He will always be “Governor Ray” to a generations of Iowans. … More A Governor For All Seasons
The common denominator to chaos, violence, and sadness…
…Anger. … More In Need Of…Anger Management
I have watched, from afar, the outrage over sexual harassment in America. And, par for the course, the real message got lost in the silliness. I have a few things to say and I’ll go back to reading a book about baseball. First of all, the people who are celebrating Roy Moore’s defeat in Alabama … More Nobody Won. Stop Acting Like We’ve Won.
The recent Des Moines Register’s editorial about racial gaps in the Des Moines community should be talked about…but isn’t. … More The “Creative Class” Ideology Going Backwards
Comedy can be a teachable tool. It can either cross the line or help us ask questions. … More Musings: Comedy as a Teachable Tool
Despite good news about inclusive growth, Des Moines’ urban core continues to be left behind. … More A Missing “Core”
“We get it. Now what?” The same old story is losing its luster. We’ve beaten that dead horse one too many times. … More Beating The Dead Horse Over And Over