Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Where are our Legislators on Health Care Reform?

Published on July 13, 2019 by Dr. John Livingston

Over the past 9 years, we have argued in many places and forums the three points that lead this article. Our opponents have argued otherwise. We are now seeing these arguments being made in the national press more frequently and…

Tectonic Plates

Published on June 26, 2019 by Dr. John Livingston

Plate tectonics is the geologic theory that the earth’s crust—the lithosphere that is about 60 miles thick and sits on a thin mantle over the earth’s core, is constantly moving. I have a theory of political tectonics that describes how…

What Does the NEA Plan for Children in the Fall?

Published on June 26, 2019 by Vicky Davis

The question, What does the NEA plan for children in the Fall? begs the question, Why would the NEA have ANYTHING planned for children in the Fall. The NEA is a union that is supposed to represent teachers. The chartered purpose of the NEA…

Don’t Let Idaho Become Oregon

Published on June 21, 2019 by Robert Le Roy Trenery

I would like to address Oregon Governor Brown’s order to arrest republican senators who have boycotted a vote on climate change funding. Here you have a governor who is worried about the carbon footprint from truckers and other carbon emitters…

House Speaker Scott Bedke Says he is ‘Pro-herd Immunity’

Published on June 17, 2019 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

We were alerted to a recent healthcare conference attended by several legislators including Speaker Bedke, Maryanne Jordan (D-Boise) and Rep. Rod Furniss (R-Rigby). After reading their comments on the validity of vaccines, I’m appalled at the lack of real understanding…

Rep. Russ Fulcher Announces Coeur d’Alene Office Move

Published on June 5, 2019 by Congressman Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho)

COEUR D’ALENE, ID – Effective June 5th, Rep. Russ Fulcher will be moving his Coeur d’Alene office. The move, which changes suite number but remains in the same building, will not interrupt constituent services and will help the office meet…

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2019 NWLA Liberty Symposium

Published on June 3, 2019 by Gem State Patriot News

The 2019 Northwest Liberty Academy Liberty Symposium will take place at Northwest Nazarene University from June 19th – 22nd. Young people can register to attend via the NWLA website HERE. There will be numerous speakers including Idaho’s Lt. Governor, several…

Op-Ed: Thou Shalt Not Kill

Published on May 29, 2019 by Former Idaho State Rep. Karey Hanks

In 1973, the Roe v. Wade decision determined that a state law banning abortion (which included an exception to save the life of the mother) was unconstitutional. The court ruled that states were forbidden from prohibiting or regulating abortions performed…

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Fulcher Supports Interior Action to Shine Light on Attorney’s Fees & Costs

Published on May 29, 2019 by Congressman Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho)

May 29, 2019 Contact: Alexah Rogge 202-225-6611 alexah.rogge@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Fulcher joined the Western Caucus to applaud the Department of the Interior’s action to increase transparency and accountability in attorney’s fees and costs by making important information publicly available…

Dishonest #NeverTrumpers claim they’re Idaho “Conservatives”

Published on May 26, 2019 by Alex Barron, Charles Carroll Society

Kassidy Ellis-Telford, a registered nurse from Blackfoot Idaho, recently wrote a hit piece about the John Birch Society for the blog Idaho Conservatives. You can read the JBS response over at Redoubt News. This hit piece from a site called…

Where Does The Money Go?

Published on May 25, 2019 by Dr. John Livingston

In 1974, I was assigned as a Navy medical student for 3 months active duty at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth VA. This was at the end of the Viet Nam War and I had the privilege of being involved…

Why I like Trump

Published on May 25, 2019 by Dr. John Livingston

We have a problem where I live every spring when the runoff from out winter snowpack in the mountains raises the flows in the Boise River. When that happens the animals that take refuge along the river find their ways…