Ames (Iowa)

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Ted Cruz's Dad Says Obama Wants to Make Government Your God and Kill Your Grandma

    Early in Ted Cruz's campaign for the U.S. Senate, he released a campaign ad featuring an idyllic shot of him and his father walking on a sun-dappled path shaded by live oaks. His father, young Cruz explains in a voiceover, escaped torture in Cuba by fleeing to Texas, where he came to embody the Amer ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2004
  • News

    June 15, 2000


    Every egg matters; The little ingrates; Groucho does Iowa; Conan's feminine side; Salt in the wounds

  • Music

    May 30, 1996

    Batter up

    In the midst of a silver age, the Light Crust Doughboys are swinging for the bleachers