David Barker
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  Welcome to my web page. Topics include real estate, taxes, economics, politics, Iowa, travel, and anything else I think of. Thanks for your interest!
My book, Welcome to Free America, is now available! Click the image below to buy it! 
Recent Media:

Little Village Magazine 1/10/2014 Article on Bitcoin
Iowa City Press Citizen 10/7/2013 Op-Ed on bookstores
Cityscape Article on rental housing and child welfare
Iowa City Press Citizen 4/13/2013 Op-Ed on thrift
Iowa City Press Citizen 2/15/2013 Letter on downtown development
IowaNow 9/25/2012  Article about my research on slime mold models of cities
Quad-Cities Online 9/20/2012  Article about groundbreaking for new apartments in Silvis, Illinois
Bankrate.com  9/11/2012  I am quoted about Federal Reserve
Quad-Cities Online 5/1/2012  Article about approval of construction project in Silvis, Illinois
Iowa City Press Citizen
NPR, 6/12/2012

Stossel 3/1/2012

The Dylan Ratigan Show 1/9/2012