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Why is Woke Big Tech secretly trying to change Iowa’s electric grid?

Why is Woke Big Tech secretly trying to change Iowa’s electric grid?

The spokesperson for the group, R.G. Schwarm, spent the better part of an hour talking about how Iowans want more competition in the electricity markets but then he went on to say his group wasn’t actually pushing for competition for Iowans. Instead, the group was just making the case that its “large energy user” members should be able to break away from Iowa’s electric grid and leave Iowa ratepayers picking up the bill.

Mailbag: Mike Franken Does Not Take Military Sexual Assault Seriously

Mailbag: Mike Franken Does Not Take Military Sexual Assault Seriously

Mike Franken stated in a 2021 Intercept article that unreported sexual crimes in Africa between 2010 and 2020 was a partisan attack. As a source in that article, I can attest the article was written to highlight problems of how the military dealt with sexual assault. There was no partisan agenda whatsoever. At the time, Mr. Franken was months away from announcing his eventual bid for the U.S. Senate.

Joni Ernst: The “Dae Way”: Honoring our veterans at this year’s Ruck, Roast & Ride.

Joni Ernst: The “Dae Way”: Honoring our veterans at this year’s Ruck, Roast & Ride.

Here in Iowa, we love our veterans, and as a combat veteran myself, I try to find unique ways to honor and support these heroes. That’s one reason why we added a ruck march to our day of activities this year. A ruck march is a common military training exercise where you carry a weighted pack — better known as a ruck sack — and walk in honor of the fallen and all of our servicemembers and veterans.

Where is Rob Sand? Not with Deidre DeJear

Where is Rob Sand? Not with Deidre DeJear

Rob Sand—Iowa’s hunting, breakfast pizza tweeting male model of a state auditor—has been barnstorming the state over the last few months, meeting with voters and appearing with other Democratic candidates up and down the ticket. But not Deidre Dejear. Sand has...