Why are Idaho School District Levies & Bonds EXEMPT From Campaign Finance Reports?

Why are Idaho School District Levies & Bonds EXEMPT From Campaign Finance Reports?

Coeur d Alene School District 271 is asking for another levy in the amount of $40,000,000 for the next two years. The election is March 12, 2019. All taxpayers in Kootenai County will be required to provide these funds through...
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Is there Forest Service Bias in Forest Plan Revision?

Is there Forest Service Bias in Forest Plan Revision?

Should Forest Service managers with direct oversight for Forest Plan Revision attend (and chair) meetings of an organization that could influence plan revision? Forest Service personnel from the Salmon-Challis National Forest (SCNF) and Intermountain Region of...
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Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

1. It creates broad new rights which do not apply to all people. The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal (SJR101) would create an entirely new constitutional right “to reasonable protection from the accused and those acting on behalf of t...
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Industrial Hemp – Good or Bad for Idaho?

Industrial Hemp – Good or Bad for Idaho?

The Real Problem: My good friend Tom Munds often talks about how big government has control of our lives and Mark Meckler insists emphatically that we need a constitutional convention so we can change our lives by changing the constitution....
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Heck NO, Rep. Simpson

Heck NO, Rep. Simpson

The federal government has increasingly been engaging in public-private partnerships (P3) as a way in which to fund projects. A huge portion of these partnerships involves conservation and land use, but not to the advantage of Idahoans. Rep. Simpson was...
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Why Legislative Do-Gooders Hurt More than Help

Why Legislative Do-Gooders Hurt More than Help

Minimum wage and Medicaid Expansion are programs designed to help those on the margin. Unfortunately, those who seem to assume a position of moral superiority—in days past, they were called “do-gooders”—don’t understand the lessons of eco...
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The Democratic Party’s History of Anarchy: Part 4

The Democratic Party’s History of Anarchy: Part 4

Whether it was the Southern Democrats donning the white hoods to intimidate minorities and enforce Jim Crow laws or turning a blind eye on union violence, the Democratic Party has not been shy about embracing violence to get what they...
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Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

Among Other Problems, “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” is Backdoor Gun Control

The backers of “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” claim that their proposal to modify Idaho’s Constitution will “provide additional rights to crime victims.” On the surface, this may sound like a good idea, but it has several dangerous...
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Socialism is here – You Just Don’t Recognize It

Socialism is here – You Just Don’t Recognize It

Socialism has been a part of our government structure since FDR who was the first president to introduce social programs in the nineteen hundreds. Let’s take a look back into his history and see some of the social programs instituted...
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Tea Party Bob’s Take on the State of the Union

Tea Party Bob’s Take on the State of the Union

In Retrospect, this was probably one of the most momentous State of the Union speeches ever given by a President, and I say that because we have never had such a dichotomy of radical forces within our country in modern...
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Would You Take the Life of an Unborn Child?

Would You Take the Life of an Unborn Child?

Any discussion regarding abortion rights should acknowledge certain fundamental truths. First of all, there is no sin greater than God’s Love and Grace. God loves us and wants us to experience his love. My Quaker Grandmother told me to always...
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Are Idaho Gun Owners Satisfied?

Are Idaho Gun Owners Satisfied?

Once again, we find ourselves in the midst of the Idaho legislative session. For approximately three months the Idaho legislature will debate various topics concerning our future and freedom here in the state of Idaho. One topic that is always...
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