Tag Archives: drought

Is Iowa Prepared For A Megadrought?

State Senator Joe Bolkcom, member of the natural resources and environment committee, spoke last Tuesday at the capitol about environmental issues. “Is there anything related to the environment you would like to see covered in greater detail?” I asked. “There … Continue reading

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The Courtney Report

Our state faces a critical question this spring: What’s the best way to expand affordable health care to more Iowans? Our choice is between expanding Medicaid or continuing IowaCare. Expanding Medicaid is the right choice, and it is probably our … Continue reading

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The Next Disaster Could Be Yours

Once more we have a guest post from Larry Hodgden of Tipton. Larry is a retired Viet Nam era veteran of the USAF. He and his wife of 40 years, Sharon, have three children and seven grandchildren who keep him very … Continue reading

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Chuck Todd Calls Out Branstad For Lying About Welfare Work Requirements- Hint: They’re Still There


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Have I Gone To Hell?

I am writing this on Monday as it crosses my heat weary mind. Over the years, many folks have invited me to take a trip south, to a place called Hell. I have graciously declined knowing that our travel budget is … Continue reading

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