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Iowa Congressional Delegation Votes NO On Discharge

(2 minutes) On Wednesday, Democrats in the US House tried to bring up a discharge petition to get a clean debt ceiling bill through congress and end the crisis manufactured by extremist MAGA Republicans in an attempt to force policy … Continue reading

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LTTE Plus A Debt Ceiling Mislead

Here is another good Letter to the Editor by friend of BFIA Don Paulson: Republican U.S. Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks is still part of the problem and not the solution.  Congress needs to raise the debt ceiling as soon as possible … Continue reading

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AFPI, Miller-Meeks and Social Security

In my previous post, I made mention of a presentation that the America First Policy Institute (AFPI) had recently in Newton, Iowa. AFPI is a radical right wing think tank. One of Iowa’s current members of Congress, Marriannette Miller-Meeks has … Continue reading

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“Legitimate Political Discourse”

I frequently check in on Robert Reich’s Inequality Media. His videos are dedicated to how working folks and the poor are getting screwed in this country.  This week his focus was a bit different. He focused on the absolutely insane … Continue reading

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Miller-Meeks Cheers On The Virus

Discussion of SCOTUS decision starts at 1:45 goes to 4:30   When I see a politician come out with a statement on the current pandemic that makes it tougher to end the pandemic I react with a ‘WTF are they … Continue reading

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What Is Missing In This Picture?

Picture of house floor 1/6/2022 For orientation, This is a picture of the House of Representatives on Thursday January 6th, 2022. As you look at this picture, the Democratic side of the aisle is on your left; the Republican side … Continue reading

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Who Has Standing On Military Affairs?

The Republican approach to oversight of our military is curious and ineffective. On the one hand they vehemently criticize the administration’s handling of our country’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. On the other, Senator Tom Cotton sponsored legislation ending U.S. funding for … Continue reading

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Miller-Meeks: Divisive Blabbermouth

Mariannette Miller-Meeks ran a successful fourth campaign for congress and now represents Iowa’s Second Congressional District. People argue with that statement, saying they stopped counting the votes, yet it is accurate. Her first three campaigns (2008, 2010 and 2014) were … Continue reading

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Trump Pardons Health Care Execs

Behind Massive Frauds From the Guardian blurb on YouTube.com: Jenna Ryan, a Texas real estate broker who took a private jet to Washington to join the attack on the US Capitol, pleaded with Donald Trump to pardon her after she … Continue reading

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Iowa State Senate District 41 Has A Democratic Candidate

As most of you probably know, while the contest for Iowa’s 2nd congressional district is still undecided, the US House has provisionally seated Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks. Since Miller-Meeks was a sitting Iowa senator she resigned her seat as the senator … Continue reading

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