The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

Opinion
  • Energy initiatives approvedat statehouse Clean energy just makes sense to me, and I was happy to vote for several Senate bills that are good for the environment and the economy as well. As a leader in wind energy and ethanol, Iowa is showing the nation that clean energy works. Bipartisan s

    April 5, 2014

  • Sex and race equality There are several race and sex issues that need addressing. Let's look at a few of them with an ear to these questions: Should we insist upon equal treatment of people by race and sex or tolerate differences in treatment? And just how equal are peopl

    April 3, 2014

  • Duo to perform at library The Vermont singer/songwriter duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson will perform at the Clinton Public Library on Saturday at 2 p.m. on the second floor of the main library. The close harmony and traditional folk sound will please listeners of all age

    April 3, 2014

  • Talk to bosses about dress code DEAR ANNIE: I'm 18 years old. I work two jobs to save money for college next year, one during the week and the other at a coffee shop on the weekends. Last week, my boss from the coffee shop sent an email to all employees saying that we are now requi

    April 3, 2014

  • Senators right to demand answers over refinery spill It's not like Illinois senators have never poked their noses into Indiana issues before. Former Illinois Sen. Paul Douglas led the battle to save the Indiana Dunes. Now senators Mark Kirk, a Republican, and Dick Durbin, a Democrat, are demanding answ

    April 3, 2014

  • Lawmakers should push for greyhound tracks closure One has to wonder why the Iowa Legislature is even involved. Iowa's foray into gambling began in the 1980s when the first greyhound race track opened in Dubuque. Then and current Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was on hand for the grand opening, which inclu

    April 2, 2014

  • Time to move forward at humane society

    The Gateway area needs a humane society. We’ve known that for years, and after a three-part series last week showing various issues at the Clinton Humane Society, we still believe that sentiment is true.

    However, something must change as the society moves forward.

    April 2, 2014

  • Can you 'recuperate' your 'subjectivities'? The mother of the 16-year-old pro-life demonstrator who suffered a rough confrontation with a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has shown a rare civility -- the spirit liberals are forever bemoaning the lack of but rarely demo

    April 2, 2014

  • There are many approaches to solve bed-wetting issue DEAR ANNIE: This is in response to "Bedwetter," who is afraid to move in with his girlfriend for fear she'll find out he still wets the bed. My oldest son had a problem with bedwetting and was unable to attend sleepovers because he didn't want his fr

    March 29, 2014

  • Actions speak louder than Kirk's, Durbin's words Illinois' two U.S. senators, Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, claim they're all for electronic filing of campaign finance reports -- but unfortunately not enough to actually do it. House members file their campaign finance disclosures online, which gives t

    March 29, 2014

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With the Clinton County Justice Coordinating Commission and the Clinton County Board of Supervisors discussing proposals to construct a new jail, do you think the time has come for Clinton County to construct such a facility?

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