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Love To Vote

Why does this society continue to throw rocks at poor people? Continue reading

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Wedding Bells In The Future

It’s going to be a very blue session if time is spent on energy-wasting issues such as judge impeachment, maneuvering in the Senate to get germane amendments to bring up a resolution that will provide for a constitutional amendment to write discrimination into Iowa’s Constitution, and other silly little games that do not address the real problems in this state, such as high unemployment rates, top-heavy school administrations, and an escalating usage of drugs and alcohol, without any meaningful and successful exit plan. Continue reading

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1995

I saw a beam of light through the pessimism. Continue reading

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As a Matter of Fact

One reason why the issue of the death penalty has not popped up in major newscasts or other media accounts, nor should it, is that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to execute a minor. Continue reading

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This Year’s Missing Argument

The lack of proving who’s tougher on crime this election cycle might indicate that Iowa has passed all the laws necessary to deal with every crime imaginable, or that Iowa’s punishments for crimes are just, or perhaps all the nasty perpetrators are locked up and can no longer offend society. Continue reading

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