Slaying Idaho’s Leftist Dragon

Slaying Idaho’s Leftist Dragon

If you want to slay the Dragon, you have to be willing to cut off its head. Only the voters of Idaho can wield that sword by cutting funding to those institutions that are at the forefront of the liberalization...
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Idaho Turns Blue?

Idaho Turns Blue?

This morning, we talked about how Idaho is changing, little by little, each election cycle with the crony politicians continuing to dominate our legislature. Much of this is because of the ambivalence and inability of Idaho’s voters, who live in...
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The Transition of the Treasure Valley

The Transition of the Treasure Valley

The growth in the Treasure Valley is not going to stop until you elect officials who are not tied to the campaign contributions of the developers who are in control of the politicians. When I first moved to the Treasure...
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Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Unwelcome in the Gem State

Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Unwelcome in the Gem State

Sally Jewell, former Secretary of Interior under President Obama, took the gloves off last week when she gave a speech at Boise State. According to a story by the Idaho Statesman on September 26th, Jewell proceeded to berate the Trump...
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Why our Federal Forests are so Poorly Managed

Why our Federal Forests are so Poorly Managed

I believe that each of our elected federal Senators and Representatives in Washington D.C. needs to have at least one qualified natural resource staffer to help them understand the problems we face in our counties and state. Idaho is a...
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Why war with Iran is not imminent

Why war with Iran is not imminent

The Middle East has had foreign soldiers on their soil since 1914, when British soldiers landed at Basra, in southern Iraq, to protect oil supplies from neighboring Persia. Since that time, there has been a continued struggle for control of...
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Are we at the Tipping Point?

Are we at the Tipping Point?

Our Church was one of the first in our community to institute security measures for the protection of our members, and we have offered our protocols to other churches in the area that felt the need to secure their own...
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Let’s Talk Turkey on Taxes

Let’s Talk Turkey on Taxes

First, I would like to chime in on some of your comments about the legislature and how they do a lot of talking but when it comes to cutting their bloated budgets and reducing taxes, they are nothing but a...
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The Dismantling of Micron a Boise Icon

The Dismantling of Micron a Boise Icon

This is very disturbing to myself and the staff of the Gem State Patriot and it should be even more troubling to the people who live in the Treasure Valley and the elected officials who govern our state. We are...
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Here come the Clowns

Here come the Clowns

Why are Liberals so sensitive when someone makes fun of them? We are speaking about the depiction of the new President of Boise State University as a clown. I only wish there were more clown pictures of the people in...
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Immigration – Have we lost the ‘Rule of Law’?

Immigration – Have we lost the ‘Rule of Law’?

I for one would like to know what happened to the rule of law in our country. There was a time when if you committed a crime, you did the time. Nowadays if you do the crime by illegally entering...
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House Speaker Scott Bedke Says he is ‘Pro-herd Immunity’

House Speaker Scott Bedke Says he is ‘Pro-herd Immunity’

We were alerted to a recent healthcare conference attended by several legislators including Speaker Bedke, Maryanne Jordan (D-Boise) and Rep. Rod Furniss (R-Rigby). After reading their comments on the validity of vaccines, I’m appalled at the lack of rea...
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