We owe it to the countless veterans, families, and Americans who have been touched by our wars to be honest with each other about the true costs of war before we send our best and brightest off to war again.
It is looks like this that not only keep me inspired, but also remind me that you don't have to go to the coast to find great fashion. It is right her in the heart of Iowa.
This tour will travel to smaller rural and suburban cities to visit college campuses and high schools. In the week leading up to each performance, the creative team of actors and director will work in the community with an outreach program designed exclusively for this production.
It's time to take legislative action to place regularity constraints on the shapes of districts; this would work better to combat gerrymandering than the current requirements for contiguity and population balance.
I argue that making English the official language in the United States or any state is about as necessary as establishing popcorn as the official snack at movie theaters. People will eat popcorn whether or not we codify it as "official,"
It is not a style and form of agriculture suited to the farmers around my village in England, although it might be appropriate, in part, to East Anglia. But it does seem to suit Iowa and it is highly productive and, in many respects, environmentally sustainable.
El Bait Shop in Des Moines claims that it's the only 1970s nautical-themed Mexican BBQ restaurant in America. This is probably true.
Before the flood, I would have told my child that place doesn't matter. That you are you and the place you stand is just a changing backdrop, irrelevant to what you become. But now, I know that is not true.
Democrats are returning the mail ballots at a lower rate than Republicans, leading to wide disparities among the ballots that have been cast compared to the ballots that are still sitting on kitchen tables across the country.
The conventional wisdom is that the betting markets are pointing to the re-election of the president while the polls apparently have Mitt Romney as the narrow favorite. So what's the evidence?
Everyone wants to know who is winning. There is still ample time for conditions to change, but it will be increasingly difficult to do so as more votes pour in.
Sounds vaguely pornographic, huh? I did some research on the Romney & Obama field operation for my regular appearance with Jennifer Granholm's War Ro...
It was the summer of 1997. Bill Clinton was president, Hanson was everything, and I was seven years old. My family was on a seemingly endless road trip throughout the Midwest and that August day we were in Iowa.
George McGovern lived these core ideals of the American Republic, acting in the tradition of Jefferson and the Enlightenment. And he lived them in dramatic action, in some of the most turbulent times of American history.
Now with over 3 million people voting across the country, the campaigns are spinning the early vote. Here are my takeaways so far.
If the Obama campaign can deliver the ground game and turn in victories in at least one of the three major states -- or wins in the smaller swing states -- then the numbers will add up to a victory.