Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

What Prompts Excommunication?

I sent this email to the bishop of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin. Since Catholic officials occasionally see fit to call out Catholic politicians for their stand if they favor abortion, I was curious what the Church stand is for … Continue reading

Posted in Children, church and state, Medicare | Tagged , , , , ,

Republican Plot To Kill Medicare Starts Today

Paul Ryan, that nice young man from Wisconsin, leads the effort to strip health care coverage from retired people.

Posted in Medicare | Tagged , ,

Iowans And The Potential Dismantling Of Social Security And Medicare

Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got Til it’s gone. They take paradise and put up a parking lot. Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi Hard to believe that anyone over 60 would have voted … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Corporate Greed, Republican hypocrisy, Republicn Policy, Trump | Tagged , , , ,

Paul Ryan Says Medicare Privatization Is On

And they are off to the races per the New York Daily Intelligencer: During the campaign, coverage of the issues was blotted out by coverage of Hillary Clinton’s emails and Donald Trump’s broad suite of sociopathic tendencies. And of the … Continue reading

Posted in Medicare | Tagged ,

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

Posted in Charles Grassley, Climate Change, David Koch, Hillary Clinton, Humor, Patty Judge, Rob Hogg, Trump | Tagged , , , ,

Let’s Write Some Letters!

This election year the Republicans can dig deep into their nearly endless pockets. We don’t have those. What we do have is good policies, good candidates and access to newspaper Letter To The Editor sections. No better time to get … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Guest Posts, Letters | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Weekend Hodgepodge

Congratulations to Congressman Dave Loebsack on being named the ranking member on the House Education and Workforce Subcommittee on early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education. Maybe not a flashy position, but one where he can have an effect on Iowans … Continue reading

Posted in Blog for Iowa, Branstad, David Loebsack, Humor, John Boehner | Tagged , ,

Randomly Thought Thoughts

Paul Ryan is a top notch tea partier, nothing less. This past week he shamefully trotted out the coded racial language that Republicans have always used and that Tea Partiers work hard to hone. Understand that the Tea Party is … Continue reading

Posted in Blog for Iowa, Humor | Tagged , , , ,

Voting At Walmart?

Notes I have on my messy desk If Republicans thought their policies were so popular that everyone loved them, they would enact legislation so you could vote at Walmart when you stop in to buy some much needed item that … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election Campaign, Humor | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Prime the Pump

This is another guest post from Larry Hodgden. 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 very busy. Family, education, … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Guest Posts, Jobs | Tagged , ,