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Stripping bare the arguments against marriage equality

May 19, 2015 Bias can’t justify denying anyone the right to equal constitutional protection. What’s the marriage equality debate really about? Proponents see it as a question of equality. more »»

Gathering in Atlanta

May 19, 2015 A surreal moment passed for me this week with several press reports about presidential candidates heading to Atlanta in August this year. more »»

Luis Lang discovers GoFundMe’s much worse than Obamacare

May 19, 2015 Luis Lang would like you to send him some money. He has taken to GoFundMe (gofundme.com/s78e9w), the crowd-funding website, trying to raise $30,000. Lang, who is 49 and lives in Fort Mill, S.C. more »»

Gathering in Atlanta

May 19, 2015 A surreal moment passed for me this week with several press reports about presidential candidates heading to Atlanta in August this year. more »»

Out of step with the baby steps

May 18, 2015 Dear Dave, My husband and I have been following your plan. We just paid cash for our new home after selling the old one, so we’re out of the Baby Steps. more »»

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ leaves ‘Mad Max’ in the dust

May 18, 2015 LOS ANGELES — The ladies of “Pitch Perfect 2” hit all the right notes opening weekend, amassing a $70.3 million debut, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday. more »»

Our next Mideast war — Syria

May 18, 2015 Jeb Bush has spent the week debating with himself over whether he would have started the war his brother launched on Iraq. more »»

Focus acquires new Tom Ford film

May 18, 2015 CANNES, France — Tom Ford’s second film has been acquired by Focus Features in the biggest sale yet at Cannes. more »»

Surviving graduation day

May 18, 2015 It’s graduation time once again. And by some unwritten but strictly enforced law of nature, every graduation must have a speaker. more »»

‘Mad Men,’ comes to an end

May 18, 2015 NEW YORK — “Mad Men” will end its glorious run tonight not with a bang or a whimper, but a resolution that rang true to the spirit of the series. more »»

Boosting quality in every Iowa classroom

May 18, 2015 Iowa is among the first states to create a teacher leadership system designed to boost student achievement, increase teaching expertise and raise the status of the teaching professio. more »»

Records offer view into Affleck’s ancestor

May 18, 2015 SAVANNAH, Ga. — A family death in 1858 left Ben Affleck’s great-great-great grandfather with legal custody of his mother-in-law’s most valuable property — her slaves. more »»

A privilege and an honor

May 17, 2015 There’s no question that doom and gloom sells newspapers. It’s also often the lead story on area, national and cable television, radio broadcasts and on the internet. more »»

Well, look who thinks he’s a BIG man!

May 17, 2015 Looks like Jeb Bush thinks he’s too good to come down to the Iowa Straw Poll in favor of attending The RedState Gathering in Atlanta. more »»

Talk about your family joy rides

May 17, 2015 After moving to a new house, the ride to and from our daycare provider has gotten measurably longer by a factor of 12 ounces of juice or two cheese cracker packages, give-or-take 12-14 fruit snac. more »»

The left is so wrong on trade

May 16, 2015 The left’s success in denying President Obama fast-track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ugly to behold. The case put forth by a showboating Se. more »»

Racial Quota Punishment

May 16, 2015 Editors note: Thomas Sowell is on vacation and will return with a new column next week If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between... more »»

Why Iowa students need more STEM opportunities

May 16, 2015 As a career educator who has spent most of my occupation teaching, I’ve seen how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) benefit students of all ages. more »»

Metals Shine

May 16, 2015 Silver and platinum exploded higher this week as the value of the U.S. dollar suffered from a relentless pounding to its lowest level in four months. more »»

Double dog dare

May 15, 2015 Dear Heloise: It is better to have TWO DOGS. Dogs are alone most of the day, and they want a companion. more »»

 
 
 

 

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