Author Archives: Iowa Life

About Iowa Life

Experiencing life in Iowa.

What a farce

2 years, $35 million dollars, 18 Trump haters, and Mueller couldn’t pull the damn trigger. Now sit down and shut up. Time to move on. A typical analysis is like the one that came from National Review’s Andrew McCarthy. “While … Continue reading

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Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

The video above about the early 1900’s was very interesting. It was a bad time to be a working man. We didn’t even have the 40 hour workweek yet. Virtually no unions, no rights, the robber barons were making out … Continue reading

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That’s why nothing gets done, they’re not doing anything!

The 2 biggest boondoggles in the City of Ames government is Parks and Recreation and Ames Schools. As a jogger and biker I like to take advantage of the bike trails around town. Carr Park on the east side has … Continue reading

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Living wage

Slavery A ‘living wage‘. What does that entail? For me it means a person being able to live on the fruits of their own labor rather than having to receive public assistance. Corporations have gotten away the last 50 years … Continue reading

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Where’s the money in peace?

The Swiss flag Yeah I’d say neutrality has worked out pretty well for the Swiss. Strongest economy in the world, least amount of dead people from war, the least amount of enemies made that want to wipe them out. The … Continue reading

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“Just wait until after the election!”

[This graphic isn’t an endorsement of “the Resistance”. I’m making the point that Trump’s biggest enemy is inside the Republican Party.] If politics was talking a good game Republicans would win. Trey Gowdy, Lindsey Graham, John McCain (when he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Moving targets

In the book Animal Farm one of the takeaways was Goat’s frustration with trying to keep up with the ever changing decrees of the pigs. First the chant was “4 legs good!” Then the chickens felt left out so it … Continue reading

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The first Brexit

The Revolutionary War Its been pointed out to me that with the American Revolution the “establishment” lost,  and has been working ever since to recoup that  loss. And they’ve pretty much done that. Anyone wanting to know more about these … Continue reading

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“O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming”

[Ramparts wasn’t a liberal magazine, it was a ‘radical’ magazine. Radicals despised liberals, all talk no action. It was radicals that were behind the bombings, the shootings. Radicals today are Antifa, BLM, etc. Yesterday they were Black Panthers, SDS, Weather … Continue reading

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It boggles the mind

“Boggle (one’s)/the mind To thoroughly overwhelm, confuse, or surprise one. Bewilder or astonish with complexity, novelty, or the like, as in The very magnitude of the Milky Way boggles the mind.” I really don’t understand our “leaders”. From Congress to … Continue reading

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