Daily Archives: April 11, 2016

Iowa Cafe to Serve Grassley #DoYourJob Breakfast Menu

Ritual Cafe in downtown Des Moines will rename its breakfast menu on Tuesday, April 12th, while Senator Chuck Grassley holds his breakfast with Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland. Click here to view the menu. DES MOINES — Iowans hungering … Continue reading

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Paul Pate Smears Voting Rights Case As Only About Rapists and Child Molesters

It was to be expected that most Republicans and conservatives would be opposed to the Iowa Supreme Court restoring many felons’ voting rights. As Secretary of State, Republican Paul Pate finds himself defending the current law. And on Saturday at the … Continue reading

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Labor History

April 11 Ford Motor Company signs first contract with United Auto Workers – 1941 Jackie Robinson, first Black ballplayer hired by a major league team, plays his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbetts Field – 1947 United Mine … Continue reading

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Basu: Irony? Grassley accusing Roberts of partisanship

Even the tired cliché about the pot calling the kettle black couldn’t adequately capture the irony when Iowa’s U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley last week accused Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts of fueling partisanship around the judiciary. “Physician, heal thyself,” … Continue reading

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