Tag Archives: politics

California’s Midlife Crisis

27 May

Northwest Iowa Center for Regional Studies

Hector Tobar reflects on California as the primary there nears. This election year, youthful optimism is in short supply among jaded Angelenos.

Source: California’s Midlife Crisis – The New York Times

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The Joy of Caucusing

26 Jan

Northwest Iowa Center for Regional Studies

It’s fun to live in Iowa! Who knew? But every four years, we are the center of the political universe. More than just fun, the Iowa caucuses have rebuilt my faith in American politics. They have transformed me into an interested, active participant. The allure is hard to resist. Beyond fun, it is the hands-on closeness, and the grassroots participation … Read More

So writes RCA pastor Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell at The Twelve. Read more about the experience of caucusing in Iowa here: The Joy of Caucusing – THE TWELVE

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Pizza Ranch: Fueling Campaigns On Cheese And Chicken : It’s All Politics

12 Aug

Northwest Iowa Center for Regional Studies

Northwest Iowa is, among other things, home to the Pizza Ranch corporation. NPR has a delightful story on Pizza Ranch as a campaign stop for many hopeful presidential candidates in Iowa. For the story, see this link: Pizza Ranch: Fueling Campaigns On Cheese And Chicken : It’s All Politics : NPR.

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Enough Light

"In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't." - Blaise Pascal

Lenten Lamentations

Preparing to Participate in God's Mosaic Kingdom

john pavlovitz

Stuff That Needs To Be Said

Wirelesshogan: Reflections from the Hogan

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

The Way of Improvement Leads Home

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

the way of improvement leads home

reflections at the intersection of American history, religion, politics, and academic life

The Pietist Schoolman

The website and blog of historian Chris Gehrz

Native News Online

American Indian News

thepracticalhistorian

Your guide to practically true history.

THE TWELVE

Reformed. Done Daily.

i-history

by Alex Scarfe

BlogWest

Thoughtful Conversation about the American West

Northwest History

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

Faith and History

Thinking Christianly about the American Past

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