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Vilsack Campaign Asks Stations To Pull False GOP Ads

It is about time someone started confronting the GOP lies that the media repeats and profits from with no accountability. We found this on ames.patch.com. Christie Vilsack’s campaign is requesting all television stations to pull the National Republican Congressional Committee’s … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Let John Archer Near Medicare

In this article John Archer says things that really scare me. To open with, he talks about reforming Medicare using the Paul Ryan plan as a start. For those of you who can’t remember, the Paul Ryan plan is the voucher program … Continue reading

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Romney-Ryan: We Need To Kill Medicare To Save Medicare

Romney-Ryan: We need to kill Medicare to save Medicare…Really? Time to wake up and smell the snake oil! Medicare was created to solve a problem. In old age, people need health care services. This is pretty much guaranteed. Private health … Continue reading

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Observations – Akin’s Real Sin.

The real sin against Republicanism that Todd Akin committed is not that he really believed that women can’t get pregnant in thcase of a “legitimate” rape. His sin was that he said it out loud. This appears to be a somewhat … Continue reading

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Why What Howard Dean Says About The Ryan-Romney Plan To Voucherize Medicare Is Important

There are young people out there and even older folks who say this:  “I’m sorry, but the only thing I know about Howard Dean is the [fake] scream.” Link to how it was faked. So just for the record, Howard … Continue reading

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Dragged “Kicking and Screaming”

Guest opinion by Larry Hodgden today. Larry wrote this for Independence Day. Larry is a retired Viet Nam era veteran of the USAF. He and his wife of 40 years, Sharon, have three children and seven grandchildren who keep him … Continue reading

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Preserve Medicare — Vote Democratic

The Republican plan to eliminate Medicare is known, but Iowans have no idea what’s in store for them. It is a scheme to transfer health care protections for aging Americans to private companies over time. Their plan would end Medicare … Continue reading

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Weekly Observations – Not For The Weak Edition

Oceans Acidifying at an incredible Rate “The Earth’s oceans may be acidifying faster than at any point during the last 300 million years due to industrial emissions, endangering marine life from oysters and reefs to sea-going salmon, researchers said. The … Continue reading

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Besides Recall, Walker Has Other Big Problems

If Walker is defeated, he may still have a warm bed. Besides potentially being recalled, Scott Walker and his campaign and administration has quietly been the focus of a wide-ranging “John Doe” investigation. Seems there has been shenanigans galore  under … Continue reading

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Thanks To “Obama Cares,” Medicare Doughnut Hole Is Shrinking

[From USA Today, not exactly a liberal propaganda machine.] WASHINGTON – More than 2.65 million Medicare recipients have saved more than $1.5 billion on their prescriptions this year, a $569-per-person average, while premiums have remained stable, the government plans to … Continue reading

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