Opinion

America’s crumbling infrastructure? Not so fast.

Most politicians and transportation interest groups claim that America’s infrastructure is in bad shape. At a recent House Ways and Means Co ... »

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Court has overstepped boundaries

To the editor:

Now that the Supreme Court has decided the Obamacare and same-sex marriage cases, Republicans will be complaining about activ ... »

Prevent teenage pregnancies

It’s difficult to talk about teenagers engaging in sexual activity. But it’s a public health issue Iowa communities of every size mus ... »

Cicada, candidate share likeness

To the editor:

The cicada and presidential candidate share the same likeness. They both come out at certain time period intervals, give off ... »

God omitted from Supreme Court ruling

To the editor:

It is a sad day in America. Our Supreme Court has chosen to override the Bible. “A man shall leave his father and moth ... »

Loss creates an opportunity to change

To the editor:

Two columnists could not have had more differing perspectives on the murderous terrorist acts in Charleston than Kathleen Par ... »

Some bicyclists do not obey the rules

To the editor:

Back when I rode my bike in the 1940s and 1950s, I watched out for cars, not the other way around. I rode mostly on sidewalks ... »

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Today’s fashion not attractive on women

To the editor;

I suspect women’s fashions assaulting our sensitivities are forcing today’s society to gorge on chocolate and h ... »

Civil rights fill critics with dread

Great Scott, it’s Dred Scott.

At least that’s what we’re supposed to believe now in the heady days following the U.S. S ... »

All Iowa marriages finally, truly equal

Proponents of marriage equality celebrated a landmark victory last week as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that 14th Amendment due process and equal p ... »

Missing memorials honored son’s life

To the editor:

Since our son, Dave, died in November 2010, our family has kept his memory alive many different ways.

On his grave at ... »

Common core about centralized control

To the editor:

In response to “Get answers from common core” letter of May 13, the 10 pose ... »

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