A Dangerous And Irrational President Takes Us Close To Nuclear War

As Emeritus Chair of the Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations and former board member and officer of the American Committees on Foreign Relations, I have been privileged over many years to hear the best and the brightest experts talk extensively on U.S. foreign policy. It is not news to any readers of this editorial that America has been a steady leader in world affairs since WWII. When President Trump was elected, I worried about his bombastic speaking and how his approach to governance and world affairs might play out. I felt whatever he proposed in domestic policy, whether I […]

Ep2: Representative Chris Hall, Iowa Citizen Action Network’s Sue Dinsdale & HD 6 Candidate Rita DeJong

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast episode #2 begins with host Pat Rynard & guests Iowa House District 13 Representative Chris Hall of Sioux City & Iowa Citizen Action Network Executive Director Sue Dinsdale discussing Governor Kim Reynolds’ Condition of the State Address, the 2018 & 2019 budget, Hall’s lawsuit over Reynolds’ budget transfer & how to get involved this session.