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The Jim Crow South that Don Wooten grew up in and railed against in Tuesday's newspaper was ended by President Lyndon Johnson and the congressional Republicans in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The only real vestige of that era is President Joe Biden, who opposed the movement, claiming desegregation would create a "racial jungle."

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DES MOINES --- Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the U.N., will attend the Republican Party of Iowa’s summer fundraiser. Haley will attend the party’s Lincoln Dinner on Thursday, June 24.

Republicans are trying to portray themselves as the political party for working people. Nice try, but they aren’t fooling anybody. Not one Republican in the House or Senate voted for President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, which he signed on March 11.

Republicans, Democrats and independents are all people I call friends, and with whom I have had lively debates. However, we all agreed on one thing: On Nov. 4, 2020, we breathed a sigh of relief that we would not have to watch any more political television ads.

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