Archive : Politics

On My Honor

When I was a kid (I’m pushing 40, so that’s a not insignificant time ago) my Dad could do business […]

To the Iowa Democratic Party: Do Better

Hello, As a civic-minded Iowan, I have contacted my representatives at the state and federal level on multiple occasions. Apparently, […]

What we have wrought.

Politicians have been fanning these flames for years and now they’ve gotten burned. Democrats vs. Republicans. “Conservatives” vs. “Liberals”. These […]

Financial Democracy: What No One Else is Saying

There is a lot of talk lately about how or why we got into our current political predicament. Many seem […]

Don’t Read the Comments

Don’t read the comments. You hear that a lot these days on social media, forums, probably Reddit (though I don’t […]

I shouldn’t love this commercial…

But of course I do. Why “shouldn’t” I like it, you might ask. Because I should watch it and say […]

You Had One Job…

You are a busy person. You’ve got work. Maybe kids. Maybe kids who are in 15 different events that keep […]

Trump: The Best Argument for a Real Third Party?

So… that guy. He’s still polling strong. Still a real possibility that he gets the GOP nomination. I know, right? […]

What we’re really fighting.

A terrorist’s weapon is fear. Fear spread through pernicious ideas. Fear brought about by lies, half-truths and, unfortunately, sometimes by […]

“…your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. -Emma Lazarus That quote, penned by Emma […]