Ed Fallon’s IDP Fall Gala Criticism Was Ridiculous Garbage

After an enjoyable evening of seeing fellow Democratic friends, watching the seven gubernatorial candidates speak and laughing at Alec Baldwin’s jokes, the IDP’s Fall Gala attendees likely left the event thinking to themselves, “Now, I wonder what Ed Fallon thought of all this.” Fortunately for them, the former legislator chose to share his thoughts on the matter the next day. Unfortunately, his take was utter garbage and filled with outright inaccuracies and misnomers. It is no surprise, of course, that Fallon did not view the state party’s biggest event in years in a positive light, calling it a “colossal failure.” […]

GOP Holiday Tax Plan: Pot Of Gold For The Rich; Coal For Everyone Else

The Republicans have attempted to disguise their so called “Tax Reform” bill as a tax cut for the middle class. They hoped to zip this partisan, budget busting, wealthy rewarding, corporate welfare gimmick through Congress before anyone could see beyond the smoke and mirrors. Fortunately for the middle class, they weren’t quite fast enough in greasing their tax scam through the Senate. They got caught with their hands deep within the Federal taxpayer cookie jar, handing out goodies for their rich friends and their corporate donors. Their ridiculous claims that this is a middle class tax cut has been exposed […]

Who Stood Out At Iowa Democrats’ Fall Gala Event

Iowa Democrats had their biggest night of the year on Monday, both in terms of importance and size. Around 3,000 people turned out to see Alec Baldwin and the seven Democrats running for governor, an encouraging sign of excitement and resolve for the party hoping to regain power in 2018. If Democrats are successful next year in ousting Republican Governor Kim Reynolds, they may look back on this night as a major turning point. (Side note: apologies for getting this write-up done so late, my schedule got blown up yesterday.) The evening also served as one of the last big […]