Unity or Control?

Guest contribution by Dusty Juhl.  Guest posts do not necessarily reflect the views of Liberty Iowa. At the close of this year’s Iowa GOP State Convention, the members of the Republican State Central Committee (SCC) who were elected at District Conventions in April officially assumed their new roles. The SCC…

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Whither the Iowa Gas Tax?

Guest contribution by Mark White.  Guest posts do not necessarily reflect the views of Liberty Iowa. Fuel taxes in the state of Iowa have always been a source of controversy, normally a conflict between the perceptions of rural and urban residents.  For the past three years, proposals to increase the…

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Squishies in the GOP

Guest contribution by Heather Stancil.  Guest posts do not necessarily reflect the views of Liberty Iowa.   Last year, as Democrats tried to ram gun control legislation down our throats, Senator Ted Cruz stood strong and threatened a filibuster, which caused citizens to start calling their Republican Senators to ask…

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The New Red Line

  In the fall of 2011, as I worked the phones for Ron Paul before the Iowa caucuses, I had the opportunity to interact with thousands of Republicans across the state, representing pretty much every point on the conservative spectrum. As we polled folks on issues and candidates, one of…

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