Iowa Secretary of Agriculture candidates respond to the potential trade war with China and its potential impact on Iowa’s agricultural economy.
U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) has been a fierce critic of President Donald Trump’s trade policies and sharply criticized his tariff proposals. He is a chief protagonist for free trade in the U.S. Senate representing Nebraska that he says is one of the most pro-trade states in the nation.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa): “I am urging the President to reconsider this proposal, not just for its impacts on Iowa, but for the negative consequences this proposal could have on rural communities throughout the nation, America’s farmers, and our national security.”
John Gustavsson: Donald Trump announced an intention to slap a 25 % tariff on steel imports, as well as a 10 % tariff on aluminum imports. This may very well be his worst idea yet – and that’s saying something!
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): Iowans expect their government to advance policies making our agricultural economy healthier and heartland families stronger.
Shane Vander Hart offers his six takeaways after watching President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
As most of you will no doubt know, the European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. This highly prestigious award, previously awarded to such geniuses as Al Gore and Yassir Arafat, has now gone to the supra-national peace corps that is the EU. The Nobel committee motivated themselves by stating among other things […]
I had the opportunity yesterday to hear from Tom Pauken. He’s the chair of the Texas Workforce Commission and author of the book, Bringing America Home. He also served in the Reagan Administration. He spoke at the Eastside Conservative Club in Altoona, IA. He noted in his speech that the United States is restructuring downward […]
After the second credit card most college students can easily refuse the next koozie that is shoved in their face, but from what I can tell our government cannot and is packing a boatload of neoprene beer sleeves.