F. X. Ryan

Axne Can’t Shake Claims She Wants to Abolish ICE

Cindy Axne, the Democrat candidate for Congress in the 3rd Congressional district, released a statement on the murder of…

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Hubbell Posing as Champion of Public Education

In a move, which surprised no one, the Political Action Committee of the Iowa State Education Association endorsed Fred…

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The Applicability of the “Biden Rule”

No sooner had Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement than Cryin’ Chuck Schumer, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate,…

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Senate GOP Fails to Claw Back Tiniest Fraction of Omnibus Spending

Thanks to two defectors—Sen. Susan Collins (ME) and Sen. Richard Burr (NC)—, the “Republican” Senate on Wednesday (20 June)…

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President Trump Cancels War Games with South Korea

One of the arguments made by those backing Donald Trump over one of the 16 other Republican hopefuls was…

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Five Good Choices for Secretary of Agriculture

There is no Republican seeking the nomination for either State Treasurer or Attorney General in the primary next Tuesday…

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NFL Punts On Anthem

On Wednesday (23 May), at their annual spring meeting in Atlanta, NFL owners voted to require players and team…

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Paul Ryan Loses Dust-Up with House Chaplain

Speaker Paul Ryan has so bungled an attempt to replace the House Chaplain that he has given up on…

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Speaker Ryan Now Marking Time

Like virtually every thought he ever thunk, Paul Ryan’s plan, announced a little over a week ago not to…

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Every Man Can Win

I was surprised recently to learn about an ad put out by a group called “Farmers for Free Trade,”…

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