Campaign investments can become social media ghost towns

Campaign investments can become social media ghost towns

Political campaigns tend to be stressful and even frenetic endeavors as candidates struggle to fill out surveys, attend forums and debates, answer constituent questions, and keep up with advertising and social media. If a candidate is fortunate, they are able...
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‘Red Flag’ laws are just another gun confiscation scheme

‘Red Flag’ laws are just another gun confiscation scheme

— Published with Permission of ParrishMiller.com — The latest scheme from the gun grabbers is called “red flag” laws and, unlike most their other schemes, even nominally conservative pundits and publications are getting on board with this a...
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Police State Nightmares Courtesy of Luke Malek

Police State Nightmares Courtesy of Luke Malek

It was February of 2014, and Rep. Luke Malek was back to his old tricks, pushing Idaho to become even more of a police state, fighting against criminal justice reform by actively engaging in over-criminalization. For him, it was nothing...
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Why ‘Innocent Until Proven Guilty’ Matters More than Ever

Why ‘Innocent Until Proven Guilty’ Matters More than Ever

What we are seeing today is the normalization of a disturbing trend which has been slowly growing over the last couple of decades: The wholesale destruction of lives and careers through rumors, speculation, and salacious gossip spread by a partisan,...
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Idaho Lawmaker Berates ‘Loser Snowflakes’ for Suffering from the Problems He Helped Create

Idaho Lawmaker Berates ‘Loser Snowflakes’ for Suffering from the Problems He Helped Create

Perhaps it’s time the “loser snowflakes” of the world started recognizing the real source of their problems. Stephen Hartgen is a Republican Idaho State Representative from Twin Falls. This means he spends 3-4 months every year in session in...
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Idaho’s Campus Carry Law Needs Reform

Idaho’s Campus Carry Law Needs Reform

It has been three years since Idaho passed its version of campus carry and one year since Idaho passed permitless carry, and yet—despite the forecast of mass chaos from Michael Bloomberg and the rest of his Chicken Little cohorts—the sky...
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Presumption of Incompetence: How Occupational Licensing Abrogates Liberty

Presumption of Incompetence: How Occupational Licensing Abrogates Liberty

The most basic right of every individual is the right to be left alone so long as the individual is not infringing on the equal and equivalent rights of others to do the same. Peaceful people shouldn’t face state aggression...
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Taxed Enough Already? Idaho’s Tax Climate is the worst in the Region

Taxed Enough Already? Idaho’s Tax Climate is the worst in the Region

Idaho enjoys a reputation as a ‘conservative’ state due primarily to the Republican supermajority in the state legislature, but despite the commonality of the belief, the reality is far different. Yes, Idaho has less restrictive gun laws than many ...
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‘Campus carry’ in Idaho is still mostly illegal

‘Campus carry’ in Idaho is still mostly illegal

The world was saddened by the news of another mass shooting on Thursday, and the tale of a gunman shooting people in the head at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, quickly reignited the debate over concealed carry, campus carry,...
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St. Luke’s is a bully

St. Luke’s is a bully

St. Luke’s is Idaho’s largest hospital system, and although it operates as a non-profit, it had nearly $1.9 billion in assets as of the September 30, 2013 according to its latest consolidated financial statement. Recently St. Luke’s has been ...
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