Sunday, 19 January 2020

Senator Crapo Against Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Published on January 16, 2020 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

There is much concern in our state about the legalization of marijuana, so we did some investigating of a banking bill sponsored by, Senators Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) and Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) introduced S. 1200 on April 11, 2019. This bill…

Public Education – Feeding the Beast

Published on January 15, 2020 by Dr. Max Allen, M.D.

When will it end? How much is enough? Once again, State Education has its hands in our pockets. Like drilling a well, they won’t stop even when they do hit the ‘gusher‘ of public funding. As a youngster, I was…

From Obese to Peace

Published on January 14, 2020 by Bernadette Almeida

A Rebuttal to The Dangerous Cults of Veganism and PETA Dec. 7, 2019, by Max Allen There are three macronutrients: protein, fat, and carbs. Animal meat contains protein and fat. The number one source for fuel for our bodies is…

Weighing in on the Grocery Tax and State of the State

Published on January 8, 2020 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

Let me try to clarify what the governor said in his state of the state message because, like all politicians, he gives us a lot of double talk that needs to be translated into common English. The Grocery Tax from…

Why has Governor Little agreed to accept Refugees?

Published on January 8, 2020 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

Let’s get down to the nitty gritty here, folks. The Governor said yes to more refugees because of pressure from the food processing companies who look for and are willing to train unskilled workers. At the same time, he wants…

The Media is the Massage—or Message?

Published on January 7, 2020 by Dr. John Livingston

Required reading for many college students in the 1960s was a book called “The Media is The Massage”. It was written by Marshal McLuhan who purposefully substituted the word MASSAGE for MESSAGE. The term “Message” assumes two components. The first…

Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core

Published on January 2, 2020 by Rep. Dorothy Moon (R-District 8)

Common Core is exactly what we thought it was. Try telling that to the Idaho State Board of Education, though. The board’s members won’t hear you. Idaho adopted Common Core standards earlier this decade in hopes that the latest federal…

Handing over Idaho on a Silver Platter (Part 2)

Published on January 1, 2020 by Rep. Heather Scott (R-District 1)

Goals, Agendas and Policies-Exposed. Are Idaho Citizens Being Played? In PART 1 – Handing Over Idaho on a Silver Platter, I shared how Idaho is not that different from other liberal states when it comes to allowing bad policies to…

Washington is the Disease – Trump is the Cure

Published on December 27, 2019 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

I don’t usually criticize columnists like Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal but her recent opinion piece “Crazy Won’t Beat Trump” once again showed her true colors. In this article, she talks about how the polls for Trump have…

Is the Legalization of Marijuana a Bad Idea?

Published on December 27, 2019 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

Legalization of Marijuana? This has become a serious matter in our country and it is time for Idaho to start thinking clearly about the pros and cons of making this drug available to the public both for recreational and medicinal…

Op-Ed: Medical Marijuana and Ballot Initiatives

Published on December 27, 2019 by Former Idaho State Rep. Karey Hanks

As we observe the effects of pot legalization in neighboring states, it should come as no surprise the proposed ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana is of great concern to many Idahoans. While some are focusing on efforts to defeat…