Ames Straw Poll: Should It Stay or Should It Go?

The future of the Ames Straw Poll as an event leading up to the Iowa Caucus is in doubt. Can it be a worthwhile event for candidates and voters still?

Former Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson Pleads Guilty to Concealing Campaign Expenditures

Former Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson pled guilty in U.S. District court to concealing federal campaign expenditures made for his support of Ron Paul.

The Future of the Iowa Straw Poll

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad said it is time for the Iowa Straw Poll to end. I disagree – tweak it and make it a better event for candidates and voters.

Bachmann Breaks FAMiLY Leader Vow Made Before God, Endorses Romney. Will Santorum Follow Suit?

  Back in July, I challenged Christians and other Republicans to ask…

Gettysburg, Evangelicals and the South Carolina Primary

There is a particularly poignant scene in the movie Gettysburg where Major…

Rick Santorum in the post-debate spin room at Sioux City

Rick Santorum made himself available to reporters in the “spin room” after…

The Fox News GOP Presidential Debate in Sioux City

Fox News and the Republican Party of Iowa hosted a Republican presidential…

House and Senate Play Political Games of Chicken and Hot Potato or Time-Bomb

While much of the debate over this week’s deadline to raise the…

Websites Can Make A Big Difference To A Candidate

I just visited several GOP Presidential candidate websites.  All of these candidates…

Ask Congressman Bachmann or Senator Santorum: Will you support Romney or Pawlenty, if they win the GOP nomination?

FAMiLY Leader Pledge: Suicidal Pact With the Devil.  I wish I were…

FAMiLY LEADER: Let The Candidates’ Yes be Yes and Their No be No.

Matthew 5:33-37 Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by…

Many Wannabees, One Huckabee

It looks like everybody wants to be Mike Huckabee these days, now…

Iowa Independent Claims Huckabee Organization Still in Place

The Iowa Independent is reporting its own power rankings culled from “staff…

Ron Paul is Right on Libya; Rest of GOP Field Dead Wrong! (Updated)

Two days ago I wrote a blog entry entitled How Close are…

Bachmann to Stump for Steve King Tomorrow, Streaming Live Online

From Congressman Steve King: Tomorrow, I will be welcoming one of the…

Latte Links (11/14)

Some miscellany this dreary morning (in Des Moines at least). ABC News:…