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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Hillary Clinton ‘doesn’t really answer’ question about ‘her white privilege’ from Drake University student

photo/ donkey hotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Hillary Clinton was asked at an Iowa Democratic forum to give an example of how her “white privilege” has benefited her in life. “Can you tell us what the term More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, October 12th, 2015
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Sue Thayer: Planned Parenthood views ‘a woman’s body as a profit center’

Former Planned Parenthood abortion clinic manager Sue Thayer testified before Congress about the abuses she saw during her time at Planned Parenthood, detailing how Planned Parenthood pushed her clinic into doing More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 20th, 2015

‘Maze Runner’ Fans Rejoice as ‘The Scorch Trials’ Will Be Here Soon

Is it just me, or does it seem like every year a new young adult trilogy is converted into another summer blockbuster? It not only seems that way, it’s the truth. Hot on the heels of The Hunger Games and Divergent More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Polk County, Iowa reports dramatic increase in syphilis

The health department for the most populous county in Iowa is reporting the most cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis than it’s seen at any point in the past 20 years. Darkfield microscopy More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 29th, 2013

Des Moines cryptosporidium outbreak case count at 68, linked to swimming pools

The Hawkeye State is battling it’s third gastrointestinal disease outbreak of the summer and it’s another parasite. The Des Moines Register reports today that The Polk County Department of Public Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 4th, 2013

Polk County, Iowa reports a 420 percent increase in syphilis

The most populous county in the Hawkeye State has reported some staggering statistics concerning the sexually transmitted infection known as “The Great Imitator”, according to a KCCI 8 report Monday. Treponema More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Massive snowstorm causes canceled flights, 25 vehicle pile up and a few deaths

A widespread snowstorm moved across the Midwest on Thursday, delaying flights and causing a fatal 25 vehicle pileup in Iowa. Iowa and Wisconsin report getting a foot of snow and the storm is expected to moved slowing More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Joe Scarborough echoes my political transformation

I enjoyed Joe Scarborough’s books and respect his comments, especially his voice on MSNBC, but I never thought I’d find or hear my story through a former member of Congress. While wandering around Target More...

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