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September 15, 2016
Column: The Trumpification of Mike Pence
WASHINGTON -- Why does Mike Pence keep getting himself into such deplorable situations? Donald Trump's vice-presidential nominee went on CNN on Monday evening, trying to make hay from Hillary Clinton's calling half of Trump's backers racists and other "deplorables." But the appearance...
September 15, 2016 - 9:42pm
September 14, 2016
Column: Hillary's deplorable basket case
WASHINGTON -- She didn't want to say she was sick. Hillary Clinton, that is, who recently has suffered coughing fits followed Sunday by a near collapse during New York's 9/11 memorial ceremony. She left the ceremony early, claiming over-heatedness, and appeared to weave, lose her...
September 14, 2016 - 9:17pm
Column: On immigration, Clinton has been a tumbler
SAN DIEGO -- Having written about immigration for a quarter-century, I’ve heard more than my share of lies, contradictions and inconsistencies from elected officials in both parties. So it’s been extremely refreshing these last few weeks to see my colleagues in the media get...
September 14, 2016 - 9:16pm
September 13, 2016
Column: Donald Trump's war with the U.S. military
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump, who had five draft deferments, never had to fight in the jungles of Vietnam. But he had a different sort of war record, as he told radio host Howard Stern years ago: He slept with many women without getting STDs. "It is my personal Vietnam," he said....
September 13, 2016 - 9:44pm
September 12, 2016
Column: The glass ceiling isn't shattered yet
WASHINGTON -- There are many better reasons to oppose Donald Trump than his rampant sexism. But the brazenness of Trump's recent comments, and the not-so-subtle piling on by the Republican National Committee, demand some attention. The remarks are worth noting not only because of...
September 12, 2016 - 9:19pm
September 11, 2016
Column: Incident in Hangzhou
WASHINGTON -- The president of the United States lands with all the majesty of Air Force One, waiting to exit the front door and stride down the rolling staircase to the red-carpeted tarmac. Except that there is no rolling staircase. He is forced to exit — as one China expert put...
September 11, 2016 - 9:34pm
Column: The Capitol restoration left Congress just as useless
WASHINGTON -- The smell of fresh paint greeted lawmakers reacquainting themselves with their workplace after their seven-week break. The scaffolding was coming down, revealing a gleaming dome and, underneath it, restored friezes, oil paintings and statues. The Capitol has been returned...
September 11, 2016 - 9:31pm
September 9, 2016
Column: Technology adds to excitement in District 518
By Barry Fischer, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- Monday, Aug. 29 came and the hallways of the Worthington were filled with excited voices. No, it wasn’t the students, but instead it was the teachers of District 518. The teachers received training and inspiration from Kevin Honeycutt....
September 9, 2016 - 9:08pm
Column: Cashing in on presidential prestige
WASHINGTON -- The president, as he prepared to leave office, was dead broke. So broke, in fact, that he had to take out a loan to get him through the transition. Bill Clinton in 2001? No, Harry Truman in 1953 -- and the resemblance ends there. Back then, although Truman had only...
September 9, 2016 - 9:04pm
September 8, 2016
Column: Kool-Aid, cheese curds and an escape from Trump
FALCON HEIGHTS -- The sight of Percherons makes me happy. So do deep-fried cheese curds, newborn lambs and those designer chickens with feathery pompom anklets, and then you enter the Horticulture Building and see pumpkins the size of studio apartments, large enough to house a man...
September 8, 2016 - 9:54pm
September 7, 2016
Column: If animals could vote
WASHINGTON -- The animal kingdom will have lost one of its staunchest defenders when the Oval Office is abandoned by Barack Obama, who through a series of critical, administrative rulemakings has done more to protect animals than any other president in recent memory. This will be...
September 7, 2016 - 9:33pm
Column: Trump wants you to trust him -- blindly
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump just renewed his vow of opacity. Asked by ABC News's David Muir on Monday afternoon whether he'd be releasing his income-tax returns, as every other major-party presidential nominee has done for 40-plus years, Trump brushed off the inquiry. "I think...
September 7, 2016 - 9:31pm
September 6, 2016
Column: Reaching out statewide, year in and year out
Q: Why do you hold meetings in every county, every year? A: When Iowans first elected me to the U.S. Senate, I made the decision that I would do whatever it took to make representative government work and to keep in touch with my constituents. One of my priorities is holding meetings...
September 6, 2016 - 9:44pm
Column: America’s melting pot is under assault — from the left as much as the right
WASHINGTON -- The prediction was supposed to sound ominous. But to many listeners, it just sounded delicious. “My culture is a very dominant culture, and it’s imposing and it’s causing problems,” warned Marco Gutierrez, founder of Latinos for Trump, in an MSNBC interview last...
September 6, 2016 - 9:43pm
Column: Trump reverts to his xenophobic self
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump has warned us about those Mexican rapists. Apparently the country also has body snatchers. The Republican presidential nominee immigrated briefly to Mexico on Wednesday for a hastily arranged visit with the leader of the country he has made his No. 1 scapegoat....
September 6, 2016 - 9:05pm