Robert Spencer takes apart Obama’s Prayer Breakfast trolling.  Applying Obama’s real standards to his own issues.   Iowa State Senator Roby Smith on the failed effort to establish majority rule in Iowa.   Retired teacher, Steven Phelan is lobbying for more money for Iowa education.  Issues.

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Fat-Me-Not: Weight Loss Diet of the Future.   Dr. Sandeep Grewal says even our bacteria in our stomachs are sugar addicts.   Then,  a new law would fine left-lane-loiterers…and flog them if my amendment passes.   Plus,  Iowa Senate debate on allowing for majority rule in the Iowa Senate…fails.

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Iowans respond to the burning of the Jordanian pilot by ISIS.  Angry.  Then Representative Josh Byrnes explains why the Iowa gas tax should be hiked a dime per gallon.  Iowan’s are not convinced.

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Rep Walter Rogers has another gas tax alternative plan.   Dr. Lee Hieb is an anti-vaxxer.     Marc Morano is a climate change denier.   Evaluating the rhetoric vs performance of “science”.     The 97% myth.    And Obama is illegally giving work permits to millions of illegals.

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Senator Rand Paul is a front-runner in Iowa.  He says if Fed Chair Yellin were a private sector banker she’d be fired for refusing a Fed audit.          Drew Kline from  Americans for Prosperity wants to find a different way to fund Iowa’s  roads and bridges.     This is what happens to our Iowa road use funds.

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Bob Bixby and Mike Murphy are from Fix the Debt.  They want to make debt a campaign issue.    Bob Vander Platts, just back from Israel…insights.   Then,  Iowans want highway money to be spend on bridges and roads,  not re-distributed for trails and parks.  Iowa DNR doesn’t want us to hunt cougars…only in self defense.

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Rep Greg Hartsill introduces HF 101 to deny the Iowa issuance of same gender marriage licenses and to return marriage to  DOMA as the current law of the state.    Dennis Michael Lynch campaigns in Iowa.  Iowans are getting set up for a gas tax hike.  Brian Peskin  says he has the cure for cancer.

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Does Iowa need expanded categories for medical cannabis?  Katie Krug and Karie Anderson need the assist.  Then,   George Friedman describes Flash Points: the emerging crisis in Europe.  Plus, a potential fix for peanut allergies.  Iowans are hopeful.

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Senator Rick Santorum stops by.   Tom Lampe with FirstNet Outreach Antonia Murphy is the Dirty Chick: True Tales of an Unlikely Farmer.  And the California chickens have come home to roost.  Egg prices spike.

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Ambassador John Bolton reviews the Freedom Summit.   Bob Dane from FAIR evaluates immigration reform future under Obama.  Iowans evaluate the performance of the candidates and Congressman Steve Kings Freedom Summit. 

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Governor Mick Huckabee- God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy.   Joy Brighton--Sharia-ism is Here.  Senator Ted Cruz...Iowa Freedom Summit.

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HF 65...Iowa Democrats serve up a Death With Dignity bill.   Pastor Demastus objects.  Iowans ponder.  Then,  Obama disses Maid-rite?   Heresy!

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Larry Cleverly has a family vegetable farm the DOT wants to carve up to build a safer highway.  Mr. Cleverly thinks it’s unnecessary and wrong to take his land.   Rebecca Maxwell lobbies for life…Iowa legislation… SF 11, 12.   Then Iowans review the SOTU and Senator Joni Ernst’s rebuttal…and get nostalgic about bread sack boots.  

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President Obama wants to give free community college education to Americans.  Iowans are skeptical.   Then Jonathan Cahn of Harbinger fame says the next prophetic step is The Mystery of the Shemitah.   Short story is the USA is hosed.

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One Nation Under-Taught... Dr. Vince Bertram,  Project Lead the Way.  Tamara Scott talks about MLK day.  Congressman Steve King talks about the new class.  Iowans go to American Sniper in record numbers. 


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Former legislator Kim Pearson highlights some odd legislation just introducesPastor Cary Gordon blasts Senator Matt McCoy’s bill to make it illegal to help kids struggling with “orientation” issues.   Governor Branstad delivers his inaugural address.   And Iowans wonder about what they should send their kids in the military for care packages.   (baby wipes #1)  

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Lolo Jones is coming to Inspire 2015Dr. Lee Hieb with Surviving the Medical Meltdown.   And Iowans are skeptical about a Winchester found in the desert.

