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There are 187 comments on the Des Moines Register story from Jun 16, 2009, titled Your 2 Cents' Worth Submit brief anonymous comments at DesMoines.... In it, Des Moines Register reports that:

To Deafened: The bikes are loud so four-wheelers don't hit us. - Story City 50248 Building wind tower farms to harness the power for electricity sounds like a great idea for saving us heating and cooling costs here in central Iowa since many of the farms are nearby.

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Angry in Polk County

Albany, GA

#105 Mar 26, 2013
Need a job, just apply to the State Department of Education in the capitol complex. Don't pass the screening criteria for an interview, not a problem. Don't have the correct qualifications for the position approved to be filled by the state's Dept. of Administrative Services, not a problem. All you need is a "connection" to the Director of Education. Nepotism is alive and well at that state department. Iowa's public education will continue to suffer and Iowa taxpayers/voters are being shortchanged with what the "Education Governor" has put in place in the Dept of Education leadership. Underqualified, underexperienced leadership that has no real clue or plan that can be achieved. Iowa's children will suffer from this gargantuan mistake in Branstad's choice of a Director of Education. Clean house before it is too late.
very concerned

Osceola, IA

#106 May 18, 2013
Republicans, not all, try and raise their income and benefits. How is this not raising taxes?

Osceola, IA

#107 May 20, 2013
what about the very expensive offices for republicans and democrats? taxpayers are footing the bill.

Creston, IA

#108 Jun 25, 2013
I wish someone from the media would explain to me why a chef who tells the truth about something gets more news coverage than a federal government employee that lies to congress.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#109 Jun 26, 2013
It's called Social Engineering....designed to keep hammering the point, that they are just the same as everyone else....You may need a bit mo
Vote No for incumbents

United States

#110 Aug 6, 2013
The only thing I can see that's better with our government since Charles Grassley and Tom Harkin have been representing us is their Compensation package.
zip 50320

Des Moines, IA

#111 Sep 9, 2013
I would like to know how someone, who lives at home; works; and pays no bills, can get $200.00 a month in food stamps; when someone on disability or Medicare who, pays rent and all their utilites and only gets 1/4 of that amount. What's wrong with this picture?

Newton, IA

#112 Oct 25, 2013

Since: Oct 12

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#113 Oct 25, 2013
TRIPLE D wrote:
Especially the "DO NOTHING" teaparty House republican's that just forced a shutdown, threatening our economy and costing American taxpayers $24 BILLION DOLLARS......

Newton, IA

#114 Oct 29, 2013
To the City Boy tired of supporting farmers. Do not be mistaken, you definitely are not supporting the farmer, but because of him you have food to eat, materials for things in your home, at your job & at your choice of lay. You need to be grateful to the farmers out here because without them, all of us would have a very hard time surviving on our own. They are not JUST farmers either, as now it takes a lot of knowledge, education & hard work to be a successful farmer. Before knocking them, go out & follow them around the farm for a few days.

Ankeny, IA

#115 Nov 9, 2013
can cops and other follow a person around for a whole year without any reason. because that what happing to me every day. and they have no reason to do so so can some tell how I can get this stoped
because they have stressed me out so much that my hair is coming out and I have chest pains because when every I leave my home I am followed by a number of them and now I have to take meds for stress. no one has ever told me why they are there. thank you lulu

Fremont, NE

#118 Dec 13, 2013
To 25 year old just amazed: Your a complete idiot! I have paid in to Social Security since I was 16. The government has spent this money foolishly through the years. I deserve my money that THEY have supposedly put away and invested wisely!! I'm glad your not my child. Read a paper once in awhile.
Te Amano

Auckland, New Zealand

#119 Dec 16, 2013
NW Iowa Straight Shooter wrote:
The reason Sarah Palin acts embarrassingly dizzy is because she talks in circles.
The reason you don't make sense is because you're a fucktard.
50265 abc

West Des Moines, IA

#120 Dec 17, 2013
The article about the hospitals chargin g 12 to 18 dollars a day for parents of sick kids to park? Ask your CEO to hang a sign saying al they really care about is money.

Since: Dec 13

Location hidden

#121 Dec 17, 2013
The reason there are so many robberies in newton is because all the drug addicts are out of money they are loosing there jobs and need to steal to trade to buy meth or steal at walmart return it then get meth.

Newton, IA

#122 Jan 4, 2014
With Terry Braindead as Iowa's governor, it is no wonder why people from other states think IOWA stands for "Idiots Out Wondering Around."
old fart

Newton, IA

#123 Jan 5, 2014
Calling school off for cold weather? How are kids to learn responsibility? We went to school when the real temp was -20,-30 or worse. We slept in upstairs bedrooms, without heat. We walked down long farm lanes & waited for the bus. These younger generations shirk responsibility more & more. Parents need to teach their kids to dress warm & send them off to school. Not sure who's a bigger winer, the kids or their parents.

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#124 Jan 5, 2014
Did'nt they teach you any logic or common sense?
Likes State Fair

Madison, WI

#125 Feb 5, 2014
I agree, let's not change anything at the State Fair and keep it just like it used to be! Let's shut off all the air conditioners in the buildings, don't take any kind of credit/debit cards anywhere, and oh yes - no golf carts, trams or motorized carts - the walk will do you good!

Winterset, IA

#127 Mar 1, 2014
So Girl Scouts in Arizona can now sell Marijuana cookies . What the blank has happened to this country? Which feeble minded Politician should we give credit to for this?

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