Three major arguments surface from a wealth of material Public Interest Institute was given by someone opposed to public employee pension systems.
Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) released a video in response to attack ads paid for by Nancy Pelosi’s super PAC in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District race.
Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) held a “pints and politics” event at Confluence Brewery in Des Moines, IA where he fielded questions from voters.
Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) appealed to voters in Waukee, IA that Iowans need to send a candidate with experience to the White House.
Senator Chuck Grassley highlights Iowa 1st Congressional District candidate Rod Blum’s commitment to protecting and preserving Social Security and Medicare.
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Tom Hoefling, Republican candidate in Iowa’s Governor’s race and share thoughts on Fred Phelps passing.
The Heritage Foundation suggests six entitlement reforms that should receive bipartisan support in order to steer us away from the fiscal cliff before us.
Questions asked in 1949 about health care, its cost, care provided, and federal involvement are still being asked today.
Late last week Senator Rick Santorum’s campaign released his “Made In America” plan to revitalize the American economy through empowering families and building economic freedom. Prior to this his economic plan primarily focused on the manufacturing sector. This plan includes manufacturing, but is considerably broader and goes into more specific taxes and plans. Over the […]
Ever since Rick Perry entered the race, Social security has been a hot topic. I think it’s been discussed more in the past two months than it has in the past 10 years, maybe with the exception for when George W Bush tried to reform the system around 2005. In this post, I’ll present my […]
Herman Cain spoke to a crowd of approximately 130 people yesterday in Pella, IA in the 5th installment of The FAMiLY Leader’s Presidential Series at Pella Christian High School in Pella, IA. He addressed the group with no notes on his 19th visit to Iowa. In discussing his preparation to run for President he said […]
There has been a bunch of discussion on President Barack Obama’s speech on fiscal policy and his plan on tackling the national debt. Some called it toxic, a disgrace, and a waste of breath. Others thought it was next best thing to sliced bread and the religious left thought he provided moral vision, but that […]
*See the update below* Have to love the mailers… this one is from incumbent State Representative Doris Kelley (D-Waterloo) in the Iowa House District 20 race, not the Iowa Democratic Party. She is running against Walt Rogers a leadership consultant and youth pastor who has served at Orchard Hill Church and Prairie Lakes Church in […]
If there is one axiom conservatives and liberals can agree on, it is this: It is difficult to undo social programs. Take Social Security. In 1982, Social Security became known as the “third rail” of politics, a taboo to be addressed by politicians only at the risk of becoming a social outcast or worse yet, […]
Some miscellaneous links to close out the weekend. The Iowa Republican: King’s Speech to CPAC R.C. Sproul: Examining Calvin’s Rules of Prayer Part I and Part II US 4 Palin: Why Gov. Palin Chose SLRC over CPAC by Ron Devito Fox News: With Palin as Inspiration, More Conservative Women Making Voices Heard by Kelley Vlahos […]
Check out the weekend miscellany: The Upper Register: Where does N.T. Wright stand on the Atonement? Big Hollywood: Sarah Palin: One Year Later by John Ziegler Challies: Money, Greed, and God The Iowa Republican: King Rules Out Gubernatorial Bid, Vows to Remain Engaged in the Debate Evangelical Outpost: Taxing Tiny Tim: California Raises Taxes for […]