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Why people like Trump

July 24, 2015 Last week, 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump dropped his second headline-making comment of the race. Responding to statements from Senator John McCain, R-Ari. more »»

Many GOP messengers, same GOP message

July 24, 2015 WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's comment on the Donald Trump train wreck went to the heart of its damage to the Republican Party. more »»

Musings by Rick

July 24, 2015 If the city of Marshalltown needs to make some quick money, it should set up a speed trap every so often on the Olivebahn between 6th street and 12th stree. more »»

Rambunctious kids: Are you pulling your hair out yet?

July 23, 2015 Settle down! Quit running! Stop it! Go to Time Out! Do you hear yourself saying this over and over in a day to the child that just can’t stop going? It’s not uncommon to have a child like this; they... more »»

Charity golf tourney a success

July 23, 2015 The Marshalltown Area United Way would like to thank everyone for making our 4 Person Best-Shot Charity Golf Tournament a success. more »»

The haters of 'all lives matter'

July 23, 2015 Back in March, the pundits expressed horror at the alleged extremism of the Conservative Political Action Conferenc. more »»

Support Glass-Steagall now

July 23, 2015 Over the months I’ve written to encourage readers to think seriously about our National DEBT. more »»

Getting down to business in Cuba

July 23, 2015 In case you missed it, the United States and Cuba now have diplomatic relations for the first time in 54 years. more »»

When counting sheep isn’t enough

July 22, 2015 Do you have trouble getting a good night’s rest or staying awake and alert during the day? If so, you may be suffering from a sleep disorde. more »»

HUD’s ‘Disparate Impact’ War on suburban America

July 22, 2015 Disparate impact. It’s a legal doctrine that may be coming soon to your suburb (if you’re part of the national majority living in suburbs). more »»

Just for fun, pretend your next breath is your last

July 22, 2015 Three summers ago, just days after my 55th birthday, my 4-year-old grandson stood next to me at the bathroom sink and stared into the mirror as I dabbed a few drops of liquid makeup around my face... more »»

Six ways money CAN buy happiness

July 21, 2015 I believe it’s true that money cannot buy happiness. more »»

Donald Trump is number one?

July 21, 2015 He’s number one?! Yes, it’s an early poll and, as such, pretty near useless. Yes, Herman Cain was once number one, too, and we know what happened with that. more »»

President Obama roots for the terrorists

July 21, 2015 I struggle to be less provocative than to suggest the president of the United States is rooting for terrorists who would harm us, but consider the evidence. more »»

Paying ‘stupid tax’

July 20, 2015 Dear Dave, My husband broke a few ribs and his collarbone a couple of years ago when he flipped our ATV. more »»

The GOP’s Iran dilemma

July 20, 2015 From first reactions, it appears that Hill Republicans will be near unanimous in voting a resolution of rejection of the Iran nuclear deal. more »»

The trap of becoming only a congressional party

July 20, 2015 In five of the past six presidential elections, the Republican Party has lost the nation’s popular vote to the Democrats. more »»

The Colonel and his Little Red Book

July 19, 2015 Within 20 years time Kentucky Fried Chicken will become the first nationally recognized Chinese food chain. more »»

The great escape: part dux

July 19, 2015 Previously on Nonsense …The fearless hero has been tasked to lead a ragtag bunch of unprepared college students at the White House to prevent a nuclear war while avoiding terrorists that had... more »»

El Niño strikes back

July 18, 2015 Forecasters expect this year’s El Niño to be exceptionally strong, bringing potentially drastic weather changes. more »»

 
 
 

 

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