“Transatlantic Turnaround” My husband, Peter, and I are returning from Spain by boat. The whole idea started when Peter read a book about the sinking of the Lusitania. “That sounds like fun!” Peter told me, as he read.
The holiday season is officially in full swing and with it, unfotunately, comes more than “comfort and joy.” Don’t get me wrong: the last three months of the year are my favorite, and not just because of the holidays.
Landlords and duplexes Dear Dave,
Q: What’s the progress report since the EPA approved year-round sales of E15?
Q: Why is November celebrated as National Adoption Month?
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Q: What is the EB-5 foreign visa program? A: Nearly three decades ago, Congress created an incentive in the Immigration Act of 1990 to attract foreign investment and entrepreneurship in the United States. The EB-5 visa is an employment-based category of federal immigration policy designed to...
It is a question I hear somewhat frequently from the few in-the-know in regards to my relationship—a very loaded question, at that: “Where are you going to live [together]?” As regular readers may already be aware, for the past four (and some change) years, I have been one half of a long distance...
By Lu Nelsen, policy associate Center for Rural Affairs As more renewable energy is developed across the nation, regulators and policymakers must prepare for the changing electric power landscape. Clean power commitments have increased at the county and city levels, with 11 counties and 104...
Test his resolve Dear Dave, Our son is 27, and he has a good job making $55,000 a year. Recently, we learned he financed an expensive car he’s now upside down on. In addition, he has accumulated over $15,000 in credit card debt. He lives in a small town, and only pays $650 a month in rent, but he...
 Small and rural communities often depend on trade and export markets to keep the lights on and the doors open at their farms and businesses. The new North American trade deal—the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)—is a critical step to improving access to two of our most important...
Q: What’s your take on the so-called Green New Deal? A: The Green New Deal is a throwback to FDRs New Deal from decades ago. It ostensibly was proposed to address climate change. However, a closer look at the details reveals an out-of-touch mindset and off-the-wall overreach by big government...
“Not Popular” I was not popular in high school. Everyone says this. I now realize that no one—not even the most popular person in high school—self-identifies as popular. Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of Facebook friend requests from people I scarcely knew in high school. I have a 40th class...
Though there are a million topics that I could—and want to—discuss this week (the burning of the Amazon, the melting of the Arctic, the crashing of ecosystems and the extinction of vital species), I promised myself that I would make this week’s article more personal and less “political”  . . . But...
Dear Editor, A recent article from the Farm Bureau is claiming Iowa families don’t have any reason to be scared to drink Iowa’s water. This claim left me in a state of shock, considering Iowa has over 750 impaired waterways. It goes on to explain, that 98 percent of Iowans received water that met...
So, your kids are in high school. Honestly, you’re already crushing it as a parent, especially if you still have your sanity. Before you celebrate too hard, though, there’s one more thing to think about—college. If you’re like most parents, the idea of paying for your kids’ college gives you...

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