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Here We Go Again – Contracting ‘Management’ For Public School Pillage 

Here we go again. As if anyone could be surprised, the far right Republicans have found yet another way to siphon money from taxpayers and give it to wealthy companies. This for a task that could be done in house … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Midterm Election

The following YouTube is 45 minutes long, but is extremely informative about the Iowa press. They also have a great segment on Medicare Advantage (which is not Medicare!!!), which is followed with a segment on how advertising was used by … Continue reading

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The First DeJear Ad

30 seconds: Kim Reynolds has been a far right radical governor. Now she has her sights set on destroying Iowa’s once vaunted public school system. Remember when Iowa was the top pubic school system in the country? Well, it has … Continue reading

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School Vouchers Rear Their Ugly Head In Iowa

Like many we got an email Wednesday night warning us that Iowa senate Republicans were going to take a run at passing a school voucher law for Iowa. Many thoughts immediately crossed my mind: the first was “not this again.” … Continue reading

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Top 10 Iowa Legislative Threats from the Extreme Right

January 9th, 2017 Posted By: Progress Iowa Iowa’s legislative session convened today, and Republicans have control of the state Senate, House, and the Governor’s office for the first time in 20 years. Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Speaker … Continue reading

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Privatizing Education: Not Good

I came across this video by David Sirota discussing the how and why of privatizing our education system. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2LJzEuodZw The Iowa legislature recently passed some education reform measures that were proposed in the most part by Gov. Branstad. Branstad is … Continue reading

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