the 2020 election.  Down in Georgia, Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina … Continue reading

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Decapitated

From Lawrence O’Donnell’s program from Wednesday night (16 minutes) Like many of us I have not been sleeping well since the massacre in Uvalde. Perhaps one of the most heinous crimes in American history. Because it was so horrendous it … Continue reading

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Idle Thoughts As Summer Comes In

Slowly, despite continued help from the mainstream media, Republicans are revealing themselves to be the hypocritical, selfish, greedy authoritarians that we have always known they were. It is sad that destroying Roe v. Wade was what it took to get … Continue reading

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What They Say; What They Do

Ah, Republicans. Newspapers, TV and radio seem to always have a quote or two from Republicans to highlight some story. Unfortunately newspapers, TV and radio seldom do a followup to see how what they say matches up with what they … Continue reading

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Iowa Republicans Refuse To Cap Insulin Costs

The full guest column by Liz Mathis was published in the Cedar Rapids Gazette and Mason City Globe Gazette. Click on the links below to read the full article. Two bills with overwhelming bipartisan support passed the Iowa House in … Continue reading

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Medicare: What are DCEs And Why Should You Care?

When Katie Porter speaks, you can believe what she says (10 minutes, but very important) Have you ever heard of Direct Contracting Entities? If you have you are a rare person. I just became aware of them when I was … Continue reading

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