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Tom Reed tells about the Reagan Enigma.   Dave Bush and Jimmy Pena talk about an upcoming physical and spiritual health seminar.  The governor’s state of the state address, and Iowans evaluate it.

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Dr. Aveda King talks about racial issues.  She’s coming to Iowa for “Restoring the Dream”.  Then,  Iowan respond to the Democrats who want to bump Iowa’s minimum wage to $10.10 over the next three years.  Then,  Mark Deuitch says PeopleClaim can negotiate better than lawyers can for a settlement.

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Whoops…vapor lock doesn’t mean THAT?   Iowa farmers don’t like the Des Moines Water Works proposed lawsuit against NW Iowa counties for nitrates in the river.   Senator Rand Paul on the issues.   Then,  Doug Gross and Leonard Larson reject the oil pipeline across Iowa.  They don’t want eminent domain used to acquire the land.  515-242-2400 to get a lawyer to fight the pipeline.

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A gas tax hike and increased education spending arrangements are on the fast track in this legislative session.   Both Governor Branstad and Sen Mike Gronstal agree,  their goodies should be funded quickly.   Iowans are not so sure.   Chase the links and study your school district scores.

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Congressman Steve King talks about the anti-Boehner uprising.  Then Iowa issues.

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Texe Marrs  talks about DNA Science and the Jewish Bloodline.   Incendiary.  Then,  the art of the perfect hashbrown.

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Bob Eschliman, former editor of the Newton Daily News,  and Craig Berman have started The Iowa Statesman as an alternative source of news.  Congressman Steve King says he cannot be persuaded to support John Boehner again for Speaker.  

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A story about a childbirth in a van…bucket list stuff…a walk about in the Appalachians….chased by bears…fibs our parents tell and get told… did the Geico cowboy get shot,  or did he just hit his head?  A family hits bottom, hope?   and purdy Xmas music.

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The Heirloom Bible…Dr. Albert Calaway says the really is the one for the generations. (515-202-5209)  The Constitution Quest…playing a board game to learn our founding document.     Dave, Joel and Pam Barnett host the contest.  Plus, how to think about cops?

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The Christmas wrapping quality conspiracy...a perfect gift for a truck driver...and the top 10 sports movies of all time.  And a great newer Christmas song.

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Tom Coates and Ernie Goss challenge the notion of positive economic benefits the the Iowa gambling "industry".  Tim Graham reports on the Notable Quotable media silliness for 2014.  Iowa Education is far worse than we thought.  What if we used the real numbers?  Ouch.  And Radio Dust plays some live music.  Nice.

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Lenden Eakin says we are facing another 2nd Amendment Showdown: the looming Crises over Gun Control.  Great update.  Former Ambassador to the Holy See, Francis Rooney talks about the Global Vatican...Islam and Cuba.  And California is gonna experience an egg shortage January 1.  Cool. 

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MSNBC  pundits pundit warn candidates not to blow off Iowa.  Jon Huntsman says he made a mistake when he avoided Iowa.  James Rickards says the economy is fragile in our currency wars.  Obama declares a new relationship with Cuba.  Senator Rand Paul ruminates about Cuba, amnesty, and presidential powers.

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Sam Clovis...issues.   Jeff Traviss...TV Techie Talk....Tim  Pagliara...the lawsuit to get Fannie And Freddie back for the investors.

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 Brian Morris...special forces expert... Green Beret Pocket Guide to Terrorism Awareness and Personal Security.    The Crapulous budget bill vote is again a case of follow the money.  And Iowans don't know what to do with an extra lane.

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Iowans respond to the Crapulous budget a gas tax hike...Iowans approve of torture...would start with the political class.

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Jethro from the Beverly Hillbillies wants a chunk of Iowa's Jethro's action.  Jethro's owner, Bruce Gerleman,  explains.  And where that bubblin' crude bubbled from where?  Prepper Bankers?  And more tithing with OPM.   Then,  dirt rustling in Iowa?  And more about burying pipelines.  And,  what's a mote?

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 Pastor James Weaver remembers the Poland trip.  Cornell Law Professor William Jacobson tells moms to warn their boys against the feminist rape culture on the college campus.  Professor Kristine Tidgren wonders about the property rights of Iowa farmers dealing with pipelines and power lines.  A bunch of other Iowans wonder too.

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Keeping your license as an app on your phone?  Then, Des Moines Central Campus students stage a  faculty approved "die in" in solidarity with  demonstrations around the country.  Iowans evaluate the language and tactics of the occasion.   Spirited.

