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Oct
19
2018

Why conservatives should vote for J.D. Scholten

I often agree with conservative values but find that conservative policies don’t reflect those values as well as I’d like. In many cases J.D. Scholten, candidate for U.S. Congress, supports conservative values better than incumbent Steve King. For example, most conservatives consider themselves “pro-life”. A pro-life stance should make people in favor of universal health … Continue reading Why conservatives should vote for J.D. Scholten

Oct
19
2018

Letter: Scholten is the clear pick for the 4th

As an independent voter, I am usually forced to choose between the lesser of two evils when voting for my representatives. That being said, I am grateful that I get to vote for J. D. Scholten this year in the 4th District race for Congress. His platform of economic reform to benefit the middle class, … Continue reading Letter: Scholten is the clear pick for the 4th

Oct
10
2018

Why one county Farm Bureau endorsed Scholten

Iowa Farm Bureau granted Steve King their endorsement. Here’s why my county, the Winnebago Farm Bureau, did not. Ethanol is under attack. The EPA gave out “hardship waivers” to “small” refineries. This undermined the RFS without doing so legislatively. Ethanol margins have reached disastrous levels with two plants in King’s district dialing back or temporarily … Continue reading Why one county Farm Bureau endorsed Scholten

Oct
08
2018

Scholten is the change needed in 4th District

To all of my friends who live in the 4th District, I encourage you to vote for J.D. Scholten for Congress. Setting aside all of the usual issues most people bring up about Rep. Steve King, there’s one thing that it comes down to: Who is going to actually put in the work to represent … Continue reading Scholten is the change needed in 4th District

Sep
30
2018

LETTER: Scholten represents a ‘vision for a brighter future’

The person we send to Washington this election year should represent our values, our hopes, and a vision for a brighter future. J.D. Scholten, a Sioux City native, presents an opportunity for us to do that. For 15 years a living embodiment of our worst fears, Steve King has represented us. Fifteen years without a … Continue reading LETTER: Scholten represents a ‘vision for a brighter future’

Sep
23
2018

LETTER: Steve King: A ‘do-nothing’ member of Congress

In a recent Journal online poll, “Should Steve King and J.D. Scholten debate?”, a majority of 86 percent voted a resounding “yes. The Journal published an editorial on Sept. 16 in support of a debate between the two candidates. Then why does Steve King refuse to debate? Because King has everything to lose and nothing … Continue reading LETTER: Steve King: A ‘do-nothing’ member of Congress