Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Exact change by Lynda Waddington
Sunday November 23, 2014
Cohabitation of roundheels and biddies
Hawkeye Martini: three measures of prune juice, one of vodka, half a measure of Metamucil Clear and Natural. Shake it very well until it’s i ...
Saturday November 22, 2014
While you weren’t looking
Did you get distracted by Congressional Keystone XL discussions?
While the U.S. Senate debated a bill approving construction of the Keystone ...
Saturday November 15, 2014
FBI latest gov agency to use press
When the videotape of journalist Daniel Pearl’s brutal murder was released in 2002, it was handed to an undercover FBI operative posing as a ...
Saturday November 08, 2014
Time for clearer message
Voters like to pride themselves on sending messages through the ballot box and, most of the time, such messages are easily received and understood. ...
Saturday November 01, 2014
‘Sit down, shut up’ is no strategy
I’m fairly sure Southern heritage has me genetically predisposed to scrappiness.
I love a good debate and have sometimes purposefully ...
Saturday October 25, 2014
Questions piling up for Ernst
Joni Ernst seems to be disrespecting quite a few folks.
You may have read in our U.S. Senate endorsement that Ernst, Republican candidate fo ...
Sunday October 19, 2014
Voter ID still bad for the masses
Some folks didn’t take kindly to my calling voter ID laws a scam in last Sunday’s column. So, in their honor, this week I’d li ...
Saturday October 18, 2014
Get some skin in the game
How’s cynicism working out for you?
Perhaps it is ill timing that during 2014 election mega millions racing across televisions, radios ...
Sunday October 12, 2014
We need to vote no on voter ID
It’s safe to say it now. Voter ID is a scam.
That’s not exactly how the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office put it in ...
Saturday October 11, 2014
Be the mirror they need to see
We aren’t doing right by our young adults.
Perched on the edge of a large pink bubble — part sofa, part catchall — I wai ...
Sunday October 05, 2014
Ernst disingenuous on ‘personhood’
It’s time for Iowans to jump in the weeds. And, thanks to all the manure spread as part of and on behalf of the U.S. Senate campaigns of Jon ...