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A "conservative" way to reduce America's prison population. Vikrant Reddy is from the Texas Public Policy Foundation.  Then, Eric Holder serves up more PC drivel.  And Iowa's agribusiness "refugee" hustle continues to kill Iowans.

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Senator Grassley gets a head butt from Senator Schumer.  And here's the phrase of the day.  "Non-consensual towing".   Iowans explain what it means.  Vigorous.

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More Iowa connections to the St. Louis murder of an Iowa-Bosnian.  Then,  untangling some more knots in human nature.  And stolen valor?  

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The roads and bridges people produce a commercial which says our kids our in imminent danger of collapsing bridges which will destroy the school buses they are riding in.  Governor Branstad says SCOTUS opinions are "law"...that means Iowa taxpayers have to pay to educate illegals.  Lyle Burkett from  describes a nifty process to upgrade concrete and walls...and block radon and mold.  515-250-1632

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Obama turns AG Eric Holder loose on police profiling.  An imam explains why "Merry Xmas" is offensive.  And the Iowa political class says kids will die if "we" don't give them more money for road and bridge repair

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Tim Morgan asks would it be like If God Won Our Elections. Then,  if Gov Branstad can pardon turkeys,  why can't he give felons their rights back?  Inquiring minds and all that.

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Tangling with airport NAZIS,  Cupcake and Cookie NAZIS,  a president who says he makes law and a president who can't define a "stranger".   Vigorous.

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Senator Rand Paul wants the USA to declare war formally on ISIS.  Bob Vander Plaats and Mike Demastus recalls the Freedom Tour.  Then fixin' Ferguson. Dr. Ben Carson talks about how he got out of poverty.  

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Returning from the Freedom Tour...visits in Poland, England and California.   Auschwitz, Churchill's bunker and the Reagan Library.  Struggling for freedom.

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My sister Sonja has a post abortion class to help woman with the post abortion trauma.  Iowans join her efforts in recommending support and adoption in Iowa. Personhood Iowa, Ruth Harbor Agape Pregnancy Center, Restored by Grace (515-232-8000) , Lutherans for Life, Informed Choice...just a few in Iowa offering a pro-life safety net.  Then,  Betsey McCaughey responds to the admission of an Obamacare designer that they lied it into existence.  Then,  the four attributes of the criminal mind mirrored by the political class to perfection.  

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 Dr. Stanton Samenow gets Inside the Criminal Mind.  Great insight into the scam our criminal justice system has become.  BVP is bringing Dr. Ben Carson to Iowa...issues.  Then,  an Iowa farmer goes into a rant about the damage caused by the Iowa deer population.  Vigorous.

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Mitch Zuckoff brings us 13 Hours: The Inside Story of What Really Happened in Benghazi.  Then another Gronstal victory kicks Republican butt...again.  Story City moons the trucking industry, blocking a Luvs from coming to town. Truck drivers not happy.   And the Governor is pitching a post election gas tax hike,  as predicted.   BOOM!

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Betsey McCaughey tells exactly which parts of Obamacare need to be revoked.   Don Nielsen, Every School: One Citizen's Guide to Transforming Education  says we hafta fix it.  Then Iowans are wondering about the integrity of the absentee voting system...very worried.  Stories of election day puzzlement.

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Mickelson contributes to the moral delinquency of a squirrel.  Then, former Iowa Central Committee chair, AJ Spiker, pundit Steve Deace, Doug Gross and Tamara Scott dissect the midterm elections.  And some thoughts on the meaning of the elections in Iowa.

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Election Day.  Iowans do some last minute politicking and respond to the Brownshirts who tried to disrupt Joni Ernst on campus.  Early voting reports and some candidate supporters...vigorous

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 Harkin says Joni is purdy.  Shinola hits the fan.  Reince Priebus gives a pre-election impressions.  Congressman Steve King makes post election issues predictions.  Dr. Marrientta Miller-Meeks candidate for Congress.  Eric Rosenthal want Iowans to be on the look-out for election shenanigans.

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Dr. Brad Harrub is speaking at the Newton DMACC tonight 7pm (Friday 31st) on the creation-evolution debate--PhD in neurobiology.  Smart and funny guy.   James O'Keefe has busted voter fraud, rampant in North Carolina.  Larry Cunningham says Berkshire can go Beyond Buffett.   Was Joni in combat?  Democrats try to make it an issue.  Secretary of State Matt Schulz with last minute absentee ballot issues.

