The Des Moines (Iowa) Register, one of the two printed dailies that I read, has done some work to revamp the Politics section  of their web site. As part of that effort, they have added “Featured Political Bloggers”, providing perspectives from the Right, the Left, and Across the Spectrum. Yours truly is one of the “From the Right” bloggers. More information about these changes will be included in the Sun
Although I’m pleased to be included in this project, more importantly I’m impressed that the Register is providing a forum that allows more established bloggers an opportunity to present opinions on topics that are important to everyone from such a variety of perspectives. Most people in Central Iowa recognize that the Register’s editorial positions tend to lean to the Left (although they occasionally surprise us). It is an exceptional publication that works with people from an opposing perspective as actively as The Des Moines Register is at this time.
Bloggers featured (all from Iowa) include:
From the Left:
From the Right:
- Katie Koberg (VP of Iowans for Tax Relief )
- Shane Vander Hart (Caffeinated Thoughts  and occasionally here at The Conservative Reader)
- Art Smith (The Conservative Reader )
From Across The Spectrum:
All of these folks have great ideas and I’m looking forward to interacting with them and Des Moines Register readers.
This coming week will also be the beginning of four weeks of filling in for Tim Albrecht on his internet radio program “The Beanwalker Live!” on the Macs World Live  internet radio station (“Des Moines Local, Live!”) . On Tuesday September 29th, I will be filling the 4:00 to 5:00 PM time slot. On Octobers 6th, 13th and 20th, I will be doing the entire two hours from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. I plan to have some great guests in October, so please check it out! And if you can’t catch it live, podcasts will be available!
Cross-posted from The Conservative Reader .