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Ann Coulter's war

May 30, 2015 This week, iconoclastic master Ann Coulter released her new book, "Adios, America!" The book has already been labeled racist by the mainstream left, which fears her argument, and will undoubtedly be... more »»

Can I quell the smell?

May 29, 2015 Dear Heloise: I got a wonderful DRESSER from a neighbor. We did not smell any cigarette smoke when we received it. We painted it and put the drawers back in. more »»

A summer break from campus muzzling

May 29, 2015 WASHINGTON -- Commencement season brings a respite from the sinister childishness rampant on campuses. more »»

GOP presidential field: Many choices of the same flavor

May 29, 2015 WASHINGTON -- If the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey were running today's Republican Party, they could easily resolve its dilemma of having a dozen or more declared or prospective presidential... more »»

Student achievement, quality schools remain key sticking points

May 29, 2015 Adam has made it through another year at Iowa State with great grades. He is now studying journalism and media. He was able to apply for and got an internship with the Marshalltown Times-Republican. more »»

Traveling with little ones

May 28, 2015 It’s the time of year again when a lot of parents are thinking about “summer vacatio. more »»

Virginia's false 'centrist' advertising

May 28, 2015 The latest scorecard from the American Conservative Union is out, and the voters of Virginia might want to file a complaint about truth in advertising with the press corps. more »»

The War on Love

May 28, 2015 A lot of conservative religious leaders say people of faith are being “silenced” or “persecuted” here in the United States. They’ve sung that refrain for decades. more »»

News from Des Moines

May 28, 2015 The budget bills have been moved off the House floor and have been sent to Conference Committee where the Senate and House versions will be negotiated. more »»

What is wound care?

May 27, 2015 On any given day it is estimated that there are approximately 7 million people with an active wound. more »»

Can Hillary Clinton reverse the decline in Democratic turnout?

May 27, 2015 Bill Clinton won the presidency in 1992 by running as a different kind of Democrat from previous nominee. more »»

First quote Jesus; then punish the poor

May 27, 2015 Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker. more »»

Secrets of stress-free vacations with kids

May 26, 2015 Family vacations can be either delightful or disastrous — it depends greatly on your attitude and the care you devote to research and planning. Adjust your attitud. more »»

Community builders

May 26, 2015 In Genesis 2:18, God says, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” Thus, he creates the woman, making mankind male and femal. more »»

Police brutality can’t be fixed by African-American self-improvement

May 26, 2015 Maybe some people didn’t understand the question. more »»

Budget together!

May 25, 2015 Dear Dave, I have a question about budgeting. I give myself and my husband $150 a month each for blow money to be used on whatever we want. more »»

What the fall of Ramadi means

May 25, 2015 The fall of Ramadi, capital of Anbar, largest province in Iraq, after a rout of the Iraqi army by a few hundred ISIS fighters using bomb-laden trucks, represents a stunning setback for U.S. policy. more »»

Chris Christie channels Ralph Perk

May 25, 2015 History, just by what it selects to remember, can indeed be cruel. Consider, for example, Republican Ralph Perk, who, during the 1970s in heavily Democratic Cleveland, was elected mayor three times. more »»

Here's to the graduates!

May 24, 2015 Today we salute the Class of 2015 — these young men and women from Central Iowa who have worked dilligently, excelled academically and have showcased their talents in a variety of ways that we ca... more »»

Assortment of recipes

May 24, 2015 Today is just an assortment of recipes I have been saving. As I mentioned in previous columns, I love sauerkraut, so I have an old stand-by Sauerkraut Salad recipe. more »»



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