Posts Tagged ‘Mike Gronstal’


Kevin’s Korner: Post-Election Depression; Winners and Losers

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Confucius say, “Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” We definitely fell on Tuesday. On the local, state and national level, Republicans wer...
by Kevin Hall

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Kevin’s Korner: Election Prediction Edition

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Well, here it is. What the world no one was waiting for. At long last, I r...
by Kevin Hall

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Senator Behn Explains Property Tax Reform Failures

Iowa Senate Republican Leader Jerry Behn explains why efforts to reform property taxes failed during the 2012 legislative session. Below is the email Behn sent Friday afternoon: 2012 was finally supposed to be the year to addre...
by Kevin Hall


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Kevin’s Korner: Striking Spiker, Convicts for Prez, and Swiss Miss

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. It looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue. Have you ever heard of A.J. Striker? … Me neither. But Rand Paul has. They were like brothers … Paul called RPI Cha...
by Kevin Hall


Polk GOP Convention: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Ugly: The repeated intrusions of several Ron Paul supporters at last weekend’s Polk County GOP convention has been well chronicled here at Although a few of the issues might have been honest misund...
by Kevin Hall


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Kevin’s Korner: Funnel Failures, Mitt-Paul Bromance, and Anchorman the Sequel

Welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Down we plunge to the prison of my mind. You’ve passed the point of no return. Funnel week came and went without much hubbub at the Iowa State House … For those of you in Lee County, funnel week...
by Kevin Hall