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Steve King and the Sound of Iowa’s Silence

One really has to wonder where the good people of Iowa are when it comes to U.S. Representative Steve King, who regularly spouts and touts some of the most extreme and extraordinary positions taken by anyone in Congress.  The sound … Continued

Politics

Did hateful rhetoric fuel deadly shooting in Arizona?

In the aftermath of today’s tragic events in Tucson, the motive of the shooter who killed six and injured over a dozen others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, is still in question. What we do know is that the suspect, Jared … Continued

Health

Health Reform, Pound for Pound

One in three Americans are overweight. 12 million are obese. That is ironically close to the number of undocumented immigrants living in the United States. So why are protesters packing heat outside Obama’s town hall meetings and spreading conspiracy theories … Continued

Obama & the Ghost of Clinton’s Past

President-elect Obama’s initial cabinet choices are disappointing. Rather than represent new thinking, they suggest policies based on political positioning, timidity, and the culture of K St. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s appointment as Secretary of State bodes poorly for American troops that … Continued