Nearly 100 Iowans gathered to remember former Governor Samuel Merrill by dedicating his newly restored Mausoleum in Woodland Cemetery in Des Moines.
A crowd of several hundred filled Drake University’s Olmsted Center in Des Moines, IA on Thursday afternoon to hear from U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY).
Des Moines joins 300 cities in 47 states across the country held #PPSellsBabyParts National Day of Protest events Saturday protesting Planned Parenthood.
The homeschool landscape has changed with an increasing diversity of backgrounds & motivations and a 2nd generation of homeschoolers, so have their needs.
“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 […]
“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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
An Iowan voter writes an open letter to Senator John McCain (R-AZ) chiding him for his support of military intervention in Syria.
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, […]
Those who don’t learn history are doomed to repeat it. Don’t forget the lesson of the Reichstag during Nazi Germany.
Looking at history and at our sin nature it is evident that those who try to control guns in order to prevent violence will only create victims.
Whatever deal Congress and President Obama makes in order to go off the fiscal cliff in the short term we are still in deep, deep financial trouble.
Mitt Romney made his final arguments to Iowa while stopping in Des Moines on Sunday morning speaking to a crowd of approximately 4400 supporters.
What are you doing to prepare for the election? Anita Morrill gives our readers five ideas of things they can do before they vote.
Considering the context of Mitt Romney’s “binders of women” comment the context should be apparent that he was talking about their resumes.