Opinion

06/20/2017 - 2:20pm
Another E3 has come and gone. The Electronic Entertainment Expo is the annual showcase of what gamers can look forward to for the next year and while this year's event may have been milder than ones in the past, there were still plenty of standouts and surprise announcements. Here are six of the most interesting games that were either announced or elaborated on during this year's show. A...
06/13/2017 - 5:36pm
The Golden Age       It's hard to believe how far Marvel Studios has come since 2008.      Once upon a time, in the early 2000's, characters like Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor were b-list heroes that had long since been overshadowed by Spider-Man and the X-Men. Today they are household...
06/13/2017 - 5:35pm
Good luck, California     An interesting letter appeared in the Wall Street Journal the other day. It compared a “single payer” healthcare system to the present so-called private system.     The socialistic system proposed in California would be funded partly through a 15 percent payroll tax. With a $57,...
06/13/2017 - 5:35pm
We must protect children and all vulnerable Iowans      Iowans are outraged over crises at the Iowa’s Department of Human Services that seem to come one after another—most recently with the death of 16-year-old Sabrina Ray, who had been adopted out of foster care and was being home-schooled when her body was found...
06/13/2017 - 5:34pm
Upmeyer attends U.S. Army War College     Rep. Linda Upmeyer Speaker of the House, Iowa House of Representatives participated in the U.S. Army War College 63rd annual National Security Seminar in Carlisle, Pa., June 5-8, 2017.     Upmeyer was one of 148 business, government, academic and community leaders selected...
06/06/2017 - 4:44pm
They did it. They finally did it. With "Wonder Woman," Warner Bros. has finally made an unquestionably good super-hero movie for the first time since Christopher Nolan was helming the Batman franchise. For the past six years Warner Bros.' attempts at crafting a DC Cinematic Universe to rival that of Marvel Studios has been met with...
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