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  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 6:16 pm

    Obama gave Iran 150 billion for nothing. They were burning our flag in the streets. Using our money to fund their own soldiers against us. Obama flew to Iran with cash. Wake up America we need that wall. Obama should be locked up along with his husband Michel.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 18, 2018 at 8:18 pm

      It was their money dumbass.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 18, 2018 at 9:47 pm

        Actually it was not, as a huge portion was to refurbish money allotments spent against Iran’s active terrorism.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 18, 2018 at 10:10 pm

          Actually, it was theirs. Sanctions against Iran were lifted and the money that was held because of those sanctions was given to the party – Iran – whose money was held by the US.

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 6:15 pm

    Trump should not only shut the government down but the entire southern border to Mexico until the wall is funded !!!

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 6:15 pm

    President Trump, you have the authority to completely shut the entire border down, please shut it down along with the government. American’s been promised a WALL for decade’s plus, all talk and no action.
    Build that BIG beautiful wall and have our Army C of Engineer’s do the job, with the huge omnibus bill that you passed, use 25 billion of it and get er done.

  4. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    Or people could start disciplining their kids like they did 30 years ago and maybe they would grow up to be decent humans instead of the little pricks that are destroying society today

  5. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    Back when I was in school parents disciplined there brats school shootings were never heard of you just had a bully to deal with beat the crap out of him problem solved and sometimes you were friends after. Today parents can’t or won’t discipline their brats so now see what happens, it’s to bad they need to arm the schools ,but that’s what the liberals made happen plus we got domestic terrorism to deal with better to have guns were adults can get them at least they won’t be sitting ducks ,this is the world we live in today

  6. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 6:13 pm

    Cancel the 18.5 Billion annual Taxpayer funded MEDICAID for ILLEGALS already here, and he will have enough to get started on the WALL!

  7. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 6:13 pm

    A man dressing up like a girl is not brave. Policeman are brave, fireman are brave and soldiers both male and female are brave. This is just twisted and trying to normalize it will not change this fact!!

  8. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 8:23 am

    A man dressing up like a girl is not brave. Policeman are brave, fireman are brave and soldiers both male and female are brave. This is just twisted and trying to normalize it will not change this fact.

  9. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 8:07 am

    This December will be fun! I will be eating “Jesus” candy canes, singing “Baby it’s cold outside”, telling people “Merry CHRISTMAS” and Trump is still YOUR President and will be for the next 6 years. Fa la la la… la la la la

  10. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 8:06 am

    How many Haiti children died because Hitlary stole billions of donated dollars from them. Not a word from the Bush’s about where the money went. It is a disgrace that she is not in jail..

  11. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 8:05 am

    That little girl’s father or whoever he is the “ONLY ONE” to blame for her death for dragging her across the desert!!! They should have stayed in their “OWN” country and the father fight there to make it a better place for his daughter to live!!! “STOP” blaming President Trump and the Border Patrol!!! Has the father been arrested for “CHILD ABUSE” yet???

  12. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 8:04 am

    I agree with the younger Netanyahu, need to remove Muslims from U.S.A. and Canada too. Unfortunately it is too late for U.K., France, Germany and all the other Euro countries with open border policies. This isn’t about religion. This about those who use a made up religion to perpetuate evil.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 18, 2018 at 9:03 am

      All religions are made up buddy. If you are unable to see hatred spews from all walks of life no matter what imaginary friend you have. People will do nasty things for their own gain. I believe all religious people are mentally ill, but that’s just my opinion. No need to make them leave where the live due to me feeling uncomfortable with their lack of understanding.

  13. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 8:04 am

    People need to stop giving into those Liberal nut cases. Stop the insanity.

  14. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 18, 2018 at 7:24 am

    Remember the reason for the season. Joseph, Mary and Jesus were refuges in Egypt.

  15. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 5:54 pm

    I was a Democrat also! But this is not in any way shape or form the Democratic Party!
    For those that have an eye to see in the ear to hear it’s very plain to see that these Democrats want nothing to do with bettering the United States only tearing it down and its institutions.

  16. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    Public schools are not a place of learning any longer, but a place to groom the next generation of socialists.

    • Give it a rest Reply Report comment

      December 17, 2018 at 7:57 pm

      Weird. You’re still dumb.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 18, 2018 at 12:07 pm

      You need mental help and lots of it!

