Handing over Idaho on a Silver Platter

Handing over Idaho on a Silver Platter

Is the State of Idaho being complacent, manipulated, or purposely implementing a plan to relinquish our State sovereignty? Idahoans are, and have always been, a different type of people. Rugged, self-sufficient, and independent, we love our beautiful state and believe...
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Commentary on the impeachment Hearing from Congressman Russ Fulcher

Commentary on the impeachment Hearing from Congressman Russ Fulcher

I spent some time personally witnessing today’s impeachment hearing. Here are some observations: What made today’s hearing interesting was not what happened “in” the hearing, but rather, what happened “around” it. Initial te...
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Op-Ed: What is YOUR Line in the Sand?

Op-Ed: What is YOUR Line in the Sand?

There is no doubt, your freedom is under attack. What is your line in the sand? Do you have one? Can we draw a “line in the sand” when we may not even be sure where it should be? How...
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Op-Ed by Victoria Mayer, President of Boise State Young Republicans

Op-Ed by Victoria Mayer, President of Boise State Young Republicans

In Reply to a published article by Boise State Young Democrats President on the future of American higher education I recently organized a campus debate, “The Future of American Higher Education” regarding diversity and inclusion programs at Boise ...
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Storytelling is Wrong

Storytelling is Wrong

In politics, storytelling is a way of life. One side spins the facts and omits the negatives, hoping to persuade the voter to do their bidding. This is the case for Medicaid expansion here in Idaho. Most states that implemented...
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Op-Ed: Thou Shalt Not Kill

Op-Ed: Thou Shalt Not Kill

In 1973, the Roe v. Wade decision determined that a state law banning abortion (which included an exception to save the life of the mother) was unconstitutional. The court ruled that states were forbidden from prohibiting or regulating abortions performed...
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Dishonest #NeverTrumpers claim they’re Idaho “Conservatives”

Dishonest #NeverTrumpers claim they’re Idaho “Conservatives”

Kassidy Ellis-Telford, a registered nurse from Blackfoot Idaho, recently wrote a hit piece about the John Birch Society for the blog Idaho Conservatives. You can read the JBS response over at Redoubt News. This hit piece from a site called...
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Where Does The Money Go?

Where Does The Money Go?

In 1974, I was assigned as a Navy medical student for 3 months active duty at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth VA. This was at the end of the Viet Nam War and I had the privilege of being involved...
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Why I like Trump

Why I like Trump

We have a problem where I live every spring when the runoff from out winter snowpack in the mountains raises the flows in the Boise River. When that happens the animals that take refuge along the river find their ways...
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The White Coat

The White Coat

I have noticed over the past 12 years that a very small number of physicians have posed with politicians in their¬†“white coats”.¬†There are over 3000 physicians practicing in Idaho today and when a small group 5, pose in the capital...
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An Open Letter to Idaho Governor Little

An Open Letter to Idaho Governor Little

Dear Governor Little, I was looking forward to good things happening under your administration, and some have, but what your Office, the ISP, the Prosecutor’s Association and other law enforcement interests have done to the Hemp Bill, H 122a, is...
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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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