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Guest Column: Farmers make the best Senators

Guest Column: Farmers make the best Senators

As the loudest and proudest voice in Washington for renewable fuels, Chuck goes toe-to-toe with Big Oil and the federal bureaucracy to ensure Iowa farmers and renewable energy producers can continue leading the way for a clean environment, American energy independence and economic vitality in rural communities. He’s led the way in Congress and every White House since President George W. Bush: Don’t mess with the RFS.

Schumer Privately Admits Franken’s Senate Bid’s Toast

Schumer Privately Admits Franken’s Senate Bid’s Toast

Punchbowl Bowl News recently reported that in a private meeting with Democrat senators, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer admitted that Mike Franken wouldn’t win the Senate race against incumbent Sen. Chuck Grassley.

Franken has closely tied himself to President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats’ agenda. During a primary debate, Franken praised Biden for doing a “fabulous job” despite the president’s miniscule 27 percent approval rating among Iowans. He’s since come out in support of Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, which has garnered fierce criticism from Republicans for its provisions adding 87,000 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to increase audits and tax hikes on Americans making as little as $20,000.

Des Moines Register censors conservative authors

Des Moines Register censors conservative authors

The Des Moines Register’s editorial board has always been on the far left end of the spectrum, sometimes to the point of crazy. Still, it’s always been consistent in defending free speech and promoting the idea that open and diverse political debate is a good thing. ...

Axne marred in insider stock trading scandal, again

Axne marred in insider stock trading scandal, again

Rep. Cindy Axne is at the center of controversy after a recent New York Times investigation uncovered 13 financial transactions undertaken by Axne or her husband that could indicate conflicts of interest. The Times report uncovered trades in shares of Visa, Wells...

Parents’ Rights Matter

Parents’ Rights Matter

Look no further than the Des Moines Register’s attempt to defend the tragedy happening at the Linn Marr School District, which is not only endorsing the decision of middle schoolers to reject their biological sex, but even helping them keep their own parents in the dark.