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 18, 2018 at 3:51 pm

        You libuffoons are the ones that need the help.

  17. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 11:13 am

    Democrats know if they stop non-citizens and dead people from voting they don’t stand a chance at winning an election!!

  18. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:07 am

    I have said for the past year, this country is going to end up in another civil war, all thanks to the far crazy left

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 17, 2018 at 3:30 pm

      The Left?!?
      The left is not on here constantly bashing the other side on a daily basis hour by hour like you.
      Maybe you should look in the mirror!

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 17, 2018 at 4:44 pm

        Id just ignore this guys nonsense he posts at all times of day. Posts roughly five to six times in only a few minutes, and more than likely needs some medication to help with their paranoia. I truly believe the mentally ill are who keep backing trumps every word.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 17, 2018 at 5:51 pm

        That’s because you are not smart enough. After all, you are a liberal.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 18, 2018 at 12:12 pm

      The Left?
      The left is not on here day after day, hour after hour bashing the other side and trying to start fights. You are the problem, not the left.

  19. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:06 am

    Where in the hell are the Republicans and why aren’t they pushing for criminal charges against the DemWocrats why are the Republicans the only one under the microscope I call bulshit it’s time to do something about the Democrats and end this crap

  20. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:05 am

    If these Muslim women get to wear their hijab in Congress, then MAGA hats are welcome as well!!!!!!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 17, 2018 at 2:50 pm

      You bet. Them maga hats are religious attire. The cult who wears them thinks so. Tramp is there god.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 18, 2018 at 7:57 pm

        Do you know the difference between God and obama? God doesn’t think he’s obama.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 18, 2018 at 8:20 pm

          Great comeback. Now, move on to 5th grade.

  21. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:05 am

    Departments of the U.S. Government should go back & return ALL the money they scarfed out of the Social Security Fund (that those of us who worked for 50 years contributed…..) & RE-EVALUATE what they think is “adequate” for Seniors to live on!!

  22. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:04 am

    Chucky the clown and his sidekick dingaling got smoked by President Trump. We were all waiting for them to come out of closed door meeting and hold a press conference and spin the truth and now the pouting begins because they got shut down!

  23. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:04 am

    Schumer is arrogant & stupid & DOES NOT care about the American people.

  24. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:03 am

    Shammer will give illegals money, but Nancy and shammer will screw vets and retired Americans

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 17, 2018 at 2:49 pm

      Tramp is already screwing vets. They were a lot better off when obama was president.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 17, 2018 at 9:26 pm

        Yep, im in debt due to an emergency room visit that I was told was covered. The local VA sent me to the hospital by ambulance, and the lack of people being held responsible has made it really hard on vets like me. Claiming programs are not funded, so I can’t even use half of the programs started for our benefit. If I don’t go to des moines for my emergencies, and take the risk of dying in transit “which happened to me three years ago, but was luckily brought back” I have to deal with the VA claiming things are covered, just for them to deny everything later on. I owe 10s of thousands of dollars because I was told I was covered.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 17, 2018 at 9:29 pm

          The VA cant even fix a computer system to correct their GI program, and for all of the damage being caused, no one is being held responsible. All under this joke of a presidents rule.

          • Anonymous

            December 18, 2018 at 7:54 am

            It all started under Obama. Trump is trying to fix all the sins that have happened under other Presidents. Congress has to fund this stuff before it can be fixed.

          • Anonymous

            December 18, 2018 at 10:24 am

            ^^
            Anonymous December 18, 2018 at 7:54 am

            You are real dumbass

          • Anonymous

            December 18, 2018 at 6:11 pm

            Look who’s talking. Someone to stupid to see the truth.

          • Anonymous

            December 18, 2018 at 8:17 pm

            Don’t call me a dumbass, old man. You can’t even spell ‘too’ correctly.

  25. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:03 am

    Pelosi and Chuckie sat before the American people and fought for the rights of immigrants. It was there, on camera, for the world to see. Why in the world would anyone vote for the democrats ever again ? That is the lowest of low and such a disgrace against everything we stand for as Americans.

  26. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:01 am

    The left’s AGENDA is to destroy President Trump’s base.
    Every day we will see or hear a new lie or accusation.
    We MUST stand with the President so the left CAN’T win.
    Do Not Let The Lies or Accusations upset you.
    Stand with President Trump until the SWAMP is emptied.

