Friday, 3 July 2020

We are asking for your help!

Published on March 1, 2020 by Gem State Patriot News

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,…

Op-Ed: Law and Order

Published on June 27, 2020 by David Bishop

From a man with 47 years experience in the Military and Law Enforcement I served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 20 years serving in infantry battalions all over the world. I retired as a First Sergeant. Then for the next…

The Idaho Freedom Foundation Measures Promises Made (Part 3 of 3)

Published on June 26, 2020 by Bryan Smith

During the recent election cycle, some were critical of the Idaho Freedom Foundation Index (IFFI) which scores how legislators vote. Some voices proclaimed the IFFI is an extreme hard right ideology out of step with “common sense” Idaho conservative values….

The Idaho Freedom Foundation Aligns With Conservative Principles (Part 2 of 3)

Published on June 26, 2020 by Bryan Smith

Later this month, Republicans state-wide will gather for their convention to elect leaders and once again adopt their Idaho Republican Party Platform (IRPP). Many people don’t realize grass roots Republicans review and approve the IRPP every summer before a fall…

Globalization – Pure Evil

Published on June 25, 2020 by Karen Schumacher

System Innovations (SI) is an online platform that tackles complex problems through systems science and technologies, changing the structure of a system rather than through individual parts. Some of these systems include agriculture, education, and transportation from “around the world”….

Life with Luna more Harm than Good

Published on June 24, 2020 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

‘Another Fox in the Hen House’ If you haven’t already read this article from 2015 on common core in the Federalist, it is a must-read for anyone interested in our current education system and how much it is costing us…

Your Vote Doesn’t Count

Published on June 20, 2020 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

‘Says King Little and his Merry Men’ Your legislators do not care about the people they were elected to serve and are telling you all to go pound sand. The Fox is in the Hen House Making Chicken Dinner. Our…

Governor Brad Little, Felon-in-Chief?

Published on June 20, 2020 by Michael S Law, Author of "The Founders' Revolution"

Nearly three months ago, Governor Brad Little decreed an extreme emergency declaration, ordering citizens to remain home. While his motivation may have been out of genuine concern for Idahoans, one could argue his actions have been that of a benevolent…

Defund the Police?

Published on June 19, 2020 by Dr. John Livingston

The cries in recent days to do away with funding for local and municipal police departments shows a conceit and ignorance of human nature and a fundamental misunderstanding and disdain for our Federal and State Constitutions. Who is going to…

No Bitter Angry Agenda

Published on June 18, 2020 by Dr. John Livingston

‘Just an Honorable Black Man’s View’ I believe that there is racism in our country and in all the world. There always has been. Each generation must vow to suppress and defeat it, but as long as there are men…

Heads Up Idaho

Published on June 16, 2020 by Karen Schumacher

In 2018, then Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary, Ryan Zinke, issued Secretarial Order (SO) 3362 which, among other things, called for states to begin the process of identifying wildlife migration corridors “on federal lands” and “harmonize State fish and game…