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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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Bob's Words of Wisdom

Protocols for Death?

The Gem State Patriot would like to thank Viki Purdy, Mila Wood, and Laura Demeray for their efforts in bringing us this video on Victims of Pandemic Policy & Law. Here is a link to the video presentation which is quite lengthy but it is worthwhile watching. In several previous articles, we have written about […]

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But If Not…

God’s Hand In History As His People Seek Him I am no different than many people in our country as we look for a “red wave” to save us and turn this country around on November 8th. As with most Americans, we realize that we are at a tipping point in our country. The Constitution, […]

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John Livingston

Does Government Money Trump the Beliefs of Catholic Hospitals?

Twenty to thirty percent of patients in our country receive their acute health care in hospitals that either have remained Catholic, or that continue to fly the “Catholic” banner. One hundred and fifty million people will be treated in a Catholic hospital in the USA this year. The history of modern-day health care throughout the […]

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John Livingston

Climate Change and Government Credibility

Two articles hit my e-mail inbox at about the same time this morning. The first was from MEDSCAP that compiles news stories from around the world about important medical (clinical, administrative, and public health) issues. The article was about a New Jersey doctor and his wife who were defendants in a medical mal-practice case. The […]

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John Livingston

Has America Lost its Roots?

Our apple trees are not doing well so I called a “tree doctor” to attend to our problem. He came to the front door wearing a white lab coat—medical doctors don’t even wear lab coats anymore, do they? Each of our trees only produced about a dozen apples this year, when in years past, we […]

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John Livingston

Look Before You Leap – Some Decisions are Irreversible

When I was six years old, I knew that I could fly if I had a red cape. I made such a cape out of a piece of a red curtain in my room. I made a cape for myself and my three-year-old brother who would follow me everywhere, and I set out to FLY. […]

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Q&A with Ammon Bundy, Independent Candidate for Governor of Idaho

Interview by Tom Munds Edited by Bob “Nugie” Neugebauer Do you support Border Walls? We should be practical about why we are building the wall. Before putting up a border wall you need to ask the question, is it necessary and is it practical such as defending our border. We have a large flow of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Governor Little Refuses to Participate in a Public Debate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendy LeathamCampaign ManagerPO Box 370Emmett, ID 83617(208) 81-BUNDY Two gubernatorial debates were being planned in Idaho, one by KTVB and one by Idaho Public Television. Brad Little, Stephen Heidt, and I were invited to debate in both of these. I was looking forward to the opportunity to provide more information to […]

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John Livingston

A Real Leader is Not Afraid to Debate

When I read yesterday that Governor Little was not going to debate prior to the November election for Idaho Governor, I was not surprised, but I was very disappointed. Before I proceed let me say that I have met Governor Little three times and on each occasion for only a few moments. He acts like […]

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John Livingston

Adjusting for the Failures of Management

There is much to learn about our world when we examine different businesses and how basic economic principles apply to situations outside of the world of politics. Any person who has planned for a family budget, or run a business or a farm or ranch, understands that future unintended consequences and opportunity costs need to […]

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John Livingston

Assessing Medical Risk

For the last several weeks I have been reviewing cancer survival statistics from patients that were treated for their disease during the pandemic. My eyes are glossing over from reading Meier-Kaplan curves. The Meier-Kaplan curve is a graphical representation of the survival function. It shows the probability that a subject will survive up to time […]

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John Livingston

Critical Thinking & Moral Leadership

Every week I receive many e-mails about my Gem State Patriot Posts. I don’t even know how people got my e-mail address, but I very much appreciate the instructive, constructive, and even destructive criticisms. One of my best critics is a cross country truck driver named Bill and he said I was getting too negative […]

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