  27. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:01 am

    The media is spreading lies and falsehoods regarding our President. He has done nothing illegal. I suggest everyone check out other sources of information regarding what is going on with the President and our reps. All these investigations into Trump have only proven others in his party or dems HAVE done illegal actions. I wish they would stop wasting taxpayer money into these senseless investigations and get the wall built and do some work!!! Go Trump keep up the great work

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 17, 2018 at 4:35 pm

      So why doesn’t he release his tax returns?

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 17, 2018 at 4:45 pm

        And where were you when the Affirmative Action president didn’t release his college records? You libuffoons are the biggest hypocrites on the planet.

  28. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 9:00 am

    The reason Hitlary was not indicted is because top FBI was in cahoots with Obama and they colluded to cover up for Clinton, just like in her email scandal!! 13 top FBI have been fired over this scandal of FREE Hillary and FRAME Trump!

  29. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 17, 2018 at 8:59 am

    A black president didn’t give any one health care, he forced it down our throats and raped our wallets..pos

  30. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 16, 2018 at 7:28 am

    Our president is one of the best and we’re very lucky to have him in the White House.We are going to make sure that he stays there for the next six years!

  31. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 16, 2018 at 7:27 am

    A modest, respectful and honest President. Unlike the previous crooks, President Trump has delivered on his Campaign promises and done as he said. Accompanied by the beautiful, diligent and wise First Lady Melania. Keep up the great work President Trump and First Lady Melania. #2020 will be a great Re Election. #MAGA #2020

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 16, 2018 at 7:32 am

      Another I-O-W-A

    • bodacious Reply Report comment

      December 16, 2018 at 4:02 pm

      Modest?? “my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don’t feel so stupid or insecure,it’s not your fault”
      Respectful???? “I like people who weren’t captured.”
      Honest?????? “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!”

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 16, 2018 at 5:36 pm

        More Bull from the person who destroys children.

        • bodacious Reply Report comment

          December 16, 2018 at 10:11 pm

          Ha ha ha. They are all in quotes because they have been taken from actual things trump said or tweeted. That is the trouble with many of you trumpettes, you believe only what you want to believe. Everything else is fake news or bs. When his cloak disappears and all you worship is shown to be nothing more than a rich man who tried to use the Presidency as a vessel to more riches, what will you say?

          • Anonymous

            December 17, 2018 at 8:56 am

            I will still say you are full of shit. Always were and always will be. No one can ever believe a Democrat.

  32. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 16, 2018 at 7:27 am

    Photo ID is required for virtually everything we do in a modern society. Drive a car, cash a check, board a plane, purchase adult beverages, the list goes on.. How can it be wrong to require its use for the most essential execution of one’s duty and privilege to vote in a democracy? Any argument against it is nonsense.

  33. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 16, 2018 at 1:44 am

    When are they ever going to listen and put a movie theater back into the mall? I know if they opened that back up there would be alot more people and alot more shops

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 16, 2018 at 3:12 am

      The mall is a jjoke and should be torn down along with most of the north side. The schools should also be torn down and kids shipped out to surrounding town to get a better education. As Jeff Horner said he was ashamed to graduated from MCHS.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 16, 2018 at 7:31 am

        I hate to burst your bubble “again” but the Mid Section and South End of Mason City is much worse for crime and drugs than the north end. Look at the police and sheriff reports and you will see. I do agree about the schools.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 18, 2018 at 9:51 pm

          100% correct. South end has much more crime then north end

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 16, 2018 at 7:33 am

        The left’s AGENDA is to destroy President Trump’s base.
        Every day we will see or hear a new lie or accusation.
        We MUST stand with the President so the left CAN’T win.
        Do Not Let The Lies or Accusations upset you.
        Stand with President Trump until the SWAMP is Emptied!

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 16, 2018 at 7:50 am

        I’m ashamed that he did graduate from MCHS.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 16, 2018 at 3:50 pm

          Too bad you never did graduate from anywhere.

          • Anonymous

            December 16, 2018 at 7:46 pm

            If you only knew, you could eat those words.

          • Anonymous

            December 17, 2018 at 8:58 am

            The schools always pass stupid kids just because it is easier than trying to teach them. Just look at bodacious if you need proof of that.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 18, 2018 at 9:49 pm

      because what remains of the theaters is just an empty shell of a building as seats and screens were removed long ago.

