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In the midst of being flooded this week with political letters to the editor, I still want to focus on our big news. Yet while on the subject of political letters to the editor, hopefully our readers … more
Editor: Every two years we encounter the same problem, our favorite TV shows are not any fun to watch because of all the campaign ads. If you are a Republican such as I am or somebody that … more
Editor: Election Day is near. There is no doubt that the direction of this nation’s future will be determined by this vote of the people. We are a nation founded with a “government of the … more
Editor: What behavior do most fair-minded and polite citizens expect of their elected officials? Governor Robert Ray came to mind when I compiled a short list of desirable qualities: * Some … more
Editor: I am a strong supporter of Bobby Kaufmann. Do I agree with him on every vote? No. Do I believe that he will always think of his constituents and district first? Absolutely. Only three … more
Editor: Every campaigning season, prior to an election, potential candidates file paperwork, hang their shingle and wait for donations to start pouring in. They knock doors, attend public … more
Editor: I am so proud of my state Representative Bobby Kaufmann. He listens and votes according to our wishes. This eighth generation Cedar County man loves this country, and every year he has a … more
Editor: Jodi Clemens and her surrogates have been talking about her not accepting so-called “dark money” all summer and fall. I urge you to look up her campaign contributions on the Iowa … more
Editor: Jodi Clemens’ campaign for state Representative in District 73 is refreshingly honest at a time when special interests seem to have the keys to state government. Clemens has … more
Editor: I am a proud West Branch graduate, born and raised. I am currently a resident of Johnson County. I have been so ashamed at the negativity and radical partisanship of the Jodi Clemens … more
Editor: As election day nears, one thing you should think of is that Iowa’s House of Representatives is the body that sets budget priorities for the state. As Iowans we should therefore want … more
Editor: I have known Bobby Kaufmann for two decades. He is a wonderful young man, and he has become a terrific leader for small town and rural Iowa. As most of you know I have been an advocate … more
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