Trying to extend unemployment? Prepare to bang your head against the bureaucracy

Our story so far … May 2020: The local newspaper discards with your friendly neighborhood paragraph stacker in a round of layoffs amidst the pandemic. August 2020: After months of fruitless job searching, Finney begins graduate school at Drake University to finish his master’s degree and become a schoolteacher. December 2020: Finney takes a jobContinue reading “Trying to extend unemployment? Prepare to bang your head against the bureaucracy”

COVID Kim Reynolds cracks, issues mask order but not before making Iowans look like a bunch of dummies

ITEM FIRST: COVID Kim cracked. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds finally issued a statewide mask order. The long-overdue order came 9 months into a pandemic that has killed more than 2,000 Iowans. It came a day after COVID Kim made national headlines babbling about science on “both sides” of masks for preventive measures against the spread.Continue reading “COVID Kim Reynolds cracks, issues mask order but not before making Iowans look like a bunch of dummies”