  34. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 5:46 pm

    Democrats care nothing for this country or the real, legal citizens…they have proven it over and over and over!!

  35. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    Not only are minorities walking away but millennials are waking up to the liberal propaganda programming. What you see and hear on TV is not reality.

  36. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:56 pm

    Thing about those fake numbers are most people become Republicans when they grow up, we all were Dems when we were kids, then when we got to the age to start paying attention to right and wrong, we became Repubs, mid to lower 30s, a man told me this over 30 years ago and i thought he was a dumb ass, fooled me he was right. the Dem party will soon end, renamed the Progressive or Liberal party, they only members will be the confused gender and people who do not know which bathroom to use.

  37. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    The reason Texas was so close to being blue this past election cycle is because of all the California and Illinois transplants. They run from what they’ve created only to spread the cancer by continuing to vote for the same types of people that instituted the taxes and policies they moved away from.

    • Scarred For Our Future Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 6:15 pm

      IMO most of the Texas “blue” vote was due to the enormous amount of money spent by the Democrats from all over America that ultimately influenced voters. It is scary that money and the media can warp people’s thinking that the Democratic agenda is good for them. They should take a long hard look at France because that is what we are facing if Democrats agenda is carried out!!!

  38. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    Why is any politician in Washington claiming to know more about what we need on the border than the Border Patrol? How many have been to the border? How many have walked even a hundred yards in the desert? Democrats need to stop using their anus as the place to derive critical thinking.

  39. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    I believe in Climate Change, Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. It changes every year.

  40. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:53 pm

    Mr PRESIDENT TRUMP I have a small Christmas wish am asking for please Sir I want crooked Hillary to get locked up that is ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

  41. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:52 pm

    Build the wall.
    Seal the border.

  42. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 1:51 pm

    Democrats care nothing for this country or the real, legal citizens…they have proven it over and over and over…

  43. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 8:28 am

    It’s funny that Pelosi had no problem giving Iran (who hates us) 150 billion dollars, but has a problem approving 5 billion dollars for a border wall for our security. All the Democrats what to do is stop Trump no matter what he does. They don’t care about our country they just care about power

  44. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 8:27 am

    The is one of the biggest scams since Global Warming. It’s a Witch Hunt that needs to be wrapped up. Mueller should be arrested and prosecuted. It was an attempted Coup D’etat to overthrow our duly elected President Donald J. Trump. #LockMuellerUp.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 11:40 am

      Trump appointed Rosenstein who appointed Mueller. What has Mueller done that he wasn’t appointed to do?

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 15, 2018 at 1:50 pm

        Everything he has done has nothing to do with collusion. It is nothing short of a investigation looking for a crime and it is costing us millions.

        • anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 15, 2018 at 2:35 pm

          How in the hell would you know what he has done and what he hasn’t done? He has indicted many people who have interacted with Trump and his family during the election and the campaign. You don’t get it.

          • Anonymous

            December 15, 2018 at 5:48 pm

            Every single one indicted because they lied. Not a single one on any thing to do with Trump. It is nothing but a Witch Hunt looking for a crime.

  45. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 8:26 am

    DISMANTLE the U.N. and close our borders !!!

  46. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 8:26 am

    Obama’s legacy is becoming a memory… and a very bad one at that

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 4:28 pm

      More like a nightmare, as Texas has found out.

  47. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 8:25 am

    Power to the People. Greedy, fraudulent governments should be brought down. Crooked politicians care nothing for their citizens and only for themselves. Climate change is a farce, a scam, and false science. So, according to some scientists, the earth is supposed to be billions of years old. Why now is there some type of global climate change? It’s all nonsense and pish posh

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 9:30 am

      We pump billions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere each year. There is no free lunch with Mother Nature, there are consequences in doing so. CO2 is a greenhouse gas. Now, you put two and two together.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 15, 2018 at 1:47 pm

        The U.S. has reduced ours. The rest of the world has not. We are not paying for their mistakes. MAGA

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 16, 2018 at 8:24 pm

          Fantastic. I just don’t understand how global warming has become a political issue?!?!? It is unquestionably occurring and it is because of man kinds use of fossil fuels. Why some people try to make this a right vs. left thing is beyond me. It’s akin to lead additvie gasoline all over again where you have those that profit from it convincing the weak minded that the science is a farce.

