Posts Tagged ‘Mike Gronstal’

Spiker and Rand Paul

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

capitol dark

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



Kevin’s Korner: Rombo’s Revenge, Frecklepsy, and Newt Can’t Spell

Good morrow and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. I will praise any man that will praise me … The rest of you? You’ll get nothing and like it. The Des Moines Register is out with a new poll that shows Ron Paul, Mitt Romney a...
by Kevin Hall

Capitol Dome

Republicans Routed: Golding Loses, Personhood Fails and Unions Prevail

Republicans hope Election Night 2012 looks much better than the 2011 version. Iowa’s special senate election, along with ballot initiatives in Mississippi and Ohio resulted in defeats for conservatives. Iowa Democrats maintai...
by Kevin Hall



Golding, Mathis clash in first debate

MARION, Iowa—Candidates vying to be Iowa’s next state Senator clashed repeatedly in a free-ranging, hour-long debate tonight at Linn-Mar High School in front of an audience of about 100. Republican candidate Cindy Golding f...
by Jeff Patch