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Posted May 10, 2022in Morain

Iowans themselves could decide the state’s abortion status

Millions of Americans are now focused on the issue of abortion, after someone leaked a first draft of the U.S. Supreme Court’s apparent decision to repeal the nation’s guarantee of [...]

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Posted May 05, 2022in Morain

I’m a Rhubarbarian

Last Sunday, May 1, would have been my late brother Tom’s 75th birthday. He is much missed by his extended family members and many, many friends.  Tom was blessed with [...]

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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 March 22, 2022in Morain

When the state controls the media

Last week was Sunshine Week in the United States. It was not in Russia. The American Society of News Editors established Sunshine Week in 2005 to emphasize the importance of [...]

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Posted March 17, 2022in Morain

Making sense of Ukraine

I’m sitting here trying to write a column about Ukraine that makes sense. It’s hard to know where to start. A few nations are blessed, or cursed, to be situated [...]

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