In the House of Wood
I think Christians should do more to get the truth out about our faith, and of Jesus, to combat this kind of nonsense.
The Sinclair Report
If your annual disposable family income was $100,000, would you dare to spend $111,000 every year? The reasonable answer would be no because common sense dictates that over a period of time your family could not sustain that kind of over-spending.
Heartsill Report: An Easter lesson for Government
If we truly prize our liberties, as our state motto suggests, it is incumbent upon us as citizens to know the difference between a democracy and a republic and to make corrections where necessary.
The Sinclair Report
There is something disheartening about a “closed” sign hanging on a door of a local retail business or rumors circulating throughout our communities about a factory closure. Our townspeople mourn these losses because they know what happens in the end – the never-ending fight to keep our rural communities from becoming ghost towns.
The Heartsill Report
As bills continue to move through both the House and Senate chambers, there is one issue that seems to have come out of nowhere, but has a significant impact on Iowa landowners’ liability. The issue stems from a recent Iowa Supreme Court decision, Sallee v. Stewart, where the court essentially invalidated the Iowa recreational use statute in its present form.
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