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Dear Friends: We at the Gem State Patriot are a not-for-profit service for the people of Idaho. We have been serving Idahoans for nine years and we seldom, if ever, ask for donations. Unfortunately, like so many other conservative organizations, we suffer from time to time from a lack of recognition of the services we […]

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Covid is All about Money & Control

We have been talking about how the CDC has been fudging death figures from covid just like our Idaho Hospitals have been since this pandemic started. We now have the Director of the CDC coming out and saying publicly that 75% of deaths that occurred with people infected with covid but they had four comorbidities. […]

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COVID Hospital HELL

My covid journey started with my trip to the local clinic to get tested. They had me drive my car to the back parking lot where a nurse came out and did the test and took my temp. Then the PA came out to tell me it was positive and I had 101 fever. I […]

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Congressman Fulcher Continues Fight Against Democrats’ Election Takeover

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Fulcher voted NO on the over-700 page Democrat bill to federalize the United States election system. The elections bill, with provisions from H.R.1 and H.R.4, has now been inserted into an unrelated bill about NASA leasing authority and re-named H.R.5746, the “Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.”  There has been […]

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Simpson Absent in Fight Against Federal Vaccine Mandates

Idaho Falls, ID – Once again liberal Mike Simpson is missing in the fight for our freedom. Much like on protecting the unborn, Simpson is one of the few Republican members of Congress not to oppose federal vaccine mandates. An amicus brief was filed by 47 United States Senators and 136 Members of the United […]

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John Livingston

My New Business

I am about to start a new business. Opportunity is everywhere as they say. I have studied and have done my due diligence. I have had great role models—giants in their fields. Names like Gil Gilbertson (truly a hero he), Ed Dahlberg (humble, competent and ethical), and Sister Patricia Mulvaney (truly a Saint) all who […]

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Exposing the Real Insurrection

“Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them” (Ephesians 5:11) Fifteen months have passed since foreign and domestic actors conducted a planned insurrection to overthrow our constitutional Republic. The voting and election fraud and other illegal or anomalous elections activity committed prior to, during, and after the November 2, […]

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John Livingston

When Fighting a Worthy Opponent

A tip of the hat to Governor Brad Little. I have lived in Idaho for almost 40 years, and I have not watched a more effective State of The State Address. Lacking the retail political skills and charisma of his predecessor or the ability to connect with the people like a Cecil Andrus or the […]

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When Hospitals become too Big, Doctors become Drone Employees

It is truly sad what has happened to the two major hospitals in the Treasure Valley, as it now appears that their commitment is to their bottom line and not the welfare of their patients. In this issue of the Gem State Patriot, we have a letter from a Washington County Commissioner Kirk Chandler who […]

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Is This Any way to run a Hospital?

St. Luke’s and My Covid Experience This experience started in August when I got a head cold and it went into my lungs. I had a prior chest injury from 26 years before and have had this issue all through those years. I would be one of those that are considered having a prior issue […]

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Mike Simpson Fails to Stand-Up for Pro-Life Community, Again

Idaho Falls, ID – An amicus brief on a Mississippi abortion law banning abortions after 15 weeks was filed in July 2021 by a large coalition of interested parties, urging the Supreme Court to recognize state government as the proper level of authority to settle controversy on that matter.  Over 200 members of Congress signed onto […]

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The True Spreaders of Misinformation

Everyone might not be aware that there are four principles every journalist is encouraged to use in their practice: Seek Truth and Report It, Minimize Harm, Act Independently, and Be Accountable and Transparent. Journalist Code of Ethics often include truthfulness, accuracy, objectivity, impartiality, fairness, and public accountability. However, it seems these principles are only attributed […]

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A Divided Country – Will We Have Another Awakening?

“If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” -2 Chronicles 7:14 There have been many observers that have made the comparison that our […]