Within the GOP, a war is brewing. Underneath our big tent, we have always had many factions (libertarians, paleoconservatives, etc.), which ha…
Let us start by first taking a quick look into the past at how pain made its way in the human psyche. Pain is a simple evolutionary trait developed to help us stir away from potentially threatening circumstances, an emotion that warns us that something should not be repeated.
I'm sure I'm not the only student who received the "invitation" to sign up for this month's blood drive. It's a wonderful thing, giving blood. "Just one donation can save three lives."
This week, die-hard conservatives flocked to Orlando, Florida, to attend the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to set agendas, meet with leadership and signal the direction of the Republican Party. This year's conference was closely observed as the party sits divided after an incredibly eventful election season.
The United States Senate acquitted Donald Trump after his impeachment trial. Again. The Democrats' aim, this time, was to disqualify Trump from running for president in 2024.
Our governor avoids mask mandates because, as she keeps repeating, Iowans do the right thing. I sure wish she would tell her Republican legislative colleagues that because they seem unconvinced. The Republican legislators believe many of us are intent on doing the wrong thing, spending our time creating ways for people to vote fraudulently. In 2017, Secretary of State Paul Pate said, ”It’s about the bad guys trying to mess with the system,” (Waterloo-Cedar Rapids Courier). Republicans sa…
When you hear the word “nuclear,” what comes to your mind first? Is it the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan and the end of World War II? Maybe you think of the historic meltdown at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and the resulting exclusion zone around Pripyat, Ukraine. Or, maybe you think of a clean, powerful energy source.