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Opinion

Positive pub forum

I attended the Jasper County Supervisor’s Forum at the Peanut Pub on Oct. 14. Thanks to Holly Talsma for organizing and co-hosting the event…

Stealing the vote

At last, Nov. 6 is coming: Time to vote! Let’s all join the majestic panorama of democracy in action.

Shut up, they explain

Gloria Alvarez, the young woman from Guatemala I wrote about last week, just got blocked by Facebook. Why? Because she criticizes socialism.

Bucket list

“In case we die,” she said.“You’re not going to die, Mom,” I replied.“I’m sending you all our inform…
Treat yourself to a haunting

Treat yourself to a haunting

I love a good, ol’ spook movie. I’m talking about the classic (usually black and white) movies with ghosts, vampires and werewolves, and mon…
Representing the letter O

Representing the letter O

In case you live under a rock and haven’t heard, I’m the living personification of the letter O. At least, according to my family.

Lucky to have Wes

I serve as campaign treasurer for Rep. Wes Breckenridge and also work with Wes as his legislative clerk during the session from January to A…

Please, I’d like some more

The tax cuts worked. Corporate America paid 22 percent less in tax revenues this year. The Dow jumped more than 500 points today because big…
Leave ‘Phantom’ alone

Leave ‘Phantom’ alone

“The Phantom of the Opera” is arguably my favorite musical of all time. I have a hard time choosing just one because I have seen so many oth…

‘The Beard’

I hope the voting people that live on the gravel roads vote for the candidate that also lives on the gravel roads — the mud roads, the trash…

For the greater good

We the citizens of Jasper County are very lucky to have Wes Breckenridge as our State Representative for (Iowa House) District 29. Wes has s…
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