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What’s the Matter With Iowa? Dark News From Red-State America


A slew of Republican legislation is flowing out of the Capitol in Des Moines during this radical right-wing moment in U.S. history.

Posted on Mar 18, 2017 READ MORE
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Ted Cruz Today, the Rapture Tomorrow


The Texas senator’s measured pro-Israel comments mask the extremist views of “God’s candidate.” His Christian Zionist backers see Israel’s continued grip on Palestine as key to the second coming of Jesus.

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The Iowa Caucus Con

Clinton in Iowa
AP photo / M. Spencer Green

Political reporters are not widely embraced, but in Iowa, they are eagerly welcomed when they show up to cover the state’s unique system of selecting presidential nominees.  The reason is simple: The media is a co-conspirator in a con, the Iowa caucuses.

Posted on Dec 26, 2007 READ MORE

Banking on Grass Roots in Iowa

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AP photo / Charlie Niebergall

In these final days before the Iowa caucuses, John Edwards’ chance for the presidency comes down to people like Jim Clifford, trudging up an icy driveway to persuade Leo Oswald, a shipping clerk at the Georgia Pacific plant in Dubuque, to turn out and support Edwards.

Posted on Dec 23, 2007 READ MORE

Keeping Kucinich Quiet

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Video blogger and Dennis Kucinich fan Davis Fleetwood hits the streets of Des Moines to find out why the peace candidate was excluded from the final Democratic debate before the Iowa caucus.

Posted on Dec 17, 2007 WATCH & LISTEN

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