A REPORT FROM THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, Charlotte, North Carolina
JON HEITLAND, Iowa Falls
Some friends and others have asked me to post something about my time here in Charlotte, North Carolina, this week as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. I will try to jot down some things and get them [...]Continue Reading →
Obama kept us from slipping into a worse depression than the 1930′s but Republicans keep blaming our economy on him. They want make Obama and Democrats look like whiners for blaming it on Bush. HELLO??? Are we whiners for blaming the tides on the moon or sunburn on spending too much time outside without sunscreen?
President Barack Obama will be in Ames at Central Campus at Iowa State University on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
Doors open at 10:30 am.
Tickets are required for the campaign rally and can be picked up at Memorial Union or Obama’s Ames campaign office starting at noon on Saturday.Continue Reading →
Everybody wants more law enforcement officers patrolling the streets, but no one wants to pay taxes. Everybody gets angry that prosecutors cut deals and let accused criminals plead, but no body wants to pay more taxes to have more judges, court employees and attorneys. Everybody hates that convicts get abridged sentences and are out on [...]Continue Reading →
While Rep. King criticized the Affordable Health Care Act and continues to make comments attacking the plan, King was questioned about the accuracy of his claims and was called a professional liar during the brief debate. King’s response was to have the man removed.
Now when Joe Wilson yelled liar [...]Continue Reading →
We are adding a new category “The Buzz”. The posts will include news, events, and everything else. Kim “Buzz” Weaver is one of the delegates elected to attend the national convention at Iowa’s 4th District Democratic Convention and will post daily while attending the convention.
Kim is the Chair of the O’Brien County Democrats [...]Continue Reading →
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What a terrific convention! We were essentially filled; only four delegate spots (out of the available 262) were not officially seated. We conducted a ton of business without a (serious) hitch and finished by about 3:30 pm, just in time for a delightful fundraiser for Chistie Vilsack at the lovely home of Diane and Steve [...]Continue Reading →