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  • The left’s vagina-based politics demeans women

    In an attempt to demonstrate outrage at ... at ... well, at something, some three million people across the country, mostly women, participated in wom ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Revenue estimating conference review

    Typically one of the first items on the legislative agenda is setting Supplemental State Aid (SSA) for K-12 public schools. However, due to the budget ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • He was so tough, I thought he was a hipster

    “He was so tough, I thought he was a hipster.”Yeah, you don’t hear that much, the general rap on hip ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Column: TV Nostalgia

    I am not shy in my love for television. The story lines, variety of content and many platforms I can watch it on bring an endless amount joy to me.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Budget cuts are result of tax giveaways

    Republican lawmakers announced last week they will slash over $117 million from the state budget in the current fiscal year. The mid-year budget cuts ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Former Lt. Gov. shares his experience with local refugees

    Franklin Graham has said that Jesus’ teaching about welcoming strangers had nothing to do with refugees. President Trump obviously agrees with him. I ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Column: Real Colors, real insight

    Editor’s Note: This column originally published March 8, 2015. Recently I took the Real Colors pers ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • DeVos should have said

    Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, probably survived the grilling she got from angry Democrats last week.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:19 am
  • Budget cuts will hurt education, economic growth

    A proposal by legislative Republicans to make deep, mid-year budget cuts threatens education, job training and ultimately Iowa’s economy.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:19 am