Wednesday October 26, 2016
10/04/2016 - 2:51pm
When to reboot
The new television season is starting to ramp up, and while I'll probably get to a more comprehensive review of this year's offerings, there are a couple in particular that have caught my attention. In the ongoing train wreck that has been 2016, the television industry decided to throw a bitter...
09/27/2016 - 3:04pm
So when is a good time to protest?
People are dying. Cities are burning. So why are people still talking about these NFL National Anthem protests?
When I first heard about Colin Kaepernick and his quiet protest of the systematic violence against black people, I didn't pay it much attention. I...
09/20/2016 - 4:37pm
After these messages
The world runs on advertising.
Not just newspapers, though I greatly appreciate our advertisers and the money that allows us to sell these papers at such reasonable subscription rates (renew today!). Pretty much anything that lots of people will look at inevitably ends up the...
09/13/2016 - 4:53pm
Fifty years of progress
Fifty years ago last week, a new television series hit the airwaves. In the episode, a routine medical check-up turns deadly when the characters are attacked by a shape shifting monster looking to feed off the salt content of their bodies.
It wasn't the greatest science...
09/06/2016 - 5:16pm
The state’s privatized Medicaid program underwent its first quarterly review last week in the Iowa Senate. On Monday, August 29, the Senate’s Health Policy Oversight committee held their first meeting, where they looked over data from the rollout and heard comments from health service providers and Medicaid...