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Bernie overtakes Hillary in Iowa: “It’s not the polls. It’s the issues.”

Politico reports that Bernie Sanders has overtaken Hillary Clinton in Iowa. Sean Faircloth’s commentary (originally posted on Facebook and posted here with permission) on the matter very much resonated with me: I’ve not commented about polls this year. I’ve not attacked Hillary and often complimented her. My early and continuing admiration for Sanders has to […]

On political optics, dangerous precedent …

On political optics, dangerous precedent, avoiding looking like a friend to child molesters, and how journalism works I was heartened to read Rep. Brian Jones’ opinion piece about the dangerous precedent set by the passing of LD 576 [Resolve to Protect Concealed Handgun Permit Information on a Temporary Basis]. He wrote: I won’t write about […]