Author Archives: Paul Deaton

Glenn Hurst Announces For U.S. Senate

DR. GLENN HURST ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR THE U.S. SENATE MINDEN, Iowa, July 29, 2021—Today Dr. Glenn Hurst of Minden announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Hurst, a physician and health administrator in Pottawattamie County, cites the impact of healthcare … Continue reading

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Doing The Right Thing

Governor Kim Reynolds has neither the bandwidth nor expertise to manage the coronavirus pandemic. I didn’t vote for her, yet that is cold comfort. As COVID-19 cases increase in Iowa, and in all 50 states, her latest statement is evidence … Continue reading

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Democrat Dave Muhlbauer Kicks Off 99-County Tour

US Senate Candidate Dave Muhlbauer Announces First Leg of 99-County Tour MANILLA, Iowa — Democrat Dave Muhlbauer today announced that he’ll kick-off of his first 99 county tour of Iowa this Friday, July 30th. Muhlbauer is a fifth-generation family farmer, … Continue reading

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Niazy, Hale, Warnagiris And Our Endless War

Veteran Decries Inconsistent Justice by Ed Flaherty The story of Zalmay Niazy of Iowa Falls has been well-publicized.  He was an interpreter for U.S. forces in Afghanistan for several years, has lived in Iowa Falls for several years, where he … Continue reading

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What Work Will We Do?

Conventional wisdom is there is a worker shortage in Iowa. “Companies are really at a tipping point with respect to their workforce,” Iowa Business Council Executive Director Joe Murphy said in an interview with Perry Beeman of Iowa Capitol Dispatch. … Continue reading

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Liz Mathis Announces For U.S. House

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Loebsack Endorses Finkenauer For U.S. Senate

Abby Finkenauer Earns Endorsement of Congressman Dave Loebsack Cedar Rapids — Yesterday Abby Finkenauer, candidate for U.S. Senate, was endorsed by former Congressman Dave Loebsack. “Abby is one of the hardest workers I have ever seen, and I don’t say … Continue reading

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Reasons To Source Food Locally

The author’s garden yield on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Despite near drought conditions most of this growing season, our garden is producing the best crop I can remember. Our ability to irrigate is most of that. I’m also becoming a … Continue reading

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Laundering Face Masks–Again

Laundering home sewn face masks is back on the to-do list. It looks like we’ll need them. On Monday I wrote we are not really taming the coronavirus in Iowa or in the United States as a whole. Too many … Continue reading

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EXTRA! Finkenauer Announces For U.S. Senate

Abby Finkenauer for U.S. Senate announcement video Abby Finkenauer Announces Campaign for U.S. Senate: Finkenauer Promises to Take Blue-Collar Values to Washington To Fight For Iowa Families Cedar Rapids, Iowa (July 22, 2021) — Today, Abby Finkenauer, the daughter of … Continue reading

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