Tag Archives: Iowa Legislature

Invasion of the Judicial and Legislative Branches

On Monday, July 16, Governor Terry Branstad issued a commutation to 38 of Iowa’s lifers.  That group of lifers consists of those felons who are serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for crimes they committed as … Continue reading

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“Lead Is Poison Coalition: Ammunition Myth vs. Reality”

Lead is toxic; lead kills eagles, vultures, hawks, and other raptors. It’s easily preventable by using alternative shot. Continue reading

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Screens Work Both Ways

My mother didn’t believe in preschool.  So, instead of participating in graham crackers and milk—followed by naptime, my days at age three to four were spent sitting in on adult meetings.  I started out quietly reciting my ABC’s at the … Continue reading

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