Tag Archives: Steve King

Will An “A” From The NRA Be The New Scarlet Letter?

Last October following the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Gavin Aronson over at the iowainformer.com listed the contributions that Iowa senators and congress members got from the NRA. blogforiowa.com ran a story on this shortly after the Parkland shootings. But it certainly … Continue reading

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Shame, Shame, Shame, Shame, Shame

For your votes for a bill that will end the ACA and drive up insurance rates to unaffordable levels for many. Shame for your votes that will rob from the poor and middle class and give massive amounts to the … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Joni Ernst One Of Top Recipients Of NRA Support

*Update 02-16-18:  Doubling down on her pledge of allegiance to the NRA, Joni Ernst repeated this absurd talking point after the mass shooting with a military style automatic weapon this week in a Florida high school. “Mental health care, not … Continue reading

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List Of Newspapers In Steve King’s District

Time now to start hitting the editorial pages.  Here is a list of newspapers in Steve King’s district.  These are the major papers. For a complete list, including small papers you can go to the bottom of this post and … Continue reading

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Kim Weaver For Iowa's 4th District

Kim Weaver believes 2016 is the year to retire Republican Steve King from Congress. What makes her effort different from those of Jim Mowrer, Christie Vilsack, Matt Campbell, Rob Hubler and others? The political climate of intolerance and hate people … Continue reading

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Weaver Calls Out King For His “Useless” Amendment

http://weaverforcongress.nationbuilder.com/ Iowa — Steve King is at it again – putting his ego above his constituents. Yesterday he introduced another useless amendment. Useless, ridiculous, offensive. Who was his target this time? Harriet Tubman. In fact, the Quad City Times had … Continue reading

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Democrat Kim Weaver For Congress IA-04

Kim Weaver is challenging Steve King for Congress in District 4. BFIA posted previously about her candidacy when she said, “Iowa doesn’t need a Fox News celebrity. We need a representative.”  So true. A Bold Voice for Iowans Kim believes … Continue reading

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Iowa’s New Gift To Comedians

As I sit here listening to Stephanie Miller Iowa is getting some great publicity. We are once more home to a candidate that is so out of touch, so out of the norm, so crazy that the nation is taking … Continue reading

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Labor Update: Predictions For 2014

As we approach New Year’s Eve, it’s tempting to write a year-end review of all that passed in the preceding twelve months related to labor and politics. But my memory is bad. And I’d sooner not have to think about … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Insani-Tea, Education, Immigration

My friend and frequent co-host, Dr. Charles Goldman asks, “Is there a method to the Tea Party madness? Perhaps they are truly looking to start this country’s second Civil War.” My response: (1) Yes, the Tea Party is exhibiting more … Continue reading

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