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Gem State Patriot 2022 GOP Primary Endorsements

We are now down to just TWO DAYS until the 2022 Idaho GOP Primary Election! Here are our endorsements. Federal Office United States Senator: Brenda Bourn OR Scott TrotterUnited States Representative—District 1: Russ Fulcher (Unopposed in GOP Primary)United States Representative—District 2: Bryan Smith State Constitutional Officers Governor: Janice McGeachinLieutenant Governor: Priscilla GiddingsSecretary of State: Dorothy […]

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We are asking for your help!

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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Bob's Words of Wisdom

Taking out Idaho’s Political Trash

When I moved to Idaho 30 years ago from N.Y.C. I was looking for a place to settle with my family and get away from the high taxes and crooked politicians who were firmly in control of most east coast states including N.Y. and N.J. In 1992 Idaho was still a bastion of conservatism and […]

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Forced to Die of Loneliness, Real Impacts for Families

Four years ago, I began service as a state representative in an environment where too many, even in Idaho, are turning their backs on the conservative values of many Idaho families and buying into liberal ideology and big-government solutions. My experience has been exhilarating, challenging, and sobering. Through it all, one thing is crystal clear: […]

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Globalism vs State Sovereignty – The Choice is yours on Tuesday!

Are you ready for Idaho to go “woke,” be forced to wear masks, get fully vaccinated and become a good global citizen? If not, I encourage you to go vote on Tuesday, May 17th, and bring 10 of your like-minded friends to do the same. Idaho is in a perfect storm and if citizens don’t […]

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Op-Ed on the Supreme Court Leak

Supreme Court of the United States 1 First Street, NE Washington, DC 20543 May 12, 2022 Dear Honorable Supreme Court Justices: I am writing you regarding your pending opinion on whether there is a Constitutional “right” to abortion in the United States. The U.S. Constitution was written for We the People to understand and obey. […]

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John Livingston

We Need “Discerning Hearts”

It is so easy today to paint with broad strokes in black and white. There is no grey at the edges or meeting of the ways in the middle. We approach history the same way. White man bad—Indian (Native American) good. Ukraine good—Russia bad. Christian good—Muslim bad. Rich man bad—poor man good. Republican good—Democrat bad. […]

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“2000 Mules” from Dinesh D’Souza

They thought we’d never find out. They were wrong. https://www.bitchute.com/video/oUxVva4yWsuu/ “2000 Mules,” a documentary film created by Dinesh D’Souza, exposes widespread, coordinated voter fraud in the 2020 election, sufficient to change the overall outcome. Drawing on research provided by the election integrity group True the Vote, “2000 Mules” offers two types of evidence: geotracking and […]

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Stop Killing the Unborn

While the Liberal Media is going nuts over the leaked information that the supreme court will overturn Roe vs Wade Conservatives can revel in the fact that the decision to abort a child will now rest with the states where it belonged in the first place. A terrible mistake that was made in 1973 will […]

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Thank You Kevin Miller for Giving Us a Voice

It was a dozen years ago that I first met Kevin Miller when I was a director of the Boise Tea Party. I remember the first time he put me on the air and called me Tea Party Bob a name that has stuck through the years. Kevin listened to what the Tea Party had […]

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Citizenship and Voting — Elections Matter!

“Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don’t vote.” ~ Daniel Webster, US House Representative and Senator Idaho will vote on May 17th and our voting history is interesting and instructive over the past decades. Idaho elected Donald Trump for President by 30 points in 2020. Three counties voted for Biden: Latah […]

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Could the Legislature Call Itself into Session?

Last Friday, April 29, I participated in a Meet and Greet organized by the Franklin County Republican Central Committee. I shared the stage with Mr. Jim Guthrie. We were asked the same questions. We took turns to respond with no follow-up opportunities. One of the questions focused on whether or not the legislature may convene […]

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John Livingston

Tooling and Trolling

I have watched the Idaho Debates this week and in addition to listening to what the candidates have to say, I have listened to the panelists and the way they have framed questions and, on several occasions, inserted themselves into the debate. This happened once to Raul Labrador during the Attorney General Debate, and he […]

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