Tag Archives: Video

Sally Mason outrage glosses over cultural reality

I had the pleasure last night to catch up with a western Iowa friend and colleague who said he would like to read my take on the recent controversy surrounding University of Iowa President Sally Mason. And since I’ve taken a few day of vacation this week, there’s no excuse for my not indulging him […]

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ICYMI: Joni Ernst offers SOTU video response

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, a Red Oak Republican seeking the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate, filed her own video response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Ernst, the only woman among a congested field of GOP candidates for the seat being vacated by Tom Harkin, currently serves as an assistant Republican leader in […]

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Sunday Linkfest & Earworm

Since so many seem to think that the cultural battles involving contraception are a newer edition to the political landscape, this week’s earworm is none other than the amazing Loretta Lynn, who wrote and sang this song in 1975 even if most radio stations at the time refused to air it. … All these years […]

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2012 Nomination Calendar

Al Jazeera America premieres 2012 Iowa Caucus flick

The blog for cable station Al Jazeera America is all abuzz with the Sunday premiere of a documentary on the Republican half of the 2012 Iowa Caucus. With never-before seen glimpses of the candidates and with longer scenes that offer context to the moments that helped define the race, CAUCUS re-introduces viewers to the remarkable […]

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Sunday Linkfest & Earworm

This week’s earworm is courtesy of one of my personal favorites, Anya Marina. This is “All the Same To Me.” I’d be remiss if I didn’t (re)start my traditional Sunday offering without acknowledging the messages of support and notes of dismay that have come my way since I began posting here again. I was actually […]

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