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As Conservatives it should be Unity We Seek

I know the upcoming Idaho primaries are over a year and half away, nevertheless if we are going to be successful as conservatives we need to coalesce the abundant assets we have before us, organize them, and develop a plan for victory. We are currently blessed with two well-known conservative lawmakers with ample experience in […]

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I Am One of Hillary’s ‘Basket of Deplorables’

Hillary just let the cat out of a bag. She thinks supporters of Donald Trump belong in a “basket of deplorables.” Hillary was talking about me and my friends. I’m Exhibit A for her rant. I’m the author of the new book “ANGRY WHITE MALE.” It’s my testimony about exactly what millions of angry white […]

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Why Homeowner’s Taxes are Increasing – The story of HB-431

Editor’s Note: We are providing this opinion piece by Bill Rutherford, the Democrat Candidate for Idaho State Senator in District 20, in order to assist our readers in understanding their political options. Our publication of this article does not constitute an endorsement of Mr. Rutherford or his positions. This is a story about political greed […]

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The Left’s Greatest Tool: The ‘Integrity-less,’ Duplicitous, Sorry Big Media

Having told a friend recently that “Prisons are full of really, really smart people,” conjured up memories of lies from the Clintons and Obama such as: “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” “At this point, what difference does it make?” “If you like your Doctor, you can keep your doctor,” and “If […]

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State Senate Candidate Bill Rutherford: Public Education Funding in Idaho

Editor’s Note: We are providing this opinion piece by Bill Rutherford, the Democrat Candidate for Idaho State Senator in District 20, in order to assist our readers in understanding their political options. Our publication of this article does not constitute an endorsement of Mr. Rutherford or his positions. This is a story about how Undisclosed […]

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The Idaho Education Network mess goes from SNAFU to FUBAR

Your Crony Government Hard at Work Costing You Money Credit my brothers for introducing me to military jargon. SNAFU, TARFU, and FUBAR are said to date from the 1940’s and while crude expressions, these do a better job of summing up a situation than any essay on the subject. I think the terms fit well […]

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Open Letter on Law Enforcement

I don’t usually hijack emails but I thought this may be important and worth considering if I ever had an idea that was worthy. I too am very angry about all that is happening, the sad part is that we know why it is happening and we know it will get worse until either the […]

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When the Right Turns Left, You’re Out of Office

The Editorial on Jim Chmelik former Idaho County Commissioner can be read here. Well it’s been five weeks since the election and based on the amount of press, and e-mail comments from the left, I must be winning. The ideas I battle for are based in the truth, and they ring faithful to the blessing […]

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Letter to the Editor from Christy Zito

It has been a privilege and an amazing honor to travel our legislative district this election cycle. Our district is as amazing as it is diverse. We have beautiful pine tree covered hills, rugged mountains, and breathtaking canyons. We have flat fertile farm ground, sage covered grazing lands, and beautiful waterways. The people of our […]

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Letter to the Editor: Local Control for Education

My daughter posted a picture recently of my 5-year-old granddaughter with a not so beautiful grimace on her face. Next to it, was a picture of her 2-year-old sister with a mischievous smile and hands held high covered in Desitin? Upon closer examination, you can see that Brynnley’s face, along with a few other things […]

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Can You Buy a Supreme Court Seat?

A message from David Ripley of Idaho Chooses Life We are deeply troubled after reading the candidates finance report for Robyn Brody who in a very short period of time has amassed a political war chest of some $175,000 in her bid to win a seat on the Supreme Court. The real surprise was seeing […]

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Ranchers’ Lives Matter

By morning it might be all over but the shouting. The Hammond Ranch ordeal will be well in the making and at this time who knows if cooler heads will prevail. The line in the sand has been drawn and unlike the line President Obama made with Syria, this line is likely to be crossed […]