Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 6 Feb 2016 08:20:19 EDTSat, 6 Feb 2016 08:20:19 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGold bugs are buyinghttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/598004.htmlGold prices exploded to a three-month high on Friday, pushing over $1,160 per ounce. Gold has been climbing as U.S. Federal Reserve members signaled that interest rates are likely to stay low for a whil.Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTRandom thoughtshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/598005.htmlRandom thoughts on the passing scene: Will this November's presidential election come down to a choice between a felon and a pied piper? People who call Barack Obama a lame duck president seem not to have noticed that he is exercising more power...Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTAnd the Oscar for most stunning actress goes to ...http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/598006.htmlWe are here not to discuss the complex #OscarsSoWhite controversy but to address another sore point with perhaps similar origins: the #OscarsSoGorgeous phenomeno.Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTAnother week finished in Des Moineshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/598007.htmlWeek 4 of the session is complete.Sat, 6 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTToo many choices?http://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/597946.htmlOver the years I have noticed how parenting has changed significantly; good in a lot of ways but I see many who are trying to be their child's "friend" instead of a parent. Of course you want your child to not only love you but to also "like" you.Thu, 4 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT