Gustavsson: How should the GOP should move on if there is a link found between Trump and Russia?
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Joe Stevens, founder of Joppa Outreach, about the work his ministry does with the homeless in Des Moines, IA.
What started out as a tempest in a teapot is now threatening to blow next week’s Republican convention way off course. I am not talking about Tropical Storm Isaac, but a furious gale headed down the East Coast and scheduled to arrive about the time of Monday’s keynote speech, namely “Hurricane Huckabee.” Though nicknamed “Mighty […]
The Republican Party of Iowa offers a guide to their caucuses. Iowans have used the caucus process since Iowa became a state in the 1840s. All 1,774 precincts in Iowa hold a Republican caucus. Caucus sites are usually in public buildings such as schools or libraries, but churches, private residences and other spaces are used […]
An animated conversation ensued around the lunch table, as Sarah Palin, her leadership and potential as a Presidential candidate was heatedly discussed. The women, all home schooling moms and conservative Christians from various backgrounds, passionately voiced opinions that ranged from a high level of respect for Governor Palin, to a concern for her family, if […]
Responding to the question of whether John Boehner will keep a tight leash on the troops, Patrick O’Connor responded to The News Hub by saying, “Actually no, he’s not….. (they will be) Doing more symbolic legislating than real legislating. They are going to pass a package of cuts, I believe on Thursday or Friday, that […]
By Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) There is no daylight between my position and Speaker-designate John Boehner on earmarks. Period. I have repeatedly said that I agree with, applaud, and wholeheartedly support Speaker-designate John Boehner’s position on earmarks. I am opposed to earmarks. I recently made that point to a reporter from a Capitol Hill newspaper, […]
In the lead up to the Kentucky Senate Primary, Craig Robinson of The Iowa Republican.com had this to say: We’ll know more about the strength of the Campaign for Liberty Tuesday night when the election results for Rand Paul start coming in. Rand Paul is expected to win the nomination, but if his supporters can […]
Today Sarah Palin announced via facebook her endorsement of Terry Branstad for Governor of Iowa in the GOP Primary. Today at 4:41pm Iowa, your great state’s motto is “Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.” That motto will be well served by voting for Terry Branstad for governor next Tuesday! Please join […]
A rebuttal to the Democratic talking points going around after the White House bipartisan healthcare summit. From GOP.com: 1. No one’s talking about reconciliation? Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) Claims “No One Has Talked About Reconciliation.” “No one has said — I read what the President has online — no one has talked about reconciliation but […]
So far the GOP has a trifecta in Virginia winning the Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General Seats. Also a big win in New Jersey as Chris Christie beats incumbant Governor Jon Corzine. With the Virginia Governor Race: Republican Bob McDonnell trounced Democrat Creigh Deeds 59% to 41%. In New Jersey Gubernatorial race – Chris […]
My letter to the editor responding to an op/ed by the Des Moines Register’s Richard Doak on July 12th was finally printed (and is online) today yesterday. Now that it is no longer on people’s minds. Please read and leave a comment (I don’t want to bother reading as I’m sure I’m getting smeared). The […]
Had the chance to spend some time this morning with Steve Deace of WHO Radio. He was talking with a group of pastors to discuss engaging culture. Deace is know for being controversial, and in his own words has “his picture on a dartboard in the Iowa Democratic Party and Republican Party of Iowa headquarters.” […]
1. Face of a GOP Serious About Good Policy? How About Sarah Palin? By Dan Calabrese So, Republicans, you’re looking for people who can serve as faces of a party on the upswing. What qualities would we want to see in such people? (read the rest) HT: Josh Painter 2. Gallup: “Conservatives” Are Single-Largest Ideological […]
1. “On Victimization as Racism” by Collin Brendemuehl It comes in multiple forms. It comes on all sorts of colors (pun not intended). And sometimes it hides against the wallpaper and is difficult to discern. But it is there and it haunts humanity like the Predator hunted down Arnold. It is racism. Caleb Rosado notes […]
I need to rant a little over the whole Rush Limbaugh – Michael Steele controversy. Some of the GOP dissatisfaction has focused on new chairman Michael Steele, who has delivered a string of gaffes on television, while not putting much infrastructure in place at the party’s headquarters. Steele criticized Limbaugh as being merely an “entertainer” […]