The Media is the Propaganda Arm of the Progressive Movement

The Media is the Propaganda Arm of the Progressive Movement

54     Trump has called the media the “enemy of the people,” but he is only half correct. The media is most certainly the enemy of those people who support freedom and liberty, but it remains a close ally of those who...
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The Initiative Process Furthers the Progressive Goal of Direct Democracy

The Initiative Process Furthers the Progressive Goal of Direct Democracy

196     “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” It may not have been Winston Churchill who said it, but that does not make it any less accurate. We have received myriad wa...
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Medicaid Expansion and the Looming Disaster of Socialism

Medicaid Expansion and the Looming Disaster of Socialism

83     It’s quite unfortunate indeed that the political left’s long con of turning a constitutional republic based on individual rights into a socialist democracy is actually working. I, for one, don’t give a damn wha...
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Marsy’s Law 2.0 Still Has Many Serious Problems

Marsy’s Law 2.0 Still Has Many Serious Problems

232     Marsy’s Law 2.0 (SJR102) was introduced on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, and it corrects some of the major problems with the original Marsy’s Law proposal (SJR101) by removing entirely the ambiguous and undefined ri...
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Marsy’s Law Tramples “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” Underfoot

Marsy’s Law Tramples “Innocent Until Proven Guilty” Underfoot

259     The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal will create a brand new constitutional right to “reasonable protection” against “the accused” (not just those who are convicted) for “crime vi...
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Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

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

898     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 surface, this may sound like a good i...
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Campaign investments can become social media ghost towns

Campaign investments can become social media ghost towns

    1 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 candida...
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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 publicatio...
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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...
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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 gos...
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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...
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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 ...
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