Memorial Day is a Time for Personal Reflection and Remembrance
Chuck Grassley: I hope all Iowans take a moment to remember those who have gone before us, and say a prayer for the men and women in uniform who continue risking their lives each day for this great country.
Remembering Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives for America
David Young: Memorial Day wasn’t made a federal holiday for backyard BBQs or sales at your favorite store. Memorial Day was created so we could set aside time to remember and recognize those who we have to thank for our freedoms, rights, and what we hold most dear.
Campaign Launch Connects Dots Between Porn And Human Trafficking
Kelvey Vander Hart: The #StopTheDemand campaign launched by Fight the New Drug capitalizes on connecting the dots between porn use and a greater demand for trafficked human beings (in a more clear description, SLAVES).
On the 25th of May Ireland will hold a referendum on whether or not to repeal the 8th amendment, otherwise known as the ProLife amendment which is responsible for banning abortion in Ireland under virtually all circumstances.
Facebook Data Breach: Portent for Your Medical Privacy, Too?
Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet: Three events portend serious danger to medical privacy, but it may be hard for patients to connect the dots because they seem unrelated, involve different sectors of the economy, and occurred several years apart.
Jay Feely, a former kicker for the Chicago Bears and an NFL/college football analyst for CBS Sports, tweeted out a picture of his daughter and her prom date on Saturday that many dads can relate to, but Twitter had a meltdown.
Elon Musk – Production Hell or Party Balloons? Pick One.
David Wallace: Is Elon Musk – the recipient of over $5 billion government dollars – really the focused workhorse that he proclaims to be, or is he nothing more than a taxpayer-subsidized, scatterbrained mess hopelessly trying to put his science fiction dreams into reality?
Dr. Marilyn Singleton: April 16th begins a week of National Healthcare Decisions Days. Hopefully, this week will encourage honest discussions not only about a so-called “good death” but the value of an individual’s life.
Where Is the Media Coverage on the Attempted Utah School Bombing?
Shane Vander Hart: A student at Pine View High School in St. George, Utah who appears to have been inspired by ISIS brought a homemade bomb to school with the intention of detonating it in the school’s cafeteria during lunch and the national media was relatively quiet.
Marilyn Singleton: We dread the day when “algo-medicine” devoid of human emotion, intuition, or instinct will say Sell! (to the mortician) when the patient hits 70? Buy! if the baby has no problems discerned on prenatal ultrasound?
Christian author and speaker Becky Tirabassi will keynote the 57th annual Iowa Prayer Breakfast that will be held at the Community Choice Credit Union Center (formerly Veterans Memorial Auditorium) in Des Moines, IA on March 29th, 2018 at 7:15-8:45 am.
Gun Beat Reporter Explains Why Conservatives Mistrust the Media
Lois Beckett, a senior reporter for The Guardian, who covers guns, gun violence, and the far right in the United States, explains why conservatives mistrust the media that is evident in their reporting on the gun debate.