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Letters Democrats Write

Don Paulson of Muscatine regularly shares his thoughts with the world and then shares them with us. His letters are usually so good I ask his permission to post them on occasion on these pages. Here is his most recent: … Continue reading

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President Obama: A Victory For Every American

President Obama’s statement on the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.  On March 23, 2010, I sat down at a table in the East Room of the White House and signed my name on a law that … Continue reading

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GOP: “Have We Got A Plan For You!”

Silly us! And we thought the Republicans had no plan.  They have now come up with a “plan” that is getting some attention in the media, but don’t hold your breath. It is the same old plan that they’ve always … Continue reading

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Three Things – Iowa Senate Race

Partisan politics, and the manner in which the founders set up the federal government with its bicameral legislature, yielded an inability to deal with problems much beyond our noses. The founders planned it that way. “A government of representatives, elected … Continue reading

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Dangers Of The Hobby Lobby Ruling

Across country there has been a storm of lawsuits. They reflect contested rights as some businesses and institutions ask for express legal permission to use religion to discriminate based on sexual orientation, sex and gender identity. Just over a month … Continue reading

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Obamacare On The Shoals?

The ship has sailed on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the treacherous waters of partisan legal cases haven’t sunk it yet. Tuesday the law weathered another storm. On July 22, a three-judge panel of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Iowa U.S. Senate Candidates On Obamacare

At this stage in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race it is important to listen to the other side. Most voters are not engaged in one of the most visible political races in the country, and likely won’t be until much closer … Continue reading

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Veterans Administration Is Not The Problem

“One out of every ten veterans alive today was seriously injured at some point while serving in the military, and three-quarters of those injuries occurred in combat,” according to a 2011 Pew Research survey of veterans. “For many of these … Continue reading

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Obamacare's Ship Has Sailed

All the people waiting for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to collapse under its own weight had better find something else to do. Almost four years in, there’s no way to hop in the DeLorean, go back in … Continue reading

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Obama Popularity Improves Along With Successes Of Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act)

http://liberalvaluesblog.com/2013/12/31/ December 31, 2013 — Ron Chusid The National Journal led with Barack Obama in their list of biggest political losers of the year, comparing his trajectory to that of George W. Bush. We have a very small sample of … Continue reading

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