Constitutionality of HR1

Constitutionality of HR1

We are a small group that gets together once a week to study the Constitution. We are studying Federalist 59 to 61. Traditionally, these papers do not receive much attention. After all, we know that elections are held in November....
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Same Pig, Different Lipstick

Same Pig, Different Lipstick

You put lipstick on a pig, it’s still a pig, or at least the saying goes. Such is the case with this newly renamed federal agenda. First a brief background. America’s Great Outdoors Initiative (AGOI) was created in 2010 via...
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Happy Fourth Faith and Reason

Happy Fourth Faith and Reason

Larry Arnn has demonstrated in his books and public talks the idea of the march of Western Civilization through Israel, Rome and Athens, and then to Magna Carta and the age of Enlightenment through our own Declaration. I too have...
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Render Unto Caesar, Don’t Tax our Wealth

Render Unto Caesar, Don’t Tax our Wealth

Senator Phil Graham is the Former Chairman of the US Senate Banking Committee. Prior to going into politics he was an economics professor at Texas A&M. I follow his writings in various news outlets including the Wall Street Journal. Yesterday...
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Wokeism – A New Religion

Wokeism – A New Religion

Anyone who enters into a moral argument does so at the risk of being labeled a virtue signaler. I make no claim of virtue, nor am I an ethicist or Biblical Apologist. Most of my thoughts today are not my...
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What I want in a Government Servant

What I want in a Government Servant

Public policy is built upon political philosophy. For conservatives the predicate for our political philosophy is built on the moral and ethical truths that have been handed down to us from the ancients of Athens and Greece and Israel, the...
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Ammon Bundy a Man on a Mission

Ammon Bundy a Man on a Mission

Well folks, it looks like this is going to be a very interesting race for the governor’s seat in 2022 as Ammon Bundy has declared he is running. This is what Americans do when they are displeased with the system...
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Idaho Freedom Foundation vs Republican RINOs

Idaho Freedom Foundation vs Republican RINOs

Why is it that two supposedly conservative Republican’s Senator Chuck Winder and former Attorney General and Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones have launched such a fierce attack on the Idaho Freedom Foundation? We have a theory and would like to...
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Progressive Conformity

Progressive Conformity

I have mentioned before that in my forty-four year career in Medicine and Surgery in both the military and in private practice in Boise I have been blessed to have been surrounded by doctors, nurses, technicians, Catholic Sisters and even...
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Life is Hard — God Is Good

Life is Hard — God Is Good

Medscape is a Web Site that provides services to physicians and health care providers. It coalesces articles, provides a CME portal, and is a site for original content. In an article yesterday entitled THE WHITE COAT DIDN’T FIT. Narjust Duma...
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Race and Poverty

Race and Poverty

I have been a practicing physician and surgeon for the past 44 years. During that time I have watched the Medical Profession become politicized in ways that many people (patients) would be surprised about. Before proceeding with my concerns, I...
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Providence

Providence

This last Memorial Day at the Field of Heroes in Pocatello, a dignified plaque was placed before those attending with the inscription “… we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortune and our sacred Honor.” It is a...
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