Posts Tagged ‘Republicans’
 

 

What America is President Obama Leading? It’s Not The One I Know

By Craig Robinson President Obama’s second inaugural address was full of beautiful words, and it was impeccably delivered.  President Obama will no doubt go down in the annals of history as one of the great modern-day orator...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Branstad’s Push for Property Tax Reform More Likely Now That State Has Surplus

By Craig Robinson When Governor Terry Branstad took office in January of 2011, the state’s unemployment rate stood at 6.1 percent. Today, Iowa’s unemployment rate is at 4.9 percent, the lowest it has been in four years. In ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Gas tax Increase Has Support, But Will the Legislature Act?

By Craig Robinson Hope springs eternal at the beginning of every new legislative session.  New legislators are sworn in, friends and colleagues are reunited, and proposals, both young and old, all receive new life. Some propos...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Conservatives Can Be Their Own Worst Enemy in Gun Debate

By Craig Robinson Earlier this week, I offered Republicans some advice on how to manage the difficult times in which we find ourselves.  No matter what they say or what they do, the media seems to find fault regardless of the ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Despite Deal, America Still Stands At The Edge of the Fiscal Cliff

By Craig Robinson Despite my attempt to take a break from politics over the holidays, the news surrounding the fiscal cliff debate is/was inescapable.  Text alerts and emails kept me updated on the situation on New Years Eve....
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Romney, Obama deliver closing arguments in Dubuque

DUBUQUE, Iowa — President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney converged in Dubuque Saturday during the closing stretch of the presidential campaign to sway a shrinking segment of swing voters in Iowa and neighboring Wisconsin. ...
by Jeff Patch