Merchants of Addiction – Reliance as a Tool of Tyranny
Beginning with Jamestown (circa 1607), American life has been organized around and dependent upon the notion of rigorous self-reliance. In early America, self-reliance was a given. There wasn't much choice for the early patriots. After all, staying alive was...
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.
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! In fact,...
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
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 states...
“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
Seventeen weeks earlier than e[/tooltip]xpected 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
Gov. Reynolds Makes CRC Appointment
Governor Kim Reynolds announced the appointment of Elizabeth Johnson of Altoona to serve as Executive Director of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission. Johnson, currently an administrative law judge at Iowa Workforce Development, begins her new role on Aug. 26, 2019....
The Years of Hate
In George Orwell’s novel 1984, society was afforded an approved time to hate. To be more specific, there was an allocation of two minutes each day to hate Emanuel Goldstein…
Dennis Prager – Size Matters
Dennis Prager, the founder of PragerU, believes size matters and he is in good company with Ronald Reagan and the Founding Fathers in warning us that size matters!
My Pro Life Tribute
Nearly 40 years have raced by since my first exposure to Roe v. Wade, abortion and the slaughter of the innocents. In America
BASIS: Academic Self-Esteem
Six years ago my daughter cornered me and stated, “Hey dad, there’s a new school opening next year and I want to go there!” My 6th grader’s enthusiasm was obvious, and I didn’t want to ignore it.
Time Until 2020 Elections
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