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 Dr. Lee Hieb...taxes, Ebola, issues. World Series stories...again, say "No" to a gas tax hike until the Iowa political class fixes the cost of illegals.  And Braley says millionaires don't deserve representation.

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Turned out to be a 2nd Amendment day.  First,  Story County Sheriff  Fitzgerald appears in a confusing anti-Ernst attack add. Then the  Iowa Firearms Coalition and other 2nd Amendment activists talk about last minute rights issues.  Barry Snell and Jeff Burkett from the Iowa Firearms Coalition...Timothy Knight, architect of the Colorado Recall, Colorado Second Amendment Association....Sean Maloney from Second Call Defense.  Spirited and informative.

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 Governor Jim Gilmore is in Iowa campaigning in the Senate race.  Possible presidential run?  Issues.  A caller challenges the Joni Ernst position on the life issue.  Jim Rickards has insight into the fate of the dollar...Death of Money.   Then, Waukee struggles over an early start for the school year.

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 "If God Won Our Elections"  Tim Morgan is wistful for principled Christians.  Maureen Ferguson is wistful for principled Catholics.  Mickelson is just wistful.  Then Hillary utters the defining Hillaryism..."...don't let anybody tell you it's corporations and businesses that create jobs..."   Iowans respond.

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Getting Sasquatchee with Outdoors Dan. (he's part of the conspiracy)   Congressman King with some post-debate thoughts.  And Ed Wright, Libertarian Party Candidate for 3rd District.  Issues.

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Animal Planet's cat whisperer, Jackson Galaxy chats about loving critters.  Talking a bit about the World Series. Then, the Undocumented Mark Steyn with words of "I told ya so" about terrorism.   Then,  HuffPo attacks Joni Ernst...raising even more support,  while stimulating criticism over her choice of weapons.

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 A Star for Mrs. Blake...a story about pilgrimages moms of WW1 victims made to Europe.  April Smith.  Then Simon highlights upcoming barbeque fundraiser for serviceman.  Has to do with puppies.  John Carlson is bugged about Toys R Us...and his ire is rewarded.  Dr. Jeffrey Singer is with the Doc Squad and gives Obamacare an "F".   Then has soy been rustling come to Iowa?

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 Sam Clovis talks about education issues...common sense.  Worth a listen.  Bob Dane from FAIR says Obama is fast-forwarding every executive action open borders hustle he can think of...likely to get worse after election.   Gail McWilliams inspires. Speaking for Informed Choices Clinics.   And the New York Times profiles Iowa.

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Ed Voss talks vets issues and highlights an upcoming Veteran's benefits & Fair and Open House.   Saturday, November 1, 2014.. Van Meter Veterans Reception Center Van Meter, Iowa.   Eric Vloeimans,  jazz trupeter,  is coming to Iowa with his group for a concert in Waukee October 23rd.  Delicious jazz music.   515-279-6452... at Caspe Terrace.  Then,  the Rev Cary Gordon talks about the lesbian activist mayor of Houston Texas who is trying to bully ministers into supplying sermon content.                

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 Dr. Lee Hieb gives a great summary of the Ebola issue and evaluates  the question of should the  National Guard should be sent to fight it.  Shawn Dietz sends a letter to Governor Branstad asking that he resist any attempt to send the Guard.  Candidate  Dr. Marianette Miller-Meeks also says it's a bad idea.

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 Heath Knakmuhs, energy policy activist, says Obama energy policies will spike Iowa energy costs.  Then,  why are we appalled over animal abuse and human sexual behavior?  There has to be a reason. Boone is dealing with  pictures of neked kids.  And another danged pitbull story.

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Leave a LegacyDavid Burrier and Johnne Syverson have ways to keep funding good stuff with your legacy and to keep the locusts away. Connie Mackey from National Organization of Marriage is campaigning against judge made gay marriage. Margaret Hoover is in Iowa celebrating many Hoover historical celebrations.  Then "Christians should be seen and not heard?"  

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Donald Trump and Congressman Steve King talk issues.  Sending the military to West Africa to do what?  Iowans are not so convinced about anything being served up regarding Ebola.  

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 Judyth Vary Baker writes about David of the most "eccentric" characters linked to the JFK assassination.  Then, both Ernst and Braley had major "whoops" moments in the debate.  Braley on the 2nd Amendment and Ernst on DACA...and healthcare.

