Robert Brownell for Polk County Supervisor

Welcome to the Brownell for Supervisor website!  Please take a moment to browse my site.  I have included links to my Facebook, LinkedIn as well as my blog, which I will be posting my thoughts and opinions to weekly.   Please feel free to contact me with your ideas and suggestions for making Polk County a better place to live, work and play. 
 
Robert Brownell

 
BOB'S LATEST BLOG POSTS
Jailhouse Blues...and Reds
If you've ever had your house or car broken into, aside from feeling angry, violated and helpless, you want to see the person who did it to you receive a measure of justice. You're not too interested in what "jail diversion" option might be available to the miscreant. You just want to see that person in an [...]
 
Alarmism in cable news networks
I was watching CNBC one day while I was working out. I wanted to get their perspective on the next financial catastrophe that might befall us. CNBC tends a little toward the "alarmist" side of the spectrum. If you're not aware of that, that's probably because you avoid the cable news channels. Hats off to[...]
 
The tortoise and … the tortoise
I am sure the people of Iowa welcomed Speaker Pelosi and are grateful for her first hand accounting, in September, of the damage incurred by our state as a result of the flooding in early June of this year. It was good to see her putting in some quality time with us.[...]
 
The Clive Trolley
The "D-Line" is the newest offering in public transportation in greater Des Moines. This service offers a trolley-like vehicle that goes east to west from the capitol building to the Meredith Publishing Corporation and then back again. About 20 or 25 blocks one-way. There?s several trolleys on it, so you never have to wait more [...]
 
Bad Choices: Nature or Nurture?
I was "invited" by the US Attorney, Matt Whittaker, and his office to testify for the prosecution in the CIETC trial of multiple defendants. The testimony was directed at three defendants, but not the CIETC CEO Romona Cunningham. Her trial would be separate, if she ever was to have one. Something occurred to me during [...]
 
 
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