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Behind the Scenes of the Iowa State Fair

There comes a time every year when hundreds of thousands of people gather in a space far too small to accommodate them all. This description fits many events, but no event is quite like the Iowa State Fair (I say that with all due respect to Maryland’s Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, which is happening right now). 1,270 more words

Trump Explained: Why He has So Many Supporters, and Why You Shouldn't be One of Them

This article was originally published in Issue 9, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (February 18, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue.

“It’s not whether you win or lose, but whether you win!” 649 more words


How to Caucus: The Guide to Political Iowa

For those unfamiliar with the ways of political Iowa.

caucus /ˈkôkəs/ noun 1. a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party, to select candidates or decide policy. 953 more words

2016 Presidential Election

Is 'She' Really the Winner?

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Facts make me wonder. The Democratic Party in Iowa has yet to release the actual attendance and results of the Caucus votes which “she’ supposedly won. 403 more words

US Politics

Hillary Barely Escapes. Again.

May 18, 2016

Hillary Clinton narrowly escaped doom yesterday, winning Kentucky by the narrowest of margins. No, a loss would not have changed the nomination outcome. 1,911 more words

Entry 547: How Democracy Works

With the presidential primaries reaching a fevered pitch as we rush headlong toward the conventions, it has come to my attention that many of my readers don’t really understand how this whole democracy thing works. 787 more words