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Every farm kid who grew up before the change-everything 1970s changed almost everything will recall Friday evenings meant quick chores, a quick supper, and a family night in town.
Civil dissension is a viperous worm
Britain’s Home Office says more than 12,500 migrants have broken the law to get into the UK so far this year. Compare this to the nearly 200,000 migrants who have crossed the nearly nonexistent southern border just in July of this year. The count is estimated by the overwhelmed U.S. Customs …
If you have never heard of Nadia Bolz-Weber please take a few minutes of your life and research this remarkably insightful woman. Bolz-Weber is an author, Lutheran minister and public theologian.
What is the greatest threat to educating children today? Is it COVID-19, or ignorance? I’m going for number two. There is growing evidence to back me up.
U.S. military forces left Afghanistan last month, after 42 years of operations, accomplishing little. On the way out, our intelligence operatives sent a drone missile into a vehicle driven by a 15-year employee of a California-based aid group. The vehicle contained seven children, three adul…
Episode 23: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about how to reduce the conflict and celebrate the traditions of these three holidays.
Commentary: People who have a regular third place expand their circle of friends, laugh more often, are more engaged in their community, are happier and live longer.
As legislators calculate the right balance on how much to spend on infrastructure and clean energy, they should take stock of both the environmental and the economic gains that everyday Americans earn through the transformation to an efficient, clean energy economy.
A falsehood-fed fire is engulfing American democracy, where more than half of Trump voters -- and 4 out of 10 Biden voters -- support secession from the union.
Iowa’s oft-hailed nonpartisan redistricting process sure doesn’t feel nonpartisan this week.
It’s a rare honor to be named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. In fact, in 40 years, only 1,061 Americans have been awarded the title and the no-strings-attached stipend, this year a plush $625,000, commonly referred to as a “genius grant.”
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The partisan temperature on Iowa’s local government races seems to be climbing rapidly.
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The accusation that liberals hate America has been around for decades.
Gerald Seib, a columnist for Rupert Murdoch’s conservative Wall Street Journal (Murdoch also owns Fox News), referenced Freedom House, a nonprofit nongovernmental democracy-based research organization in a July 13 op-ed noting “freedom across the globe declined for 15 straight years.”
After last week’s House vote that saw all but one Democrat, Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), and no Republicans vote for the Women’s Health and Protection Act, a bill that would establish a federal right to an abortion, the party that once claimed to stand for “the little guy” — the littlest be…