The Media is the Massage—or Message?

The Media is the Massage—or Message?

Required reading for many college students in the 1960s was a book called “The Media is The Massage”. It was written by Marshal McLuhan who purposefully substituted the word MASSAGE for MESSAGE. The term “Message” assumes two components. The first...
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Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core

Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core

Common Core is exactly what we thought it was. Try telling that to the Idaho State Board of Education, though. The board’s members won’t hear you. Idaho adopted Common Core standards earlier this decade in hopes that the latest federal...
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Handing over Idaho on a Silver Platter (Part 2)

Handing over Idaho on a Silver Platter (Part 2)

Goals, Agendas and Policies-Exposed. Are Idaho Citizens Being Played? In PART 1 – Handing Over Idaho on a Silver Platter, I shared how Idaho is not that different from other liberal states when it comes to allowing bad policies to...
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Washington is the Disease – Trump is the Cure

Washington is the Disease – Trump is the Cure

I don’t usually criticize columnists like Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal but her recent opinion piece “Crazy Won’t Beat Trump” once again showed her true colors. In this article, she talks about how the polls for Trump have...
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Is the Legalization of Marijuana a Bad Idea?

Is the Legalization of Marijuana a Bad Idea?

Legalization of Marijuana? This has become a serious matter in our country and it is time for Idaho to start thinking clearly about the pros and cons of making this drug available to the public both for recreational and medicinal...
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Op-Ed: Medical Marijuana and Ballot Initiatives

Op-Ed: Medical Marijuana and Ballot Initiatives

As we observe the effects of pot legalization in neighboring states, it should come as no surprise the proposed ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana is of great concern to many Idahoans. While some are focusing on efforts to defeat...
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Political Football Application vs Appropriation of the Law

Political Football Application vs Appropriation of the Law

James Madison in Federalist 10 defines faction “as a number of people amounting to a majority or minority of the whole who are united by a common passion or emotion that is adverse to the rights of other citizens or...
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Arbeit Macht Frei

Arbeit Macht Frei

Translated, Arbeit Macht Frei means, “Work Will Free You”. It is the iconic sign at the entrance of Auschwitz and many other concentration camps during WWII. Many may not realize the sign was designed by the camp’s iron-worker and mounted by...
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Our Political Twist on ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Our Political Twist on ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the nightmare before Christmas when all through the house Not a creature was stirring only Nancy the mouse The Rats were all sitting straight up in their chairs Hoping impeachment soon would be theirs Republicans sleeping all snug in...
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Open Letter to Kathy & Paul Leodler

Open Letter to Kathy & Paul Leodler

The Report of Investigation Regarding Representative Matt Shea, Washington State House of Representatives, was prepared by the Rampart Group, and conducted by Kathy & Paul Leodler, Lead Investigators. Ms. Leodler has deep ties to the Federal Bureau of Inve...
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Going to the Dogs – The Growing Problem of Fake Service Dogs

Going to the Dogs – The Growing Problem of Fake Service Dogs

We, as Idahoans, are facing a growing health crisis! The cases where disease passes on from dog to man are on the upswing. As we bring our dogs and cats into the house we bring in the probability of flea...
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Rep. Russ Fulcher’s Statement on the Impeachment of President Trump

Rep. Russ Fulcher’s Statement on the Impeachment of President Trump

“Today, a stain will be left on the history of the U.S. House of Representatives… one which neither fact nor time will be able to wipe clean. Like other blights on history, this one is self-induced by the selfish ambition...
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