The New Democracy Tweet Storm

In convenient blog post format So Democrats are meeting at #NewDemocracy forum today today to discuss How To Win Back…

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Kander: ID Laws “Not just a policy difference, a political strategy”

Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander pulled no punches Tuesday in describing ID laws and other vote suppression tools…

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City Council Election: The Grand Unifying Theory

After the epic battle and record setting turnout of last month’s school bond vote, the November 7 Iowa City council…

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What Happened In Vegas

I’ve often said I just wish the NRA would admit what we all know: they believe mass shootings are simply…

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Kids Win, No On Everything Faction Loses in Iowa City School Vote

Iowa City School District voters crushed the nay-sayers and shattered every turnout record in the books Tuesday as the $191…

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Numbers to watch today

Record turnout for a regular Iowa City School District election is 8733 in 2013. This is certain to be broken;…

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Labor Day Roll Call

It’s become a Labor Day tradition for me to post a roll call of the politicians present at the Iowa…

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My Eclipse

The beauty of the mechanics of the universe, one of God’s greatest miracles. Since I was six years old, during…

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Farmer’s Market Fascism

I’m happy with the way things went down at the Farmer’s Market. Vendor has idiotic opinions, looks even more foolish…

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Mein Trumpf, Zweites Buch

There’s a lot of scary numbers in this HuffPo poll, but my takeaway post-Charlottesville is: Ballpark of 20% of America…

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