Author Archives: Iowa Life

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Experiencing life in Iowa.

“The world is pretending that everything is okay”

Greg Hunter on YouTube is among a cadre sounding the alarm that the United States financial system is on the verge of collapse (The World Is Venezuela). 10 years after The Global Financial Crisis (GFC), our “leaders” have continued to kick … Continue reading

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Attention young person!

Having recently achieved my curmudgeon badge, I thought I’d pass on some retirement advice earned from a lifetime of making every mistake in the book. Oh what they don’t teach you in school… The first rule is to not have … Continue reading

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It ain’t Norman Rockwell

Corporate agriculture lobbyist Iowa Farm Bureau runs these commercials of these ridiculous scenes where they pretend that white farmers who own the land also work it. Poppycock. Few families work the land anymore, they rent it out to sharecroppers. Or corporate entities … Continue reading

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Political crossdressing

One of the greatest political crossdressers of all-time (if not the greatest) was Representative Jim Leach of Iowa. He made his living for 30 years masquerading as a Republican. He always held a conservative ranking of less than 25 (out … Continue reading

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PepperBall VKS

This is PepperBall’s Variable Kinetic System (VKS) non-lethal launcher currently used for crowd control in Afghanistan when they don’t want to kill people. The bottom magazine holds 15 rounds of their extended-range VXR proprietary irritant projectiles that burst upon impact, … Continue reading

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The Des Moines Register killed Mollie Tibbetts

Mollie Tibbetts “What? What? The Des Moines Register didn’t kill Mollie Tibbetts, it was an illegal named Cristhian Bahena Rivera!” Exactly. That’s my point. The Register has been pushing for illegal immigration for at least 30 years. There has not … Continue reading

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Socialism’s terrible? So why was the American taxpayer forced to subsidize it for 70 years?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Conservative media has been ALL in a conniption over declared democratic socialist Cortez, who dumped the Democrat’s establishment pick Joe Crowley in a New York House primary. Asking around I find the norms aren’t really aware of her … Continue reading

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Traitors

President Donald John Trump is trying to get a supreme court nominee through the United States Senate. Reportedly it is under Republican control. Hardly. It is filled with traitors to their party (and to the country) really. People (if you … Continue reading

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Media bias in spades

A couple of months ago the bias of the mainstream media became so blatant I actually wrote one of them to let them know people aren’t that stupid. They are. It was when Mr. Trump began to move on the … Continue reading

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How do you steer without a rudder?

Maybe its just me, but I don’t see how Western Civilization is going to get where it wants to go, it has no steering mechanism. The ship of state is meandering aimlessly across the ocean without a rudder. The reason … Continue reading

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