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Posted April 29, 2022in Stray Thoughts

Abby’s rhetoric was embarrassingly misguided

A common refrain from Democrats during Donald Trump’s years in the presidency was that he was undermining public trust and confidence in our courts with his talk of judges being [...]

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Posted April 29, 2022in Morain

Will the American Constitution’s strength prevail?

The nation has seen fit to tweak the original document as times and sentiments have changed.  Are American political institutions strong enough to withstand the battering they’re taking today from [...]

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Posted April 29, 2022in Morain

Last Friday marked the 75th anniversary of one of the most signal days in the history of baseball

Last Friday marked the 75th anniversary of one of the most signal days in the history of baseball – in fact, in the history of American professional sports, and in [...]

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Posted April 29, 2022in Morain

Ineffable

Beethoven’s genius overcame his handicap, and he created most of his compendium of magnificent compositions within a silent world. The word “ineffable” means incapable of being described in words. It’s [...]

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Posted April 29, 2022in Stray Thoughts

Is it OK for teachers to push some views?

I’m confused.  Some of our political leaders seemed to be talking out of both sides of their mouths about why it is wrong for public school employees to engage in [...]

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Posted April 27, 2022in Just Released

All-natural competition features national & international bodybuilders in Des Moines

(Des Moines, IA) Washboard abs. Powerful quads. Beautiful backs. Drug free bodybuilding and fitness is coming to Des Moines! On Saturday, May 7th, Des Moines will again host the 28th [...]

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Posted April 26, 2022in Just Released

Bank Iowa hires Tim Guiter as Mortgage Loan Originator

(Altoona, Iowa – April 26, 2022) – Bank Iowa today announced it has appointed Tim Guiter as mortgage loan originator for the Altoona area. Guiter brings twelve years of experience [...]

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Posted April 25, 2022in Just Released

2022 Summer Dew Tour skateboard competition and festival returns to Des Moines, Iowa July 29 & 30

Free event to be held at Lauridsen Skatepark, the largest skatepark in the United States. Carlsbad, Calif. (April 25, 2022) — The annual Dew Tour pro skateboard competition and festival [...]

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Posted April 25, 2022in Just Released

Popcorn, Passports and Prizes

Celebrate Indie Bookstore Day by shopping local at central Iowa independent bookstores! Beaverdale Books has teamed up with Dog-Eared Books, Pageturners Bookstore, Racoon River Press, Reading in Public Bookstore + [...]

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Posted April 25, 2022in Just Released

Director of Des Moines Art Center to Retire in 2023

Jeff Fleming, longstanding director of the Des Moines Art Center, has announced he will retire in April 2023 DES MOINES, IA (April 2022) – After spending 25 years at the Des [...]

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