  48. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 8:24 am

    Thank you president Trump for getting us out of the Paris accord. It is a fraud with very deep and insidious goals , and not an answer to climate change.

  49. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 8:24 am

    We all should be out there by the thousands in support of Trump & angered about the democrats corruptions!! It’s NOT right that you all voted for him then disappeared just to put all the burden on his shoulders to deal with alone!! Support your president as you should. Show this poor man that you care!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 2:38 pm

      The majority didn’t vote for him, maybe you have forgotten mr dump was not who actually won the election? Both him and hillary are crooks, its better to have some cheap entertainment with mr garbage dump.

  50. N.E.MCMAN Reply Report comment

    December 15, 2018 at 7:32 am

    Why was the guy who got shot on railroad property? Was he trying to get across from one side of the track to the other and didn’t want to walk up to 12th St. or down to 1st? Never figured out why the city didn’t make the railroad put in a pedestrian bridge over the tracks at 9th NW (or another street in the area) as part of the “deal” with the railroad.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 8:22 am

      Or, was he trying to steal from the railroad?

  51. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 5:55 pm

    Rumor mill has it that ShopKo is closing.

    • Observer the Original Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 9:35 pm

      Shopko will close pharmacies in Rochester, Austin, Albert Lea, Mason City, and other locations in our area. Kroger purchased 42 locations including 25 in Shopko’s home base of Wisconsin.

      In our area, HyVee will take over filling prescriptions for Shopko.

      This follows a published report from Bloomberg that the chain out of Green Bay is preparing to file for bankruptcy.

  52. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 3:06 pm

    Trump is at present the only thing standing between the American People and a one world Government. Ponder that for a minute and you will understand why it is so important to take a stand and support President Trump with power. It’s not Trump they hate. It’s everything he stands for which is what we stand for. What they really hate is America and Americans.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 5:02 pm

      Trump is part of the global elite, how ignorant can you be? Hes an idiot being used as a public face.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 15, 2018 at 8:02 am

        There is no doubt that,America made the right choice electing Donald J Trump as our President.He is doing a great,great job so far on every front and no doubt he’s going to be re-elected:

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 16, 2018 at 5:21 pm

          While President Trump won the electoral college, he did not win the popular vote. He does not have a mandate. He is a liar and a cheat. If you respect a man who cheated on his wife and then paid the other woman off, I feel sorry for your family. It may not be illegal, but it sure as hell is immoral. Worse than what Bill Clinton did, and that was bad.

  53. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 3:02 pm

    No Muslim should be in our government as they do not honor our beliefs or constitution. Any one voting for a Muslim should understand this fact! And it begins!!! NEVER elect a Muslim into office because they will constantly try to overthrow our Constitution with their Sharia law!!! BIG MISTAKE electing a Muslim…HUGE!!!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 4:28 pm

      Uhm…. seperation of church and state. Someones religious beliefs should not dictate their capabilities to run for public office. Christians and muslims share a lot of the same beliefs. The only difference is language.

    • Observer the Original Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 3:19 am

      What about Jews? Amish? Buddhists? Do we shun them as well because their belief system is different than ours?

      Pray, what happened to the Constitution? Did we strike down: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof”?

      Or is it your wish to take freedoms from others in the name of xenophobia?

  54. Rob Bin Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 9:54 am

    When poor people commit a crime, the state just has to prove they did the thing. For rich people crimes, the state has to prove that in their heart of hearts they knew it was wrong. God I love America!

  55. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 9:46 am

    what is the Michels company boring in Mason City? Fiber optics?

    • Observer the Original Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 9:20 pm

      Micheals is putting in electric lines underground. There are 4 other companies putting utilities underground, from natural gas lines to Mediacom.

      It makes the community look nicer in the long run.

