Brad Zaun Upbeat About Iowa 3rd District Nomination Convention

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“I feel good right now,” said Brad Zaun about 9:30pm last night, over his chances in the Third District Congressional race. Supporters and political activists came and went at Zaun’s election night event at Christopher’s Restaurant, as election results continued to trickle in.  Zaun was always in the lead, but by 10:30pm, as that lead […]

Brad Zaun Woos Liberty Voters in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District Race

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“I took off my jacket because I’m not packing tonight,” joked Brad Zaun as he opened his stump speech for a Liberty Iowa gathering. He was refering to last week’s story in the Des Moines Register over his admission that he sometimes carries a weapon as a State Senator into the Iowa Capitol Building. Brad […]

Polk County Republican Convention Held Amidst Dele-GATE

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(Ankeny, IA) Political conventions have two purposes: to determine policies and to select people. The Polk County Republican Convention convened Saturday, March 8 at the Ankeny High School auditorium, with a platform reduced to half its 2012 size and a quasi-scandal over a delegate slate. After the pledge, Governor Terry Branstad came on stage to […]

Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Coke

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Last year, the Super Bowl was greatly enhanced by the “God Made a Farmer” commercial by Dodge Ram trucks. The year before that, it was “Halftime in America” from Chrysler. This year, however, was a controversial ad by Coke, presenting the song “America the Beautiful” in multiple languages while showing various people in cultural dress […]

Be For Something

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I recently finished listening to the audio version of Brother Andrew’s God’s Smuggler (it’s available for free until the end of February). Brother Andrew was a self-appointed missionary to those behind the Iron Curtain during the height of the Cold War, smuggling Bibles and aid to oppressed churches. At the end of his amazing story, […]