The Art of the Deal? President Trump Pardons Criminal Bankers!

The Art of the Deal? President Trump joins President Obama in granting exemptions to Citigroup, JPMorgan, and Barclays, UBS, and Deutsche Bank. SOURCE   “It takes a pillage.”  ― Nomi Prins, It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bailouts, Bonuses, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street It is fitting timing that I was just finishing up […]

Jesse Ventura and Kyle Estate Settle Out Of Court

Minneapolis, Minnesota Jesse Ventura served as Minnesota’s governor from 1999-2003. His win shocked the world, with so many that had become accustomed to seeing people from one of two political parties in American positions of power. When I have been around Jesse he has reminded me so much of my family from Minnesota. He is […]

“Libertarians can never win”. Up until they win in a landslide. Rob Green wins Cedar Falls at-large city council seat.

CEDAR FALLS, IA — Libertarian Rob Green defeated Cedar Falls businessperson LeaAnn Saul in a landslide to win an at-large Cedar Falls City Council seat in a runoff election Tuesday. Unofficial totals show Green with 2,901 votes, or 70.5 percent. Green, a University of Northern Iowa Rod Library employee and former president of the Overman Park […]

Marco Battaglia’s Questionnaire on Mental Health

I am a major party candidate for governor of Iowa. I am taking part in the DSM Register’s mental health forum this evening. Here is my biography for tonights forum which will be live-streamed at https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/politics/2017/11/29/watch-live-mental-health-forum/906490001/ Marco Battaglia was born, raised, and educated in Iowa. His father grew up on a farm in Minnesota. His mother immigrated to […]

The Iowa Free Press, Iowa Cancer Survivor Beth Dennis and Iowa(Colorado) Pot.

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, yielding its fruit each […]

The Iowa Free Press on James Wilson Grimes

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly was the guest for the premiere of Laura Ingraham’s new show on Fox News Channel on Monday night. During the interview, he outlined his view of the history of the Civil War. Kelly is a retired United States Marine Corps general. Kelly made several points. That Lee was honorable. That fighting for […]

How we simplify and reduce the tax burden on ALL Iowans, work towards ending the income tax, AND increase revenue at the SAME TIME. By Gubernatorial Candidate Marco Battaglia

“A rising tide lifts all the boats.” JFK “Atlas, Rise!” James Hetfield                     The last few times a state has elected a Governor that was clearly not affiliated with either of the two major parties reforms to taxation happened! In Rhode Island when Lincoln Chafee won […]

Response to a request for a statement on immigration from Gubernatorial candidate Marco Battaglia

“Immigration policy should be generous; it should be fair; it should be flexible. With such a policy we can turn to the world, and to our own past, with clean hands and a clear conscience.” ―John F. Kennedy, A Nation of Immigrants Give free markets a chance! Free movement of people is often regarded as […]

What I Mean When I Say Give Economic Freedom A Chance- by Gubernatorial Candidate Marco Battaglia

Economic Freedom This campaign issue was inspired by my time learning from and working with Dr. Ron Paul and his son, Dr. Rand Paul. “There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.” — John Adams The People and any lawful inhabitant, resident, or […]

What I Mean When I Say Give Agricultural Freedom A Chance- by Gubernatorial Candidate Marco Battaglia

Agricultural Freedom This campaign issue was inspired by my travels and interactions with farmers through the state as well as by the memory of Iowa Farmer and world champion Wrestler, Frank Gotch. The People of the state of Iowa shall have freedom of choice and practice in work and stewardship of the land as they deem […]