Archive

June 9th, 2015

Why the Bidens matter

    The passing at only 46 of Beau Biden, the elder son of Vice President Joe Biden and a former attorney general of Delaware, is particularly poignant. Forty-three years earlier, Beau had survived the car accident that took the life of his mother and infant sister and shattered Joe's own life.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

To get the Josh Duggar story, InTouch utilized solid investigative journalism

    Until Caitlyn Jenner displaced it in the tabloid firmament last week, the hottest story in America's booming celebrity-gossip industry was the revelations about Josh Duggar. The eldest kid on the popular "19 Kids and Counting" reality TV series, Duggar, now 27, was identified in a 2005 police report as the alleged molester of five young girls, including four of his sisters, when he was a teenager.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

The 'stress cost' of the empty nest

    "The Stress Cost of Children."

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

'Broken Windows' Fights the 'Ferguson Effect'

    It's not easy to find a middle ground between the tough-on-crime and "#BlackLivesMatter" movements, but it has to be done.

    As police officers find their routine stops or arrests recorded increasingly by civilians with their smartphones, a rising chorus of critics fear that wary cops already might be bringing the nation's 20-year crime dip to an end.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

Hillary the Tormentor

    Lately I've been running into people even more put off by the Clintons than the nefarious operatives in the "vast right wing conspiracy" ever were.

    They're called Democrats.

    I had breakfast with one last week. I'd quote him directly, but The Times doesn't permit profanity.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

Heroin Doesn't Have to Be a Killer

    It's a subject we find hard to talk about, even though it kills more people in America than guns or cars and claims more lives than murder or suicide.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

The World Of Excess

    For those of us wondering what the rich could do with all that money the New York Times' Aaron Kessler has found an answer. It is the purchase of special one of a kind custom made cars.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

The TSA, keeping passengers safe from kids' tubes of Go-Gurt

    Have no fear, fellow travelers. You're safe from my kids' tubes of Go-Gurt.

    But guns? Fake bombs? Flattened plastic explosives?

    Welcome aboard!

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

Look, Ma, No Hands!

    On Wednesday morning, during Google's annual meeting, a shareholder named John M. Simpson stood up to question the company's top executives about its self-driving car program. They were not friendly questions.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!

Interview with David Eisenhower: D-Day was Eisenhower's presidential decision day

    Saturday is the 71st anniversary of D- Day. "Operation Overlord" was the largest amphibious assault in history, involving 160,000 American, British and Canadian soldiers who crossed the English Channel to the beaches of Nazi- occupied Normandy.

Full text and e-editions are available to premium subscribers only. To subscribe to the digital edition, please visit subscription page. If you are already a subscriber, please login to the site.

We'd be happy to set up login information for a free week of the Liberal Opinion Week website for you. Please email liberal@iowaconnect.com with your request. Thanks for your interest in the Liberal!