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Words, meaning and Ted Cruz

December 22, 2015 Ted Cruz should have an uphill battle for the Republican nomination. Many of the leading pundits, personalities, and legislative leaders identified with the right do not like Ted Cruz. more »»

Prayers aren’t enough for gun victims

December 22, 2015 Editors note: Leonard Pitts is on vacation. more »»

Last minute shopping

December 21, 2015 Dear Dave, I woke up this morning and realized I haven’t started Christmas shopping yet. more »»

Democrats’ 3rd-Term Blues

December 21, 2015 History tends to make Democrats nervous about the 2016 White House election. They know that since 1951 and the ratification of the 22nd Amendment to the U.S. more »»

America First — or World War III

December 21, 2015 “If you’re in favor of World War III, you have your candidate.” So said Rand Paul, looking directly at Gov. more »»

Cookies galore!

December 20, 2015 Oh so many cookie recipes and so little time left before Christmas. Let’s get baking. Snowballs 2 c. flour 1/2 tsp. salt Mix and set aside above ingredients. Blend: 3/4 c. butter 1/2 c. more »»

Times Ago

December 20, 2015 Dec. 20 • 10 years ago in 2005 Marshalltown High School swimmer Logan Frederick was ranked No. more »»

Fed rate hike sends dollar climbing

December 19, 2015 Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, announced Wednesday that the Fed was raising interest rates for the first time since 2006, taking the benchmark rate up by 0.25 percent. more »»

Attacking the truth

December 19, 2015 Among the many sad signs of our time are the current political and media attacks on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for speaking the plain truth on a subject where lies have been the norm for... more »»

On terrorism, Cruz has no idea

December 19, 2015 Terrorism is not going away. We saw that in the closing of the Los Angeles schools after what was deemed a “credible” threat. more »»

Traveling electronically

December 18, 2015 Dear Heloise: When my husband and I travel, at a minimum we take two cellphones, a tablet computer and an e-reader. more »»

Another false ‘turning point’ on climate

December 18, 2015 History, on the “right side” of which Barack Obama endeavors to keep us, has a sense of whimsy. more »»

Security dies where multiculturalism thrives

December 18, 2015 While Americans fret over Donald Trump’s plans to ban Muslim immigration to the United States temporarily thanks to the government’s inability to keep us safe, the government continues to prove its... more »»

Hillary says relatives of Benghazi heroes are liars

December 17, 2015 Our news media are so overwhelmingly obsequious to the Democrats that Hillary Clinton can imply the relatives of the Americans killed in Benghazi are liars on national TV, and no one in the press... more »»

Fear-mongering hurts us all

December 17, 2015 Representative Loretta Sanchez voiced the fears of a growing number of Americans when she spoke recently with Larry King as details about the San Bernardino shooters emerge. more »»

More Hillary chronicles

December 17, 2015 While the country has been fixated on Donald Trump's tormenting his Republican primary opponents and deeply concerned about the government's efforts to identify any confederates in the San... more »»

Proposed fixes on grading from ‘The Grade Doctor’

December 16, 2015 On Nov. 18, educators at Marshalltown Community School District hosted Ken O’Connor, an independent consultant on assessment, grading and reporting. more »»

This is no time for the soft rebuke

December 16, 2015 Earlier this week, I was wandering around a department store in suburban Cleveland, when a clerk spotted me and mercifully offered to help. more »»

Deines for President

December 16, 2015 My fellow Americans, I have decided to run for President of the United State. more »»

 
 
 

 

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