At Liberty by Adam Sullivan

Iowa churches boost security after Texas shooting

The shooting in Texas this month is being called the deadliest church massacre in U.S. history. Now some religious leaders want to make sure that reco ...

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A young Republican, unleashed

I have good news for some of you, and bad news for others.Good news if you enjoy reading this column, or if you enjoy emailing me to explain why I'm w ...

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Drug war alive in Iowa

My hometown became the epicenter in the drug war debate, for just a moment last week.Johnson County Sheriff's deputies reportedly confiscated more tha ...

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Iowa City voters jilt politics of hatred

I have been to many election night parties, but I've never seen one like I saw this week in Iowa City. Voters elected Mazahir Salih to one of two at- ...

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Iowa Republicans promoting ‘Girl Power’

Iowa Republicans aren't going to let you forget it - when it comes to putting women in top government jobs, they are winning.Top party officials gathe ...

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Blue Lives Matter? Well, duh.

Tony Miano spends one day a week in downtown Iowa City, promoting his pro-police Christian ministry. On Wednesday afternoon, I spotted him standing in ...

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Progressive slate seeks I.C. sweep

Iowa City progressives are attempting a full City Council sweep in next week's election.Two years ago, Iowa City voters elected the #x201c;Core Four#x ...

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Barley, hops and bureaucrats

Every once in a while, everyone seems to be a libertarian.Like earlier this month, when Iowa alcohol regulators issued a public bulletin warning that ...

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Tulsi Gabbard’s substance welcome

The wounds of the 2016 election are still sore, but caucus season is never really over in Iowa.A few dozen names are already circulating for the 2020 ...

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Checkpoint provokes internet ire

The Henry County Sheriff's Office is feeling the full force of internet activism.Facebook users have been bombarding the sheriff's public page with ne ...

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Tangle of TIF baffles taxpayers

The Iowa City Council recently approved a multimillion dollar corporate tax break in the name of progress.Just a few years ago, that hardly would have ...

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Politicians, stand down on protests

Gov. Kim Reynolds this week came out against NFL athletes choosing to sit or kneel during the national anthem, following a question at her weekly news ...

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Rule of law usurped by robot cams

It's like a bad rerun that just won't stop playing.Iowans have seen repeated legal and legislative battles over traffic cameras in the past few years. ...

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Politician worship is misguided

Iowa could soon have the first county in America named for a TV wrestling star.Johnson County Supervisor Rod Sullivan is asking community members to c ...

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DACA will test checks, balances

President Donald Trump's crusade against illegal immigration got a lot more real this week.Iowa can and should play a key role in the debate over Trum ...

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