Tag Archives: Electorate Study

Blow Up the Coordinated Campaign

In Iowa, the Democratic Party organizes the nuts and bolts of statewide campaign operations around something called the “coordinated campaign.” The coordinated campaign has been a blessing and a curse. On the short list of preparations for 2016, one hopes … Continue reading

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Walking the Walk

Twelve participants in the Great March for Climate Action made a reprise visit to Washington, D.C. last Wednesday. Ed Fallon, march founder, tried to get meetings with the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency to coincide with the end … Continue reading

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Politics in the County Seat

With sun shining and temperatures above freezing, yesterday was a pleasant day to be out and about in the county seat. Four interviews for the newspaper, a stop at a used bookstore, and afternoon conversation with friends over coffee. We … Continue reading

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January in Winter

The ambient temperature dropped four degrees since waking. Morning’s gray light brightened the plains as the new day arrived without fanfare. One of the dozens of viruses and colds making the rounds has me feeling punk. That’s understating it. The … Continue reading

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Step Forward

LAKE MACBRIDEā€” Having bit my tongue for several years about the state of our electorate, 2015 will be a time of writing about our politics and society in a process of working through ideas, to determine a path by which … Continue reading

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