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“With times the way they are, maybe our schools need to focus more on job and life skills, instead of sports!”

As is often the case, the most intelligent idea in the Des Moines Register today was from a Your Two Cents Worth contributor, and not from the Register itself. The contributor, Retired tradesman, hit upon something I’ve been pondering. High … Continue reading

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The sticky matter of syntax

“Perhaps the deterioration of American education is illustrated by the high correlation between the number of years a person has attended school and his inability to understand the words “the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall … Continue reading

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“Why not use fertilizer subsidy for Iowa startups?”

Jeff Dickey-Chasins of Grinnell had a very good and sensible idea in a LTE in the Sunday Register. His point was rather then spend hundreds of millions in subsidies on ONE plant, that would provide just 160 jobs; how much … Continue reading

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