  56. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:50 am

    Obama sent $400 MILLION TAXPAYER DOLLARS to Iran….cash all neatly tied into bricks and loaded onto the unmarked jet in the middle of the night. Iran is no friend of America. This was a secret project of Obama to help his Muslim friends. Obama always enjoyed spending money that was not his to spend

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 9:30 am

      It wasn’t taxpayer dollars you moron. It was money that was Iran’s money and he was returning it. We (the USA) didn’t start stealing from the taxpayers until Trump got into the White House.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm

        Speaking of Morons you Dumb Ass, that money was under sanction and the criminal Obama went around congress and gave it to his Muslim buddy’s. Now it is being used to fund terrorist all around the world. And, P.O.S. like you enable that crap you damn traitor.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 14, 2018 at 3:04 pm

          The US had sanctions against Iran when Obama, all by himself. Without the knowledge or consent of Congress surreptitiously in the dead of night delivered that money to a nation who has sworn to destroy us ever since they held a dozen Embassy workers hostage for a year during Jimmy Carter’s Presidency. They are currently using that money for terrorism against us and Israel.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 14, 2018 at 3:13 pm

          At least you didn’t continue your incorrect claim that it was taxpayers money. If you can, read this and learn something other than the b.s. your right wing sites produce on daily basis. No wonder you are a trump supporter, http://fortune.com/2016/08/05/money-america-iran/

          • Anonymous

            December 15, 2018 at 8:05 am

            Left Wing Bull Shit!

          • Anonymous

            December 15, 2018 at 11:34 am

            Fortune is a conservative leaning publication.

  57. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:50 am

    The US had sanctions against Iran when Obama, all by himself. Without the knowledge or consent of Congress surreptitiously in the dead of night delivered that money to a nation who has sworn to destroy us ever since they held a dozen Embassy workers hostage for a year during Jimmy Carter’s Presidency. They are currently using that money for terrorism against us and Israel.

  58. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:49 am

    Why aren’t these two con artists in prison? If I recall, Hillary stole close to $300,000 worth of furniture from The White House when they left. Why wasn’t she prosecuted for felony grand theft?

  59. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:49 am

    Barry Soetoro did all he could to destroy America from within, he even robbed America in the dead of night as he was leaving office by sending billions to Iran……….this is the one Mueller should be investigating!

  60. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:48 am

    Yep Obama gave us Hope and Change alright. He gave us change in the wrong direction and took away most Americans hope.

  61. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:47 am

    President Obama was nothing but another Career politician. Talked a lot but no action. Jobs were scarce and with Donald Trump there are more Jobs and a better economy. So deny it all you want Dems; this guys doing a great Job.

  62. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:46 am

    When the bribed Clinton puppets in Government & the Judiciary are disposed of, then the Rule of Law will return to the USA.

  63. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 8:45 am

    Tax evasion is what finally put Al Capone in prison. If this is how the Clinton’s end up there is fine with me!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 15, 2018 at 10:01 pm

      They can be cell mates with Trump.

  64. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 7:10 am

    The Senate voted to end our military aid to Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen. It is a slap to Trump and his defense of Saudi Arabia’s assassination of Jamal Khashoggi. It was a unanimous vote. Still think this joker is going to make it 2 more years?

  65. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 4:51 am

    Bill shut up! Shut up who cares!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 8:42 am

      Big deal. No one gives a shit, including Trump.

  66. Bill Amos Reply Report comment

    December 14, 2018 at 2:42 am

    My my! seems to bit of animosity (PUN INTENDED!) to my announcement that I AM going to open my own local (North Iowa) news site. With classified ads…but NOT commercial ads…(I’m not THAT desperate for income.) I have MUCH professional writing experience. And I have a web master to assist me. I have a cadre of investors. And MANY volunteers who would like to see certain publications go belly-up.
    Ahhh… But alas! MY North Iowa news site will be exclusive. As in “Invitation Only”. As in to the “Chosen Few”. Password required to even LOOK at it. So adios, NIT losers!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 3:13 am

      Shut up and do it already.

    • Observer the Original Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 3:33 am

      As I put forth in my comment earlier, such a model is not sustainable. Good luck, but such a plan is not realistic.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 14, 2018 at 8:41 am

        That sounds just like another Peter the Great Scheme. It has been tried by him over and over and always fails.

        • Observer the Original Reply Report comment

          December 14, 2018 at 9:23 pm

          I am glad I was not the only one to get that impression.

          I have to ask, will he come back with another auto stripped of it’s body panels and doors?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 7:53 am

      When?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 9:35 pm

      ” I could do it, but I’m not going to because said reason” you obviously are a nobody. Stop fooling yourself, and go talk to one of your idiot friends on the public transit. Piss pants marry probably eats up your bull banter. Poop breath john is your biggest supporter. Covering your transit fee to repay for your amazing advice. Don’t forget the free lunch at the kitchen, those patrons could be your campaign backers.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 16, 2018 at 3:15 am

      Your opinion is flawd sir. NIT is to good for you.

