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Iowa has one of the best election systems in the country. We consistently rank among the top 10 states for voter registration and participation. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we set turnout records in 2020 for the June primary and November general election. Now, politicians in Washington, D…

Working in the news business for several decades I heard and read scores of rumors, myths, urban legends, conspiracy theories and outright bogus tales. Because of my job, some of the believers of this fiction insisted that I publish it in the newspaper. “People need to know this,” they demanded.

It had been a while since I enjoyed a cup of coffee with my cantankerous old buddy, Ebeneezer Griper. As luck would have it, I saw his rusty old Studebaker pickup in the coffee shop parking lot as I drove by. I turned around, parked my car and found Eb sitting at a back table.