Editorial: Lower corporate taxes

According to a state-by-state study of 2013 law from the conservative-leaning Tax Foundation, Iowa's tax climate in the ninth most burdensome in the country for businesses. If the state government wants to use its fiscal surplus to stimulate growth, it should lower the state's corporate tax rate.

Ponnada: Too 'hot' to work

The Iowa Supreme Court announced last week that it will reconsider the case of Melissa Nelson - a dental assistant in Webster County who was fired in 2010 for being "too hot" and, thus, a threat to her boss's marriage. It is, of course, not OK for a woman to get fired for being too sexy.

Elliot: You say tomato, I say J'accuse

I don't know how supermarkets work where you come from, but where I come from, streets tend not to run through supermarkets. Something about auto pollution ruining the produce in the produce section via particulate matter. Or some such liberal blather.

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