What Is With This Headline?

Why did the Des Moines Register offer the headline, “Pat Grassley to head rural House leaders,” in their print edition? What were they communicating?

Fall Out From The Des Moines Register’s Twitter Trolling

The Des Moines Register received a pile on from the right, the left, and local and national media for their Twitter trolling of Carson King.

Gillibrand Says Pro-Life Position is Unacceptable, Compares to Racism

Kirsten Gillibrand: “I think there’s some issues that have such moral clarity that we have as a society decided that the other side is not acceptable.”

The Last Two Iowa Gubernatorial Polls: A Toss-Up

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and her Democratic challenger Fred Hubbell each lead one of the last two polls of the 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial race.

Scholten Campaign Ad’s “Card Carrying Republican” Is a Registered Democrat

The “card carrying Republican” from Sioux Center in J.D. Scholten’s ad has been a registered Democrat since at least 2008 Sioux County Conservatives state.

The University of Iowa Is Misleading Iowans on Fetal Heartbeat Bill!

Jenifer Bowen: Kudos to ACGME for staying out of politics and focusing on medical training.  Shame on the University of Iowa for politicizing their medical training.

The Des Moines Register Wants “May Issue” Carry Permits to Return to Iowa

The Des Moines Register, Center for American Progress, and Progress Iowa want to restrict your freedom over an increase of 0.26 homicide by firearms per 100,000 Iowans and an increase of one suicide by firearm per 100,000 Iowans that can’t rationally be linked to the change in Iowa’s law in 2010.

Hey Kathie Obradovich, Good Guys (and Gals) With Guns Do Save Lives

Shane Vander Hart: Kathie Obradovich does not offer any solutions to gun violence just complaints, assumptions, and snark. Defensive gun use save lives.

Crush The Soda Tax

John Hendrickson: Any potential debate over a soda tax should serve as a reminder to all Iowans that freedom and liberty still matter.

The Des Moines Register Push Polls Anti-Homeschooling Narrative

The Des Moines Register followed up years of anti-homeschooling coverage with a push poll that supports the change in Iowa’s law they advocated for.

Steve King’s Democrat Challenger Was An Internet Psychic

Kim Weaver, the Democrat challenging Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, was formerly an internet psychic.

The Des Moines Register Wants to Muzzle Free Speech in Churches

The Des Moines Register does not want to see the Johnson Amendment lifted which muzzles many churches and pastors from speaking out politically at church.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 10-29-16 (Guest: David Shedlock)

On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio this week Shane Vander Hart discusses the election with David Shedlock who is author of With Christ in the Voting Booth.

Fairfield Battles Transgender Policy in School

In Fairfield, IA there has been much contention over President Obama’s unconstitutional power grab over school bathrooms and locker rooms.

The Des Moines Register’s Transgender Agenda

The Des Moines Register this year has been pushing an agenda to normalize transgender persons in the state, and have pushed a wider LGBT agenda much longer.

Dave Loebsack at #DMRSoapbox (Video)

Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) spoke at the Des Moines Register’s Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair on Monday afternoon, watch his remarks here.