Should Gun Owners Compromise?

Should Gun Owners Compromise?

“Gun owners have to stick together in the fight for the 2nd Amendment.” This is a quote I hear often in the gun community as we debate the various 2nd Amendment issues of our day. Is it true though? Do...
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Nature Conservancy deal shows threat of conservation fund

Nature Conservancy deal shows threat of conservation fund

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — By flipping 300 acres of private land in Montana to the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Nature Conservancy (TNC) has solidified its reputation as “the feds’ real estate agent.” I...
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Government Shutdown Shows We Need to Decentralize National Parks

Government Shutdown Shows We Need to Decentralize National Parks

— Published with Permission of mises.org — The federal government is in the midst of a partial “shutdown.” Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of money flowing to a great many government departments. And even those workers who experie...
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PRESS RELEASE: Idaho Regulators deny Avista-Hydro One deal

PRESS RELEASE: Idaho Regulators deny Avista-Hydro One deal

Case Nos.: AVU-E-17-09 and AVU-G-17-05 Final Order No.: 34226 Contact: Matt Evans Office: (208) 334-0339 Cell: (208) 520-4763 matt.evans@puc.idaho.gov Regulators deny Avista-Hydro One deal BOISE (Jan. 3, 2019) – The Idaho Public Utilities Commission has den...
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Confessions of an Angry Villager

Confessions of an Angry Villager

I’m much obliged to the USFS for their accurate and compelling description of those local residents who attended a USFS sponsored meeting held in Salmon, Idaho last Spring to discuss the Salmon-Challis Draft Assessment for a new Forest Plan as...
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Trump Is Right to Withdraw From Syria

Trump Is Right to Withdraw From Syria

It can’t be America’s purpose to indefinitely forestall every plausible misfortune that may or may not bedevil this troubled region. — Published with Permission of Cato.org — President Trump has ordered a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. This ...
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Lessons learned in forest management

Lessons learned in forest management

Stone Fire sets standard for treatment and resiliency — Published with Permission of HeraldandNews.com — By any measurement 2018 was a very difficult fire season for the Western United States. People died, entire communities were tragically lost, millions ...
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Fed Report Says Millennials Are Poorer than Other Generations — But Fed Policies Made It Happen

Fed Report Says Millennials Are Poorer than Other Generations — But Fed Policies Made It Happen

— Published with Permission of Mises.org — One of the challenges in looking at income and wealth data is getting a sense of how different demographic groups are affected. It’s relatively easy to find median income and wealth data over...
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COP 24: Dangerous rules added to Paris Climate Accord

COP 24: Dangerous rules added to Paris Climate Accord

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — Buried in the 133 pages of gobbledygook agreed to at last week’s UN climate summit are two very dangerous provisions. These greatly advance the green cause known as “loss and damage.” This is...
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15 Things You Should Know about the 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

15 Things You Should Know about the 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

Because the spending bill requires a filibuster-proof majority to pass in the Senate, Republicans need several Democrats to support the funding proposal that includes border wall funding. — Published with Permission of ActonInstitute.org — 1. What just hap...
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Saying You’re Against Fascists Doesn’t Excuse Acting Like One

Saying You’re Against Fascists Doesn’t Excuse Acting Like One

Despite claims that Antifa fights fascism, the group’s tactics actually mirror those of Benito Mussolini’s regime. — Published with Permission of FEE.org — On March 23, 1919, Benito Mussolini, an Italian veteran of the Great War and a publisher...
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Zinke’s Legacy At Interior: Reorganization And Streamlining Department, Agencies

Zinke’s Legacy At Interior: Reorganization And Streamlining Department, Agencies

— Published with Permission of WesternWire.net — As Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke prepares to exit at the end of the year, and candidates for his replacement are in the mix to be announced before the Christmas holiday, Western Wire takes a look at some...
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