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The left is so wrong on trade

May 16, 2015 The left’s success in denying President Obama fast-track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ugly to behold. The case put forth by a showboating Se. more »»

Racial Quota Punishment

May 16, 2015 Editors note: Thomas Sowell is on vacation and will return with a new column next week If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between... more »»

Why Iowa students need more STEM opportunities

May 16, 2015 As a career educator who has spent most of my occupation teaching, I’ve seen how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) benefit students of all ages. more »»

Metals Shine

May 16, 2015 Silver and platinum exploded higher this week as the value of the U.S. dollar suffered from a relentless pounding to its lowest level in four months. more »»

Double dog dare

May 15, 2015 Dear Heloise: It is better to have TWO DOGS. Dogs are alone most of the day, and they want a companion. more »»

In childhood, risk is inherent

May 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — Controversies about “free-range parenting” illuminate today’s scarred cultural landscape. Neighbors summon police in response to parenting choices the neighbors disapprove. more »»

Hillary: Hiding in plain sight

May 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — In President Obama’s struggle with Congress to win fast-track authority on trade with 12 Pacific nations, a conspicuously missing voice has been that of his former secretary of state,... more »»

Deserving of an honor

May 15, 2015 Finally word has come that our World War II veterans will be honored with their own monument at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown. I think it is wonderful that someone has a fund started for i. more »»

Keeping children safe in the summer

May 14, 2015 For many of you, summer is a time for your kids to run and play and enjoy outside activities. And children absolutely need this time outdoors for healthy, fun exercise. more »»

Eating crow after the British elections

May 14, 2015 The media elite have a preeminent place in our politics, allegedly with the knowledge to declare what is politically feasible and what is not, including which candidates have a chance at winning and... more »»

Subsidizing the idle rich while poor kids go hungry

May 14, 2015 To hear some politicians tell it, America’s welfare system is facing a grave crisis: Millions of poor people, they say, are idling away their time eating lobster and relaxing on cruises. more »»

Earth-minded students in Marshalltown schools

May 13, 2015 As the area greens back up with spring, Marshalltown Community School District students have been busy recently taking advantage of the weather to learn more about the land. more »»

Big surprise in Britain

May 13, 2015 Big surprises in Thursday's British election. more »»

Waiting in Cleveland

May 13, 2015 For those who love Cleveland -- and there are so many of us who do -- the rampant speculation of what comes next is beginning to take its toll. more »»

Think cost per serving, not price per pound

May 12, 2015 Pop quiz: Which is the better buy — pork sirloin roast for $2.89 per pound or boneless pork chops at $3. more »»

Anti-government resistance now the beating heart of GOP

May 12, 2015 Some folks thought it was “inflammatory.” Some said it was “irresponsible,” others, “absurd,” still others, “disappointing. more »»

Yes, but in the wrong direction

May 12, 2015 Last week in Garland, Texas, a lady named Pamela Geller sponsored an event about Islam, a component of which included drawing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. more »»

Church pushback

May 11, 2015 Dear Dave, My wife and I go to a small church where we tithe. more »»

On a fast track to national ruin

May 11, 2015 In the first quarter of 2015, in the sixth year of the historic Obama recovery, the U.S. economy grew by two-tenths of 1 percent. And that probably sugarcoats it. more »»

Answer to one question unnerves democrats

May 11, 2015 Hillary Clinton, according to the reliable Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released earlier this month, defines the 2016 presidential race. more »»

 
 
 

 

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