09/27/2016 - 3:02pm
Wind energy is an economic success story in Iowa
Innovative energy has been a hallmark of the Iowa economy in recent years. Geography, natural resources and a strong agricultural heritage have positioned us for success in the industry. The Legislature actively supports the growth of Iowa’s homegrown energy...
09/20/2016 - 4:40pm
The people v. public records
How Iowa’s public records handling can jeopardize the rights of individuals
The Des Moines Register recently reminded us all about the fragility of constitutional practices in our society.
In an article last week, the Register confirmed that newspaper...
09/20/2016 - 4:38pm
Principles vs. Compromises
To the editor:
When should we stand for our principles and values, and when do we compromise? Or, do we have to give up one for the other?
I hear some people say, “I will have to hold my nose and vote for the lesser of two evils.” I’m being told if 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...
09/20/2016 - 4:36pm
I am constantly bombarded with email forwards about the dastardly deeds and potential dangers of Islamic extremism and other foreign interlopers.
A wall on the Mexican border has become the popular solution. This will supposedly protect American workers from the unfair competition of...