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High School Apologizes For Students Wearing Red, White, And Blue At Basketball Game

Matt Vespa, Patriotism Is Problematic. Here’s another reason why Trump won the election. Patriotism is somehow problematic and the latest incident occurred in Iowa, where students wore red, white, and blue that triggered the opposing team, which had players from families who are refugees. I’m not making this up (via WHOtv): The Valley High School-Des

Trump offers Iowa Gov. Brandstad ambassador to China post,

President-elect Donald Trump has offered the key post of U.S. Ambassador to China to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, two GOP sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Fox News early Wednesday.  Branstad met with Trump at Trump Tower in New York Tuesday afternoon. When reporters asked Branstad if Trump had offered him a job

Iowa Poll: Trump opens 7-point lead over Clinton

Donald Trump has surged to a 7-point lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among Iowa voters, firmly establishing the Republican presidential nominee as the favorite to win the state’s six electoral votes on Tuesday. Trump is the top choice for 46 percent of Iowans who have already cast a ballot or plan to do so on

A Message From a Heartland Pastor on How Trump Kept a Promise

Bethany Blankley,  Pastor Terry Amann of Des Moines, Iowa, is no stranger to politics. He’s been involved in politics and pro-life activism for decades. Most recently, he was a formidable influence in the last three presidential races. One Iowa State Senator just last week remarked that he is the “most influential pastor in politics in

Outrage In Iowa Over Obama ‘DREAMer’ Who Killed 12-Year-Old Girl

David Paulin, The open borders agenda claims another victim. He is not the sort of illegal immigrant “DREAMer” that President Obama would recruit as a poster boy for his open-borders agenda. Fernando Lopez Aguilar, after all, was not a high school valedictorian or college-bound scholarship recipient, like the handful of such students that the media love to

In heartland Iowa, Trump vows to help farmers, urban minorities alike

Donald Trump walked a political tightrope Saturday — promising in heartland Iowa to help farmers across the country by cutting taxes and federal regulations while continuing his stark appeal to potentially disaffected minority voters in U.S. inner cities. “We are going to end this war on the American farmer,” Trump told the crowd at Iowa

Shame On The Supreme Court For Making A Mockery Of The First Amendment

John W. Whitehead, Rutherford Institute “The vitality of civil and political institutions in our society depends on free discussion… It is only through free debate and free exchange of ideas that government remains responsive to the will of the people and peaceful change is effected. The right to speak freely and to promote diversity of

Michigan may be the GOP’s best answer to the ˜war on women’

George Will DETROIT  Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former Michigan secretary of state Terri Lynn Land might end this GOP

16,000 Iowans float in ObamaCare limbo

According to the Des Moines Register, the current status of about 16,000 Iowa residents stands at: IRKED.  Some of them may already have upgraded their alert status to PEEVED.  Consider the example of CROSS (Chronic ObamaCare Snafu Syndrome) sufferer Bill Douglas, who desperately requires eye surgery for glaucoma: Douglas thought he’d finally have health insurance this week