Saturday, 25 October 2014
Joni Ernst seems to be disrespecting quite a few folks.
You may have read in our U.S. Senate endorsement that Ernst, Republican candidate for the office, “failed to make time in her schedule” to meet with the Editorial Board a [...]
Saturday, 18 October 2014
How’s cynicism working out for you?
Perhaps it is ill timing that during 2014 election mega millions racing across televisions, radios, computer screens and roadsides, I’m hoping Eastern Iowans are willing to set aside cynicism [...]
Saturday, 11 October 2014
We aren’t doing right by our young adults.
Perched on the edge of a large pink bubble — part sofa, part catchall — I waited for my teenage daughter to model one of the homecoming dresses she had in the changing room. I c [...]
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
I wandered aimlessly for hours, the quintessential tourist wanting to hold and press each experience between the pages of a mental travel memoir.
I spent the better part of a day walking the historic boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., having [...]
Monday, 29 September 2014
(Author’s note: ESPN has stated there is no discussion on domestic violence planned for pregame tonight. “Contrary to published reports in Esquire, there was no panel on domestic violence ever plan [...]
Sunday, 28 September 2014
If you read headlines or your Facebook feed this week, you may have wondered if you somehow woke up in 2009.
The two major gubernatorial candidates turned back the clock to engage on the not-so-pressing issue of marriage. Specifically, one g [...]