Reclaim Idaho Knows All About Corruption…and Hypocrisy

Reclaim Idaho Knows All About Corruption…and Hypocrisy

The sheer hypocrisy of Luke Mayville’s recent op-ed accusing Republicans of corruption (very subtly titled, “Corruption, Corruption, Corruption”) is truly amazing. You see, Mayville – a New York City Ivy League professor who leads the group “Reclaim Idaho,” which was...
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The Initiative Process Furthers the Progressive Goal of Direct Democracy

The Initiative Process Furthers the Progressive Goal of Direct Democracy

“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 warnings against democracy from...
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Idaho Legislators & Citizens Beware

Idaho Legislators & Citizens Beware

Although not completely confirmed, it appears the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC) may be on the way out, partially due to lack of continued funding. In a scramble, how will these partnerships between non-governmental organizations (NGO), federal agen...
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Medicaid Expansion and the Looming Disaster of Socialism

Medicaid Expansion and the Looming Disaster of Socialism

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 what “the people” want ...
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More Takeover Of Idaho Land

More Takeover Of Idaho Land

The Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREP) has been reintroduced by a New York representative for the seventh time in Congress, and has been referred to the Natural Resources Committee. This bill, H.R. 1321, is another attempt at taking more...
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Entitlement and “The Gift of Work”

Entitlement and “The Gift of Work”

The “Varsity Blue” DOJ investigation into College Admission cheating and scamming by people and families of means is consistent with the narrative today that there are two separate classes of people. Those in the upper ruling classes who believe th...
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The Left’s Unrelenting War Against Everything

The Left’s Unrelenting War Against Everything

Appeasement is often touted as a way to avoid conflict. Give a screaming child a piece of candy and he will be quiet for a few minutes. The problem with appeasement is that it does not supply long-lasting satisfaction; it...
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Liberal Creep by Osmosis in Idaho

Liberal Creep by Osmosis in Idaho

We often ask ourselves how many of our Washington legislators who we thought were conservative republicans turned out to be nothing more than puppets for the corporate lobbyist establishment. Just look at Congressman Paul Ryan or Senator Mitt Romney to...
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We Need Your Support

We Need Your Support

Dear Friends: Did you know that the Gem State Patriot has more than 1,600 articles published on our website? We have never gone out and actively sought donations to support our news website and email newsletter, but the costs of...
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RINOs on the Loose in the Idaho Legislature

RINOs on the Loose in the Idaho Legislature

We the people of Idaho would like to send Senator Fred Martin, the RINO from District 15 in Boise, a message like the one he sent us by refusing to hold a hearing on HB 133. This bill would require...
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Has Political Correctness Overstepped its Bounds?

Has Political Correctness Overstepped its Bounds?

Are you “Politically Correct”? Do you have the correct politics? Can you give a definition of “politically correct”? The term “politically correct” was originally developed to promote Marxism; it is the antithesis of our Fir...
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Only Informed Voters can “Drain the Swamp”

Only Informed Voters can “Drain the Swamp”

Let me tell you a story about two men. These two men are like two peas in a pod in some ways and like night and day in others. Both men have a desire for the restoration of the United...
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