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Eric Granof can bail you out.   Then an Ankeny cop goes fishin', for pot.  Then Iowans wonder about law enforcement why are DOT cops running speed traps?  And other imponderables.

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Getting your mower put away and snow blower ready for action...seasonal small engine advice from PNP small engines...Jeff Nicholson.  Then,  a rant about congressional candidate David Young serving up befuddling stuff on the immigration issue.   WTH?

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 Businessman Mike Whelan says the EPA is a piece of work...undo it.  Then the nice lady cries over her sister chickens are being consumed by cannibals.  And should dog breed be given 14th Amendment rights?

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 Eric Peters is a Libertarian Gearhead...a new cult to which I aspire.   Jon Michael Van Wyk is starting an Iowa-based fencing club...really.  And a review of the Young-Appel debate.  

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Dr. Kevin Leman, Have a Happy Family by Friday.  Humor and Common family sense.  Congressman Steve King, egg wars, Donald Trump, issues,  etc.  And why do we give the military the worst stuff?   

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The Midwest Quartet Association is having a weekend convention.  Tom Brown, plus the Stillwater Quartet gives us a sample.  (Today and Saturday Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines)  Joe Meintz from St Gregory Retreat Center talks about how humans mess up and get put back together.   Brian Gongol explains how politician invade the internet, even our phones.  No place to hide.  Then,  the EPA is targeting wood burning stoves and water heaters.

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Two California poker players have their pokes ripped off by Iowa State Troopers...under the forfeiture laws...Attorney Glen Downey.   Who is that Tom Steyer guy?  The left wing version of the Koch Brothers?  Dan Simmons talks about the influence of rich guy, Tom Steyer...follow the money...again.  Jessica Vaugh says the Ebola infested Liberian who showed up in Dallas was just another Visa "mistake".   Plus are breaking traffic laws sinful?

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 Dr . Lee Hieb reviews what we think we know about Ebola and again warns about letting people from affected countries come to the US.  And some vaccine skepticism.  Political feedback from Iowans about the political class.  Then Iowans strategize to overcome political cynicism.  Hey?  Why do Dems hate the Koch brothers anyway?

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The Whitehouse security sieve...Van has boots on the ground in Washington with the honor flight...and the minimum wage issue in the Ernst-Braley debate.  Vigorous.

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Senator Rand Paul wonders about how to define war in the middle east and how to measure US commitments.  An Iowa farmer catches a political film crew using a quad copter to film his farmland for a political commercial...that the farmer doesn't support.  Drew Teghtmeyer wonders. Then, sub prime car lenders kill the ignitions of cars owned by folks behind on payments.  By the millions.  Then a huge tip for a poor service?  

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Talking with the quad-copter photographer, Colin Powers,  who filmed a bunch of Des Moines from his drone. A drone's eye view.  Then, a bunch of open-line Friday...remembering John Lofton, thinking about war, druggies and Tesla.  And agreeing with Rekha Basu...the end is near.

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So is it just a matter of time until Iowa legalizes recreational pot so it can be taxed?  Interviewing the lady with tourette syndrome  wasn't a good idea...then getting paid for liberating Iraq?  Jonathan Narcisse is running for governor.

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Filmmaker Jason Scott Jones is in a Race to Save Our Century.  A brilliant display of Catholic theology, applied social theory.  Senator Grassley...issues.  And it's time to pull the plug on a failed social experiment...government schools.  Latte salute?

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Ralph Reed from the Faith and Freedom Coalition says we are in an intergenerational existential threat from Islam.  The Fall event is upcoming.  Congressman Steve King on military action in Syria and Obama's lawlessness at home.  Then,  "...don't look a gift horse in the mouth."  Huh?  

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 Steve Lonegan is trying to Fix the Dollar...audit the Fed and restore the gold standard.  Sam Clovis says Iowa's public pension systems are vulnerable and have huge unfunded liabilities.  Orleans Koehle   is an activist from California's Eagle Forum in Iowa to lobby against Common Core and Agenda 21...

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45pm CST

Michael Farris says it's time for a Convention of the States to fix the holes in the Constitution created by the courts and the rest of the political class (of varmints).   Credit card or debit card hacked?  And other modern electronic headaches.  Then,  Eduard Qualls says we have a trucker shortage and what to do about it.

