By Tom Quiner America’s best-known pornographer calls for the destruction of Downs Syndrome babies. In a recent interview, he said: “Sarah Palin is the dumbest thing. She did a disservice to every woman in America. She knew from the first month of pregnancy that kid was going to be Down’s Syndrome. It’s brain dead. A…

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By Tom Quiner The man who freed the slaves has some words of wisdom that the current President might take issue with. Enjoy these great words from Abraham Lincoln: “Property is the fruit of labor. Property is desirable, is a positive good in the world. That some should be rich shows that others may become…

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By Tom Quiner Why did Republicans make such historic gains in the election of 2010? Would you agree that Federal spending was surely one of the top three reasons? Most would say it was the single, biggest issue worrying voters. As a result, Democrats lost the House. As a result, Democrats lost Senate seats. As…

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By Tom Quiner I spent a couple of hours with my financial planner yesterday. Something struck me: baby boomers like me can really be hurt if America’s indebtedness isn’t addressed quickly. And if Baby Boomers run out of money, our kids could be wiped out because there are so many of us Baby Boomers they’re…

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By Tom Quiner I have a love-hate affair with the Congressional Budget Office. I appreciate their independence.  They beat up on Republicans and Democrats alike. I think they sometime miss the mark in their projections, though, because they utilize static, rather than dynamic, economic projections.  In other words, they don’t acknowledge that tax increases (or…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJ60bBMesFo] I was sitting on my patio last summer sipping on a glass of wine and enjoying the company of some good friends when the conversation took a mysterious turn. Carol told of something extraordinary she witnessed years ago at Veterans Auditorium here in Des Moines. She was the reluctant attendee of…

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By Tom Quiner A headline in the morning’s Des Moines Register’s Metro section read:  “System for comparing health policies still stalled.” As you recall, Obamacare calls for the establishment of “insurance Exchanges” to facilitate consumers’ ability to shop for the right product. States can set up their own online Exchange. If they don’t do it,…

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By Tom Quiner Three children saw something that changed the world. The year was 1917. It took place in Portugal on May 13th at 5PM. Lucia Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto were stopped in their tracks by the mystical appearance of a beautiful woman. Here’s how Lucia described the woman: She was…

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I pose a question to Senator Gronstal and his party: Roman Catholics tend to vote for your party. How can you look us in the eyes and tell us an important piece of legislation that will prevent Iowa from becoming the late-term abortion capital of the Midwest isn’t even worthy of a vote?

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By Tom Quiner President Obama has announced that he is not going to release photos of the gravely wounded Osama Bin Laden. Reports indicate that they are graphic and gruesome. I support the President and trust his judgement on this call. Sarah Palin is taking the President to task on this issue on Twitter: “Show…

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