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 when it comes...
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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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The Challenge of Dealing with Referendums like Medicaid Expansion

The Challenge of Dealing with Referendums like Medicaid Expansion

Last November, Idaho voters approved the proposition to expand Medicaid, but the process of getting the program funded and done right, if at all, is not so clear. The proposition passed by voters didn’t speak to how it was to...
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Medicaid: Gaming the System

Medicaid: Gaming the System

We hear from all quarters that health care is a complex issue and solutions are difficult to implement. One political faction argues for a “single payer” command control Health Care system. Conservatives like to point out that we haven’t had....
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“Fake News” – In Defense of Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin

“Fake News” – In Defense of Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin

Late last week Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin posed with and then removed on Facebook a brief meeting she had with two members of The Three Percenters. This group is described by Jeff Taggert in his most recent Idaho Politics...
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