Travis Fischer

02/03/2016 - 11:06am
After months of enduring phone calls, commercials and door-to-door campaign supporters, Iowans across the state gathered to fulfill their role as the first-in-the-nation caucus on Monday, Feb. 1.      Arriving at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building, Democratic caucusgoers were divided among seven precincts and asked to choose which of the three Democratic presidential...
02/03/2016 - 10:58am
Play time is over in Oregon   It’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt.      Like much of America, I’ve been deriving amusement from the ongoing standoff between the federal government and the group of militia men holded up at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.      It’s been fun...
01/26/2016 - 2:43pm
     Though it seems like the 2016 presidential election has been underway since November of 2014, next week’s Iowa caucuses will officially kick off the nomination process for the upcoming general election.      Democrats and Republicans alike have been touring the state looking to shore up support for...
01/26/2016 - 1:29pm
Boldly going where copyright law hasn't gone before      A column about copyright law and Star Trek? Is it Christmas again?!      Actually, this is a column I’ve been wanting to write since around Christmas, but haven’t had a chance to until now.      It probably won...
01/19/2016 - 1:43pm
Political realities      What a week for politics. Along with yet another Republican primary debate, last week saw the final State of the Union Address from President Barack Obama.      Watching both in close proximity, one has to wonder if these people really do live on the same planet.    ...
01/12/2016 - 11:57am
A lotto philosophy      So I was planning on finishing my list of anticipated movies for this year, but this Powerball thing has given me a better topic. Something I’ve been meaning to touch on for a while now.      As of this writing, the Powerball jackpot is approaching a record $1.3 billion. That...
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