  67. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 6:24 pm

    At 78 I think Pelosi has dementia, listen to what this woman says, it’s not normal. Pelosi DEFINITELY needs removed from the position she holds. She is not capable of one rational thought or sentence.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 9:38 am

      You are mixed up. Trump has dementia. He can’t remember anything even what he says from one day to the next.

  68. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    NO INTELLIGENT PERSON SHOULD EVER BELIEVE A SINGLE WORD THAT COMES OUT OF PELOSI’s PREDATOR MOUTH.

  69. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 6:23 pm

    I have become so ashamed of this country~~ we now take a person and investigate till we find a crime, instead of taking a crime, and investigate till we find the person! justice is no longer equal, it is a tool to a political end~~ we are no longer free!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 14, 2018 at 12:51 pm

      Seems fair. The country’s ashamed of you too.

  70. Helbram Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 10:24 am

    Mrs. Hatfield just because you were stupid enough to marry Mike doesn’t mean you’re handicapped. So stop parking in handicapped spots you stupid lazy cow.

  71. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 8:10 am

    Remove all warning labels, legalize all drugs, cancel all speed limits & give everybody a gun, that should sort the gene pool out rather quickly!.

  72. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 8:09 am

    t is a national disgrace that Clinton and Obama are never held accountable for their blatant, in your face, criminal acts.

  73. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 8:08 am

    PERFECTLY PLAYED PRESIDENT TRUMP ! THAT SHOOTS PELOSI’S AND CHUCKIE BOY’S VIEW OF THEIR SO CALLED VIEW OF TRANSPARENCY ALL TO HELL ! GO GO PRESIDENT TRUMP ! MERRY CHRISTMAS DEMS !

  74. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 8:08 am

    Have you noticed on all the talk shows the Liberals just sit there with that stupid grin on their face like Chucky when they are out of lies

  75. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 8:07 am

    They can’t believe Trump would have the audacity to invite the press and open the meeting..Pelosi was ready to have a seizure and Schumer couldn’t handle the thought that a sitting president has prioritized border security over his personal risk of being the cause of a government shutdown.The Dems had planned a closed door meeting where they would DEMAND crap! GO TRUMP!

  76. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    December 13, 2018 at 8:06 am

    Ok my 401 k plan is higher than ever! Gas prices at a 4 year low! Unemployment at a 51 year low! Economy growth over 4 percent! And these democrats wonder why I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS PRESIDENT AND WANT HIM FOR ANOTHER 4 YEARS!!! O bonus this President DEFENDING OUR BORDERS!!! STOPPING ILLEGALS IMMIGRATION!!! Awww the obama Democratic plan to government control socialism STOPPED !!!!! No wonder Nancy’s pantyhose are in a knot !!!!!

    • anonymous Reply Report comment

      December 13, 2018 at 2:51 pm

      How can I get in your 401K? Because mine has lost about 20,000 in the 6 weeks. Thanks to Knot Heads tariffs and foreign policies.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        December 13, 2018 at 4:48 pm

        Same with mine.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          December 13, 2018 at 6:27 pm

          And, how much did you gain in the last two years? Now that the China Tariffs are being settled you will see a lot more. Of course you always have that liberal algorythym to deal with. That is the reason your stocks went down A stupid program that was written wrong.

          • anonymous

            December 14, 2018 at 9:39 am

            Whatever I gained in the last two years, I lost this year.

          • Anonymous

            December 14, 2018 at 10:22 am

            You’re terrible at investing. Even with the recent stock market losses, I’m still up over 40% since Trump came into office. Even if you just had purchased index funds, the Dow was as at 19,800 when Trump came Into office. It’s well over 24,000 today.

          • anonymous

            December 15, 2018 at 9:42 am

            I’m sure your a regular Edward Jones genius! How did your boy Dump do today as the market lost another 500 points.

          • Anonymous

            December 15, 2018 at 10:45 am

            I love it when the stock market dips. That means the stocks are on sale and it’s time to buy.

            PS. The Dow is still up about 5000 points since trump came into office. Once he resolved the trade issue with China (which needs to be done and no other president had the balls to address), the stock market will do very well.