Rod Blum wants to be congressman in Iowa's 1st District.   Then some of the rest of the story on JP Morgan's 2 billion dollar "whoops" moment.  And Jim Rogers says farmers are going to be very important soon.  Plus, which post offices should be closed?  

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm CST

Some people say the Des Moines Farmer's Market has gone to the dogs...and they are upset.  Monte Shaw defends ethanol from the slings and arrows of the oil companies.  

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm CST

Gov Branstad puts the lead back in.   Lady on the cover of Time takes the breast out.   Congressman Steve King and Senator Rand Paul have a "Refueling America Rally"...  and why does the peacock cross the road?  

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm CST

Obama evolves and refreshes his Etch-a-Sketch on same gender marriage.   Iowans ponder what it means.  Vigorous.

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-10.mp3
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So, how serious is "fired with cause" when it come to unemployment?   Iowans with experience.  Chelsea Schilling says Facebook has become a pedophile sewer.   Iowalive reports on an unreported car crash involving an Iowa legislator and wonders if this is a case of political favoritism.   And in the Obama Whitehouse,  even the unborn have to be screened before coming in.   Even their middle names.   Seriously.

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-09.mp3
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Bob Vanderplatts from the Family Leader responds to the ousted judges getting an award...for courage.  Todd Gitlin recalls "Occupy Nation"  and scolds the T-Party for failing to blast criminal bankers.  Then, a women gets fired from a bank for a 40 year old shoplifting charge.  

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-8_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:50pm CST

Dan Charleston is running for Polk County Sheriff...issues...illegal immigration and gotcha cams are the biggies.  Then,  Openline follow-up.  And Joe Biden comes out...for gay marriage.  

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-07.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm CST

Iowans have opinions about weight discrimination and mandatory tipping.  

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-04.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54pm CST

May Day protestors carry signs they can't read.    Illegal aliens get child tax credits for kids who don't even live in the US...The IRS won't follow their own rules.   "Joe the Plumber"  coming to Iowa May 7th,  8am Holiday Inn, 1st Street,  Coralville, to rally the troops for Americans for Prosperity.   Then,   Dr. Walid Phares,  tonight, Thursday 7pm, Drake University, Sheslow Auditorium.  "The Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East".   Then we get a dog park.  Good idea?   And if you don't really fully appreciate what government does for you, it's cuz you don't understand.   See the "Life of Julia".

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-03.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm CST

John Phillips from Iowa Green Home is a new we say hello.   Then,  responding to the Polk County Board of Supervisors and Senate Democrats gotcha cam follies.   Supervisor Bob Brownell votes against the cams and explains the next step.   Then Sheriff McCarthy promises non-English speaking Polk County Hispanics that he won't finger print them if they only commit misdemeanors.  

Direct download: mickelson-2012-05-02.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:52pm CST





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