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1 Knowing how to use 'smart' devices is about as good as being, like, smart
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | January 18th, 2018

Recently, when President Trump tweeted that he was "like, really smart" and a "very stable genius" I began to wonder if that might be sort of true.
   
2 Forget all the advice about surviving the cold, imitate my cat and you'll be fine
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | January 11th, 2018

A couple of days ago, I was driving north on Hwy. 1, on the lookout for another deer with a hero complex, thinking it can body check my already dented pickup like a hockey player, when I noticed a bright plume of ice crystals, swirling up from the pile of snow in the truck bed and trailing behind me like a comet.
   
3 Why the poor are poor: it's all the booze, women and movies
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | December 14th, 2017

After the Senate recently approved their version of the controversial tax reform bill, Sen. Chuck Grassley tried to explain to the Des Moines Register why the very rich deserve to pass on their wealth to their heirs untaxed.
   
4 Why the poor are poor: it's all the booze, women and movies
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Hiawatha | December 14th, 2017

After the Senate recently approved their version of the controversial tax reform bill, Sen. Chuck Grassley tried to explain to the Des Moines Register why the very rich deserve to pass on their wealth to their heirs untaxed.
   
5 The Earth is flat, the moon landings fake and Congress will lower your taxes
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | December 7th, 2017

Until 1900, the totality of human knowledge doubled every 100 years. Now, it doubles every 12 months. In fact, we have so many facts, statistics and such sheer volume of information literally at our fingertips, that trying to process and evaluate it all can make us feel like we don't know anything.
   
6 Thanksgiving turkey not challenging enough? Try catching one from an airplane
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | November 30th, 2017

This year, I ordered a fresh 22-pound turkey from the local grocery store. I didn't have to hunt it or shoot it or pluck its feathers or scoop out any unpleasant innards. The only hard part was lifting the darned thing. According to the National Turkey Federation, last Thanksgiving, Americans ate around 45 million turkeys. Turkey farming has made acquiring a Thanksgiving turkey pretty easy.
   
7 Pop-Tarts and Kraft cheese sandwich? Is that the grossest thing you can think of?
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | November 22nd, 2017

Chris Jorgensen has snagged his 15 minutes of fame on social media, although the attention has been mostly negative.
   
8 Can unraked leaves have a lasting impact on our country?
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | November 16th, 2017

The leaves have been hanging on the trees this fall like they're afraid to let go. It may be pleasant to look at, but I think it has made me lazy. I keep thinking I can wait one more week before I rake. Who cares if I do? What will it matter to the fate of the world?
   
9 Healthy trick-or-treat snacks: sugar-free alternatives to candy
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | November 9th, 2017

When I was a kid, one of the most exciting parts of Halloween was the day after when I had the leisure to sort through all my loot and make a thorough inventory.
   
10 Not even censorship could keep Iowans from talking about the weather
by Dan Brawner Columnist · Opinions | November 2nd, 2017

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency abruptly blocked three of their scientists from scheduled discussions on climate change at a conference in Rhode Island. Protests quickly erupted, with demonstrators marching outside the Providence event, wearing tape over their mouths and carrying signs reading, "Un-gag science." It was a peaceful gathering and, for an angry protest, remarkably quiet.
   
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