The news has been relatively slow for the Des Moines Register over the last week or so. The Iowa Legislature has less on its plate than previous years and Iowa’s news is generally good news – which isn’t as newsworthy. So, last week, the Register apparently hired Captain Obvious to write some stories for them. […]
2013 has not been a good year for pro-life legislation in the Iowa Legislature this year, and we face further battles on Medicaid funding and expansion.
Christian radio is effective at reaching younger generations with the Gospel so it is imperative that we encourage this medium and support them financially.
How are non-public schools impacted by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s education reform bill and what is being done on school choice at the Iowa Statehouse.
There is a real lack of amusing church marketing mainly because churches shouldn’t be invested in marketing. An Ohio church’s attempt did fill the void.
With The Salvation Army having such a weak position on abortion why should Christians give money to them when other organizations do similar work.
As Christians when involved in grassroots activism or lobbying how should we advocate? Here are five things we should do and five things we should avoid.
Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition held their Annual “Friends of the Family Banquet” at Iowa State Fairgrounds Saturday, October 27.
A comparison of Arminianism and Calvinism first looks at the Calvinist doctrine of total depravity in contrast to the Arminian doctrine of free will.
Those who don’t learn from history are bound to repeat it. Welcome to politics.
There is an ongoing civil war within the Republican Party. How does one bring social conservatives, moderates, and libertarians together?
By Eric Goranson & Norm Pawlewski The Iowa House Republicans were unable to convince Democrats in the Senate to support the Sweeney Amendment. This amendment would have ended taxpayer funded abortions in Iowa and prioritized family planning funds to ensure comprehensive health care providers were funded to the fullest extent possible. Iowa Right to Life […]
If you were to ask most Americans what the highest level of government is, they would probably tell you the Federal Government. What’s the next highest level of government? They’d more than likely mention State governments and so-on “down” the list of governing entities until they began listing their city council or school board. This […]
As the Iowa Director of the American Principles Project, I’m very proud that our organization is hosting the Palmetto Freedom Forum Debate on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. It will be broadcast on Townhall.com and CNN at 2:00 PM (CST)/3:00 PM (EST). Since announcing the lineup of candidates attending, however, supporters of Rick Santorum and […]
Few would dispute that power corrupts. The kind of power wielded by elected and appointed officials, activists, special interests, and bureaucrats often results in a special kind of corruption called “politics.” In America, the People are empowered by our founding documents in a way unique in history. Our power as citizens can corrupt us as […]
During Iowa Governor Terry Branstad’s Education Summit, I was struck by the relatively balanced list of speakers, the diversity of ideas, and the civil tone of those in attendance as they listened to everyone’s points of view. I was also fascinated by the backchannel discussions on Twitter using the hashtag #iaedsummit. The two speakers who […]