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A Legislative Update from Senator Christy Zito

My friends, Branden Durst and I worked on a bill to end state funding for abortion providers last year and we were successful in having it become law. This year we drafted legislation to protect parents’ rights regarding their children’s school. The first hearing was Tuesday in the Senate Education Committee. Senator Den Hartog advocated […]

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Open Letter to our Idaho Legislators

From the Concerned citizens of Canyon County Committee Legislative issues for the 2022 session The primary issue for the past two years has been the shift of the property tax burden from Ag and Commercial to residential. This is evidently not a concern of our Governor, but I hope it is one of your top […]

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Social Emotional Learning

In 2019 the Idaho State Department of Education (ISDE) Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra planned to request a 2021 budget of $1.99 billion. $1 million of that money was to be used for the development and implementation of training for Idaho educators in social-emotional learning (SEL). That request went nowhere pretty fast.  The Collaborative […]

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COVID Hospital HELL

My covid journey started with my trip to the local clinic to get tested. They had me drive my car to the back parking lot where a nurse came out and did the test and took my temp. Then the PA came out to tell me it was positive and I had 101 fever. I […]

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Congressman Fulcher Continues Fight Against Democrats’ Election Takeover

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Fulcher voted NO on the over-700 page Democrat bill to federalize the United States election system. The elections bill, with provisions from H.R.1 and H.R.4, has now been inserted into an unrelated bill about NASA leasing authority and re-named H.R.5746, the “Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.”  There has been […]

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Exposing the Real Insurrection

“Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them” (Ephesians 5:11) Fifteen months have passed since foreign and domestic actors conducted a planned insurrection to overthrow our constitutional Republic. The voting and election fraud and other illegal or anomalous elections activity committed prior to, during, and after the November 2, […]

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Is This Any way to run a Hospital?

St. Luke’s and My Covid Experience This experience started in August when I got a head cold and it went into my lungs. I had a prior chest injury from 26 years before and have had this issue all through those years. I would be one of those that are considered having a prior issue […]

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The True Spreaders of Misinformation

Everyone might not be aware that there are four principles every journalist is encouraged to use in their practice: Seek Truth and Report It, Minimize Harm, Act Independently, and Be Accountable and Transparent. Journalist Code of Ethics often include truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity, impartiality, fairness, and public accountability. However, it seems these principles are only attributed […]

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Political Science Fuzzy Math and Too Many Lies

There was a time that we could actually trust what our government officials told us but that time has long passed and this Covid virus has pushed the American people to the precipice of not believing anything government tells us. Not only can we not trust the government but we cannot trust the press to […]

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1776 Versus 1789 – The Great Reset or The Great Awakening?

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” — John Adams The French and American Revolutions happened within a dozen years of one another, yet they centered around two very different concepts of individual liberty. For the French, the goal was to […]

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Restoring America through Classical Education – Part I

Over the past month, I have had the distinct opportunity to visit the Treasure Valley Classical Academy which opened my eyes as to how we can restore our country. Upon entering this old rehabilitated school in Fruitland, Idaho, I was reminded of the grammar school I attended when I was a child. Upon entering I […]

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What’s Happened to the Democrats?

When I worked at the Bunker Hill Mine in Kellogg, Idaho, most of my associates were Democrats—good Americans. They were family men, hard-working, clean living and reasonable. I don’t recognize them anymore. During the Trump Administration, immigration was under control, we were producing more energy than we needed, and America was bouncing back after the […]