El Bait Shop in Des Moines claims that it's the only 1970s nautical-themed Mexican BBQ restaurant in America. This is probably true.
One of the many reasons that the conservative movement is in such deep trouble is that those who were wrong about this election will suffer no consequences and those who knew the truth will receive no benefit.
It shouldn't be an arduous endeavor to cast your vote in this country. Why are Republicans so defiant in letting citizens vote? They claim to be the party of values and virtue, which is quite the feigned juxtaposition.
Here are all the swing states with the predictions for who will take them.
The election is so close it can be counted in hours. In Cincinnati, it feels like the Obama campaign's work is largely done.
The consensus is that this presidential election may all come down to Ohio and a few other "swing" states, as it did in 2000 and 2004. If there are any voting irregularities to be found this time around, Ohio will be the place to look first.
By November 7, we will have determined the course of the domestic and foreign policies of a global superpower. Very soon thereafter all will forget us, and then in four years wonder again why we are so fickle.
It's true that a small faction of undecided voters truly do not make up their minds until Election Day -- but for such a small portion of a state's electorate to matter, the polls need to already be a toss-up.
... is a vote to complete the takeover of America by big corporations. Consider the old-fashioned American notion of Justice.
Polls released in the second half of the week generally suggested a slight uptick in Obama support, in the national popular vote, battleground states and the Electoral College forecast.
When Victoria Woodhull was nominated for President of the United States by the Equal Rights Party in 1872, she did not expect to win. Indeed, she did not receive any electoral votes. What this imperfect and brave woman from Ohio did do, however, is refuse to consent.
Here's another reason why Ohio is so crucial to Mr. Romney and President Obama: No Republican has ever won the White House without carrying Ohio; while John Kennedy in 1960 was the last Democrat to secure the presidency without carrying the Buckeye state.
As a nation whose prosperity and well-being has always been tied to natural resources, Americans love the outdoors. A poll this past July found that 80 percent of us even believe that conservation is downright patriotic.
There's mounting fall-out from reports, first broken by The Free Press, that a Mitt Romney-linked company owns the Hart Intercivic voting machines used in key counties in Colorado, Ohio and other states. The stories have stoked new fears about a "stolen" election.
In 2010, computer scientists from the University of Michigan and Princeton hacked a touch-screen voting machine, installing the video game Pac-Man. Could comparable voting systems in Ohio be subverted to alter the presidential vote tally?