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm CST

Dr. Duke Pesta talks about Common Core and online home schooling.  Then, why a treaty cannot endanger your rights...can't take away the 2nd Amendment,  get jurisdiction of your kids or mess up home schooling...unless we are too poorly informed to know our rights or refuse to defend them.  Then,  high profile alcoholics and the treatment they get by their bosses and media.

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:38pm CST

Joni Ernst is ahead of Braley,  but Iowans are trying to explain the gender like Joni,  women,  not so much....hows come? Then Leo Hohman says the UN is about to dump more Islamic "refugees" in the US.  Most Americans are clueless as to how the scam works. 

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-17.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:49pm CST

An Iowa administrative judge, worries that there are too many at will jobs emerging in administrative courts.  Judge Marlin Morman.   Then Shane Vander Hart from Caffeinated Thoughts highlights an upcoming briefing conference on issues, including, Common Core, the environment and culture war stuff.  Great conversation.

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:01pm CST

David Rubin, former mayor of Shiloh Israel is in Iowa to talk about the "Islamic Tsunami"...Shiloh Israel Children's Fund.. then, avoiding a lint disaster...and other NFL player in trouble--spanking his kid too hard.   

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-15.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm CST

 Calvin Beisner founder of The Cornwall Alliance talks about post-modern science...coming to The Caffeinated Thoughts Briefing.  Then,  post debate thought...The Appel-Young debate.  Tracey Appel we can't take away American ISIS terrorist's  passports...huh?

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37pm CST

Dr. Lee Hieb talks about political health issues...Ebola, MMR, and Autism.  Adam Gregg is runnig for AG as a Republican--says AG Miller is an Obama enabler on everything, from healthcare to amnesty.  Then, Obama thinks ISIS has nothing to do with Islam...hmmmm

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:36pm CST

Raun Kaufman with the Autism Breakthrough...diagnosed as completely dysfunctional, now completely recovered from   David Limbaugh puts Jesus on Trial...and Iowa's largest farm organizations split their endorsements in Iowa's senate race.  Why?

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12pm CST

Gretchen Tegeler from the Taxpayers Association of Central Iowa want to evaluate our public investments...Thursday at 4:30 at the Wakonda Club.  Then, is there another side to the Rice firing for domestic violence?  And using a pit-bull as a weapon is a hate crime?

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-09.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:37pm CST

Another case of racial wilding in Memphis.  Colin Flaherty -- White Girl Bleed Alot-- says media focuses on Ferguson, while ignoring systematic racial violence everywhere else.  Fixin' stuff what's broke...and a pocket of Congolese in Cedar Rapids?  WTH?  

Direct download: mickelson-2014-09-08.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm CST

Sean Curtin doesn't like the militarization of the military and wants to repeal some of the agreements which authorizing equipment transfers to local cop shops.  Then answering nullification and immigration questions.  And where's the ammo?

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:06pm CST

Can You Be Gay and Christian?  Michael Brown PhD says "No".  (Coming to Speak Sunday September 7th at First Church of the Open Bible 2200 Beaver Ave. Des Moines)    Then, making teacher pay for electricity they use for their coffee makers?  And how did Iowa state workers get such a good deal?  

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-28.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:17pm CST

The dash cam video is in...and the rest of the story on the "homeless, handicapped lady" bust.  And 8000 plus Iowa kids are exempt from vaccination.  WTH?

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11pm CST

Homeless, handicapped, woman with a "service dog" tangles with a deputy.  Conversation ensues.  Landlords talk about the "companion animal" scam which legally requires "no pet" rental units to accept them.

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29pm CST

Parking psychology,  9 months to execute a dog? Why beggars have dog companions...and why do Iowans need to give the DNR a social security number to get a fishing license?

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-25.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:32pm CST

Iowans talk about ducking lightning and storms.  Amazing stories of close calls.  Then an Iowa politician says if we don't welcome the children of illegals now, they will become terrorists later.

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm CST

Ken Blackwell wants Obamacrats to follow the law regarding Freddie and Fannie.  Some Iowans went to Ferguson.  Swell.  Couldn't they keep their dysfunction home where it belongs?

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:31pm CST

The 125th year church celebration in Farrar, Iowa...some Iowa history.  Norm McCoy and Linda Rocksford explain how we got here...Dr. Ben Carson talks about One Nation. And   Congressman Steve King takes apart initials...RFS, ICE and ISIS.   And the wrong people are getting ethics courses.

Direct download: mickelson-2014-08-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:48pm CST





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