Friday, 22 February 2019

A Case against Fining Drivers for Using Cell Phones

A Case against Fining Drivers for Using Cell Phones

I would like to chime in on the legislative argument requiring larger fines for cell phone use while driving. I think the government has...
Why are Idaho School District Levies & Bonds EXEMPT From Campaign Finance Reports?

Why are Idaho School District Levies & Bonds EXEMPT From Campaign Finance Reports?

Coeur d Alene School District 271 is asking for another levy in the amount of $40,000,000 for the next two years. The election is...
Is there Forest Service Bias in Forest Plan Revision?

Is there Forest Service Bias in Forest Plan Revision?

Should Forest Service managers with direct oversight for Forest Plan Revision attend (and chair) meetings of an organization that could influence plan revision? Forest...
Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

1. It creates broad new rights which do not apply to all people. The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal (SJR101) would create an entirely new...
Industrial Hemp – Good or Bad for Idaho?

Industrial Hemp – Good or Bad for Idaho?

The Real Problem: My good friend Tom Munds often talks about how big government has control of our lives and Mark Meckler insists emphatically...
Heck NO, Rep. Simpson

Heck NO, Rep. Simpson

The federal government has increasingly been engaging in public-private partnerships (P3) as a way in which to fund projects. A huge portion of these...
Why Legislative Do-Gooders Hurt More than Help

Why Legislative Do-Gooders Hurt More than Help

Minimum wage and Medicaid Expansion are programs designed to help those on the margin. Unfortunately, those who seem to assume a position of moral...
The Democratic Party’s History of Anarchy: Part 4

The Democratic Party’s History of Anarchy: Part 4

Whether it was the Southern Democrats donning the white hoods to intimidate minorities and enforce Jim Crow laws or turning a blind eye on...
Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

The backers of “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” claim that their proposal to modify Idaho’s Constitution will “provide additional rights to crime victims.” On the...
Socialism is here – You Just Don’t Recognize It

Socialism is here – You Just Don’t Recognize It

Socialism has been a part of our government structure since FDR who was the first president to introduce social programs in the nineteen hundreds....
Tea Party Bob’s Take on the State of the Union

Tea Party Bob’s Take on the State of the Union

In Retrospect, this was probably one of the most momentous State of the Union speeches ever given by a President, and I say that...
Would You Take the Life of an Unborn Child?

Would You Take the Life of an Unborn Child?

Any discussion regarding abortion rights should acknowledge certain fundamental truths. First of all, there is no sin greater than God’s Love and Grace. God...