All Polls are not Equal: Fulcher Maintains Strong Lead With Conservatives

All Polls are not Equal: Fulcher Maintains Strong Lead With Conservatives

The Editorial Board of the Gem State Patriot decided to do this poll for the 2018 gubernatorial race because of a poll published by the Idaho Freedom Foundation taken Feb. 6 – 8. While we have enormous respect for the...
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You Want a Good Governor for Idaho? ‘Read the Resume’

You Want a Good Governor for Idaho? ‘Read the Resume’

We just finished reading Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman article “2018 campaign for governor starts now” and tried to figure out why his first comments were about Congressman Labrador. The Congressman is not even a declared candida...
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Grocery Tax Repeal Vetoed: Governor Says, Screw the Taxpayers

Grocery Tax Repeal Vetoed: Governor Says, Screw the Taxpayers

Otter says the money you would save by repealing the grocery tax is imaginary. Next time you buy groceries for your family take out your imaginary money and think about the Governor living it up on his ranch catering to...
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VIDEO: Bob Neugebauer testifies in favor of repealing the sales tax on groceries

VIDEO: Bob Neugebauer testifies in favor of repealing the sales tax on groceries

Bob Neugebauer (AKA “Tea Party Bob”) testifies in favor of H 67a, the repeal of the sales tax on groceries. You can read his testimony here.
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Testimony for a Hearing on Elimination of Grocery Tax

Testimony for a Hearing on Elimination of Grocery Tax

I have been fighting for four years to eliminate this horribly regressive grocery tax on the citizens of Idaho. Let me start off by saying that none of the members of this committee look malnourished, but there are many people...
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Senate Moves to Restrict Idahoans’ Constitutional Choice of Medical Care

Senate Moves to Restrict Idahoans’ Constitutional Choice of Medical Care

The Senate State Affairs committee today voted to restrict your choice in medical care by approving SB 1182 regarding amending section 16-1627, of Idaho code, to revise a provision regarding treatment by prayer through spiritual means. Here is a link...
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Get Government out of Healthcare and ‘Put the People Back in Charge’

Get Government out of Healthcare and ‘Put the People Back in Charge’

The solution to fixing healthcare in America is not going to be solved by having insurance companies cross state lines because even if we did allow them to cross, what assurance is there that costs would come down and choices...
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Healthcare Starts with the Individual, not in the Legislature

Healthcare Starts with the Individual, not in the Legislature

Solving our healthcare problem is not going to happen in one fell swoop as the problem did not just start with Obamacare; it has been festering a long time and part of the problem is thinking that everyone is entitled...
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Senator Hagedorn Knows Best about Article V Convention?

Senator Hagedorn Knows Best about Article V Convention?

In a 5 to 4 vote, Idaho’s Senate panel voted in favor of an Article V constitutional Convention. There were 25 participants who testified before the panel but to no avail, as Senator Hagedorn, the leader of this Rat Pack,...
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