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“I fight for veterans every day on the Veterans Affairs Committee,” Representative Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) said at the Iowa Democratic Convention in 2012. That apparently-innocuous comment might just be the first five seconds of Republican ads tying Braley, who is running for Senate against Republican Joni Ernst, to the... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Mike's Politics
CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Senator Chuck Grassley has penned a guest opinion along with Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-MN. which is featured in today's Iowa City DePressed Citizen. Grassley and Klobuchar are all wet on this. There should be no... Continue reading
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The Johnson County Auditor's Office has released the final tally for the mock election held at the county fair, a fun feature done over the years designed to get people more involved and excited about elections and voting. It's interesting... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
Earlier this week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia—the second highest court in the land—ruled that Obamacare’s subsidies for individually-purchased insurance could only flow through exchanges set up by state governments. Because only 16 states set... Continue reading
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according to a new study released Thursday that used NASA... Continue reading
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JERUSALEM (AP) — A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel — dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military — is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel. Related Stories Israel deepens... Continue reading
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Before the plane crash in Ukraine last week, most Russians were following the events in Ukraine and Crimea. They were most likely to see their state media as a reliable source for news about it then; few trust Western media.... Continue reading
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MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five. The amount is equal to... Continue reading
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Washington (AFP) - Back in 2012, the Sun erupted with a powerful solar storm that just missed the Earth but was big enough to "knock modern civilization back to the 18th century," NASA said. The extreme space weather that tore... Continue reading
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CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Harkin's argument doesn't fly. Notification can be made to state authority without fear of protest. Harkin is lying to you. Such things happen all the time. Hazardous material gets transported by truck and rail every day... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Check out the lunacy of the current set up..... Branstad has to jump through hoops to get federal money for disaster reparations, money that should have never left the state to begin with, whereas Branstad wouldn't... Continue reading
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A former volunteer firefighter who hoped for a career in law enforcement was convicted Thursday of killing his pregnant wife, as jurors in his third trial rejected his claims that an unknown intruder shot her. Jurors found Seth Techel, 23,... Continue reading
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University of Iowa police have identified the individual thought to be responsible for placing a camera in a restroom in the University Capitol Centre's Information Technology Services space last month. UI spokesman Tom Moore said Thursday that an individual had... Continue reading
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The wreckage of an Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, an army coordinator in Ouagadougou said. "We have found the Algerian plane. The wreck... Continue reading
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While rockets and mortar fly through the sky in Gaza and southern Israel, the focus of the Jewish state's military is underground, on the warren of tunnels they say allow Hamas operatives to move freely in and out of the... Continue reading
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CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: How 'bout that bailout huh? General Motors announced six recalls on Wednesday, expanding beyond the ignition switch defects that have plagued the company, and bringing its total for the year to 60 recalls involving about 29... Continue reading
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday took another step toward authorizing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, claiming he has overstepped his executive powers in carrying out his landmark healthcare reform law. In a... Continue reading
Reblogged 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
By Mike Thayer In 2012, U.S. Senator wannabe Bruce Braley was a member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, responsible for oversight over the operations at the VA. According to a report by the Des Moines Register, that committee held a meeting that was gaveled in att 10:19 a.m.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Mike's Politics
By Mike Thayer We should dissolve the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA has managed to spend over $10 billion annually every year and that number is likely to continue going up, not down. Return that money to the states, all... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
You’ve come a long way, tequila. No longer strictly the rallying cry of college kids demanding shots, the by-product of the agave plant is—just like bourbon—a sipping spirit as much as it is a late-night standby. As Dushan Zaric, a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coralville Courier
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Here Bruce "U.S. Senator Wannabe" Braley is again, whining about the Koch Brothers and Karl Rove, rather than conveying his vision, promoting his record. He also mentions how the Cook Political Report has changed their outlook for this U.S. Senate race from "Lean Democrat" to "Toss Up." He's doing that... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Mike's Politics
CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Now this is good government at work. Volunteers are building the court and the project was financed through private donation. Are you reading this Iowa City and Coralville? The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department in... Continue reading
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Why is the sky blue? Are we there yet? Kids like to ask questions. But childlike inquisition can apparently get you banned from a doughnut shop. A mom claims she and her 4-year-old son were kicked out of the Doughnut... Continue reading
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Live Action has released its 3rd Video showing the disgraceful things that Planned Parenthood tells children about sexuality. The Planned Parenthood employee suggest that the 15 year old child should allow herself to be tied up, or role-play as a... Continue reading
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