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Rain makes wheat price wither

April 18, 2015 Wheat prices continued dropping this week, with prices nearing a five-year low as heavy rains were forecast for the southern U.S. Plains. more »»

The new inquisition

April 18, 2015 How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. more »»

Often there’s no sensible middle

April 18, 2015 Some time ago, I heard a power company executive arguing that humans have played no role in global warming. Actually, he went further, “demonstrating” that global warming isn’t even happening. more »»

Know where you are

April 17, 2015 Dear Heloise: I saw a suggestion sent in by a reader for leaving a baby sitter a list of instructions. more »»

Sustainability gone wild

April 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — Syracuse University alumni are new additions to the lengthening list of persons who can stop contributing to their alma maters. more »»

Hillary drops the other shoe

April 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — In finally declaring her 2016 presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton put a reverse twist on the old break-up line, “It’s not you. It’s me. more »»

Another week in Des Moines

April 17, 2015 Work on policy bills sent over from the Senate continues, although the workload is diminishing as the number of eligible bills dwindles. more »»

Must have books for baby’s library

April 16, 2015 New parents are constantly hearing about the importance of reading to their little ones but rarely do they have any idea as to WHAT they should be reading to the. more »»

Hillary's campaign: Already media-assisted

April 16, 2015 It is fair to say that Hillary Clinton is as liberal as Ted Cruz is conservative. This will explain why our so-called "objective" media are already treating Hillary as the Third Coming (Obama was N. more »»

It’s not easy for Obama to prove he’s green

April 16, 2015 President Barack Obama’s spokesman, Josh Earnest, recently boasted that his boss will “go down in history as the greenest president we’ve ever had. more »»

My first 90 days in D.C.

April 16, 2015 It’s hard to believe, but it’s already been over three months since I began serving as your congressman for the First District of Iowa. more »»

MCC offers training for ‘Hot Jobs’

April 15, 2015 In the world of work, most of us would like to be in a career that is listed as “high demand, high salary. more »»

A very fluid race for the Republican nomination

April 15, 2015 Two weeks ago, Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for president at Liberty University, and last week, Rand Paul announced at the Galt House hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. more »»

As if Rolling Stone were our only problem

April 15, 2015 There’s no tap dance in my shoes over Columbia Journalism Review’s epic takedown this week of the Rolling Stone story that never should have seen the light of day. more »»

Ah, train travel

April 15, 2015 When I win Powerball or when I get the first installment of the millions I have been promised from the illicit monies from some African country, I am going to buy an Amtrak rail pass. more »»

Insurance coverage you absolutely don’t need

April 14, 2015 Some kinds of insurance are necessary. The following, however, may not only be unnecessary but downright ridiculous. ACCIDENTAL DEATH INSURANCE. more »»

Walter Scott, just another ‘isolated incident’

April 14, 2015 “...You foolish and senseless people, who have eyes, but do not see, who have ears, but do not hear.” — Jeremiah 5:21 So here we are with another isolated inciden. more »»

Too soon to go full totalitarian

April 14, 2015 The gay rights movement has tended to be a well-choreographed stage production over the last number of decades. more »»

What’s the goal?

April 13, 2015 Dear Dave, We have two girls in competitive gymnastics, and it’s costing $12,000 to $15,000 a year at a professional gym to do all this. more »»

The Clinton record unmasked

April 13, 2015 About the time the Dodgers abandoned Brooklyn for Los Angeles, my savvy precinct captain drilled into all her workers this rule: A week is a lifetime in politics, and a month is an eternity. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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