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$750 Billion, Who Cares?

$750 Billion, Who Cares? By Ed Flaherty In another wonderful example of bipartisan cooperation, the U.S. Senate on June 27 passed the National Defense Authorization Act by a vote of 86-8.  The headlines of all media, conservative and liberal, should … Continue reading

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Iowa's Carnival Of Militarism

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Steve Hanken wrote this letter to the editor in anticipation of the Great Jones County Fair where along with swine, poultry and cattle shows, a tractor pull, harness racing, 4-H presentations, a demolition derby and grandstand performances by … Continue reading

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Iowans Press Harkin for Diplomacy with Iran

DES MOINES– Jeffrey Weiss of the Catholic Peace Ministry led a delegation of 16 Iowans representing nine organizations in a meeting with representatives of Senator Tom Harkin’s staff on Jan. 18 to request Harkin publicly promote diplomacy with Iran. The … Continue reading

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