The Danger of Campaign Finance Reform

The Danger of Campaign Finance Reform

Beware those “good government” liberals seeking to fix election laws. Because what they are really after is restricting, and even criminalizing political activity, to better control the outcomes. You may have noticed a big wave of concern at the Statehouse...
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Will the Real Conservatives Please Stand Up

Will the Real Conservatives Please Stand Up

Last night was a special night at the Center on the Park in Meridian because Idahoans got an opportunity to meet nine of Idaho’s most conservative legislators. These are the public servants who have taken the time out of their...
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Can Idaho’s Legislative Process be Restored?

Can Idaho’s Legislative Process be Restored?

Idaho’s 64th legislative session kicks off next week and many Idahoans are unaware of the onslaught of new laws that will be presented. Last year it was reported that 785 pieces of legislation were drafted, 540 were allowed to be...
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Should We Redefine ‘Victim’ in the Idaho Constitution?

Should We Redefine ‘Victim’ in the Idaho Constitution?

Another polarizing issue waiting for Idaho’s 64th legislative session has to do with changing crime victims’ rights in the Idaho Constitution, commonly referred to as Marsy’s Law. “Marsy’s Law” refers to the California law, ...
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Urban Renewal is a Blight on our Wallets

Urban Renewal is a Blight on our Wallets

Urban renewal is typically portrayed in a positive manner. After all, who doesn’t want to eliminate run-down areas of our municipalities? Even though urban renewal sounds like a great idea, it requires much more scrutiny than it has been given...
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Representative Government in Idaho Is Broken

Representative Government in Idaho Is Broken

Submission to Gem State Patriot: September 30, 2017 Evalyn Bennett, 6 East Ute Road, Salmon, Idaho 83467 (208) 756-3974 Publisher’s Note: This article reprints the author’s previously published commentary in the Post Register. Those commentary exce...
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John Green Announces Candidacy for Idaho Legislative District 2, Seat B

John Green Announces Candidacy for Idaho Legislative District 2, Seat B

(RATHDRUM, IDAHO) – John Green, of Rathdrum, Idaho, has announced he will run for the 2018 Republican Nomination for the Idaho Legislative District 2 Seat currently held by Eric Redman (R), who will not seek reelection. “I have spent the...
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Luke Malek is a Phony and a Crony

Luke Malek is a Phony and a Crony

A couple of quick political comments on Luke Malek and Governor Otter. Malek’s entry into Idaho’s first district congressional race is nothing more than a way to dilute and redistribute the vote by the crony establishment in an attempt to...
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Time for Rep. Kelley Packer to Pack her Baggage and Find a Real Job

Time for Rep. Kelley Packer to Pack her Baggage and Find a Real Job

Why is it that we have so few truly conservative candidates running for office in this reddest of the red states? When we look at the list for Lieutenant Governor, I have to cringe, bow my head, and pray that...
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