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!...
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...
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....
Gov. Reynolds Makes CRC Appointment

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....