A Socialist Takes the Stage

A Socialist Takes the Stage

With Iowa kicking off the 2020 primary-caucus season, a self-proclaimed “democratic socialist” from Vermont might be the Democratic Party’s frontrunner. A day before voters head to the caucuses across Iowa, Senator Bernie Sanders is in the lead in the polls. Two weeks...
The Joni Ernst Scorecard

The Joni Ernst Scorecard

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) remains popular with Iowa’s mainstream Republicans and independents. Her protection of Iowa’s agricultural interests has been her calling card. It goes without saying that if you are a politician from Iowa, you love your farmers!...
DNC Polls Show Socialist Horse Race

DNC Polls Show Socialist Horse Race

Polls mean nothing and polls mean everything. Polls are useful tools of manipulation and speculation, at best. In 2016, every major poll demonstrated to the electorate that Donald J. Trump could not, and would not, be able to defeat Hillary Clinton. Media bought it,...
Our Political Identity Crisis

Our Political Identity Crisis

There is a kind of political schizophrenia in the state of Iowa’s political mindset. But Iowa is not alone. As America continues its obvious slide toward more and more socialism, the lure of big government induces a irresistible delusion on all of us. As more...
“Red Flags”:  Fine for Football, but not Society

“Red Flags”: Fine for Football, but not Society

  Bottom Line Up Front I find that a lot of wisdom, sound advice, and guidance on how to solve the problems of the present is found by simply listening and learning from our past. Therefore, I’ve decided to use the quotes of Calvin Coolidge, Daniel Webster, and...
Baby Jaden: The Subjective Standard of Viability

Baby Jaden: The Subjective Standard of Viability

Seventeen weeks earlier than expected and weighing a mere 13 ounces, Jaden Wesley Morrow was born on July 11, 2019, early in his mother’s 23rd week of pregnancy. Shocking doctors and defeating all medical odds, Jaden appears to be gaining strength in the NICU....