Saturday, March 7, 2020

Dear Iowa voters, How's it going with this Trump presidency? Best, Retiring Guy

Reported in Iowans slam reported plan by Trump administration to appeal ruling against ethanol exemptions,  (Des Moines Register, 3/6/2020)

You have 240 days to wake up, to convert your outrage into action at the polls.

1/3/2020 update, "Another day, another Trump broken promise", starts here.

Jim, wake up!  Trump doesn't care about his promises to anyone.  As president, he's spent the past 3 years shamelessly enriching himself at our expense.

Despite heavy lobbying, Iowa farmers, elected leaders say Trump's EPA reneges on renewable fuels promise.  (Des Moines Register, 12/19/2019)
Geez, Donnelle, Trump failed to keep his own fuckin' promise.  Angry and disappointed, Iowa farmers, renewable fuel producers and congressional leaders said Thursday the Trump administration failed to keep the president's promise to restore ethanol and biodiesel demand lost through waivers to the oil industry.

Original 11/20/2019 post starts here.

Reported in Poet will 'pause production' at its Iowa plant that makes ethanol from corn cobs, husks.  (Des Moines Register, 11/19/2019)

10/3/2019 update, "Kim Reynolds warbles a slavish cover version of Tammy Wynette's "Stand By Your Man"", starts here.

Gov. Reynolds: ‘I don’t think there’s anything’ to Trump impeachment inquiry.  (Des Moines, Register, 10/2/2019)

Whoa.  Kim is in 

  1. Euple Byrd (1960-1966)
  2. Lloyd Franklin Amburgey (1967-1968)
  3. George Jones (1969-1975)
  4. Michael Tomlin (44 days in 1976)
  5. George Richey (1976-1996)
Who am I standing by today?

9/25/2019 update, "Iowa ethanol crisis UPDATE:  Governor Kim Reynolds gets sold a bill of goods",  starts here.

Reported in Another renewable fuel plant closes as Iowa leaders wait for White House biofuels fix. (Des Moines Register, 9/25/2019)

"Honor" and "Trump" in the same sentence does not compute.

Original 9/16/2019 post, "GET ME REWRITE:  Trump's actions continue to punish Iowa agriculture", starts here.

Reported in With the clock ticking on ethanol plants, Iowans urge Trump to reverse damage to biofuels industry.  (Des Moines Register, 9/15/2019)

Related posts:
GET ME REWRITE: Iowa farmers still hurting after receiving $1 billion in federal government welfare.  (7/9/2019)
GET ME REWRITE: Trump trade bailout of no help to farmers who can't plant in their water-logged fields.  (6/5/2019)
Well, Brent, it's clear what Iowa needs to do in November 2020.  (5/11/2019)
Is this what's known as 'chump change'?  (3/3/2019)
GET ME REWRITE: Many Americans have misplaced confidence in Trump's trade agreements and economic policy.  (2/6/2019)
UPDATE: Putting faith in Trump continues to be a losing proposition for farmers.  (1/5/2019)

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