Kurt Hyde

In the aftermath of the close results in Monday’s caucuses, the Des Moines Register has called upon the Iowa Democratic Party to audit the results of its caucuses.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA — When Iowa voters went to the caucuses Monday evening, they showed their dissatisfaction with establishment politicians, and not just those on the Republican side.

The first votes of the 2016 presidential contests will be cast tonight as the Iowa Caucuses begin. The Republican Party of Iowa will be using a new Microsoft app for computerized reporting of precinct totals from all 1,681 precincts in Iowa’s 99 counties.

In a procession led by a man dressed as the Grim Reaper, more than 2,000 people commemorated the closing of the Kellingley Colliery mine at Beal in North Yorkshire by marching about a mile from the town hall in Knottingley (in West Yorkshire) to a rally at the Kellingley Miners’ Welfare Club.

 

 

Thursday, 01 October 2015 17:30

Whatever Happened to ObamaCare Repeal?

Why employ a supposedly clever move in the House Ways and Means Committee to repeal the ObamaCare healthcare law, as opposed to submitting a stand-alone bill for repeal? Why pass legislation that addresses only part of the problem and then attach it to other legislation? Why not use popular support to force a Senate vote on repealing ObamaCare? The American people are fed up with ObamaCare and want it repealed in its entirety.

 

 

 

Thursday, 24 September 2015 19:45

Baseball's Legendary Yogi Berra Dead at 90

Baseball's legendary Yogi Berra, a catcher with the Yankees 18 of his 19 seasons, and later a manager and coach, died September 22 at the age of 90.

August 19, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the German U-boat U-27 by the British Q-ship HMS Baralong — an infamous and barbaric act in which the British completely disregarded the Cruiser Rules of warfare.

Is Social Security worth saving? No. But it needs to go on life support long enough to accomplish a phase-out.

Despite days of advance publicity in the mainstream media, apparently only a handful of protesters representing the group Disarm NYPD showed up at Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park the evening of July 1 to burn a Confederate flag and an American flag.

Thursday, 07 May 2015 00:00

The Sinking of the Lusitania

Shortly after the outset of WWI, the British were desperate to get America to join the Allies. And the facts suggest that they let a passenger liner be sunk to obtain that end.

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