Saturday, 15 May 2021

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,…

Racism Is A Public Health Crisis

Published on May 9, 2021 by Karen Schumacher

Very recently there has been a massive push towards creating the myth, or what is really a theory without any scientific proof, that racism is a public health crisis, and if not already in your city or county, may be…

A Bad Grade for Idaho

Published on May 8, 2021 by Dr. John Livingston

We are getting down to the end of our legislative session in Idaho. I am a big fan of the Idaho Freedom Index. In the 35 years I have lived in Idaho my home has always been in one of…

And the Beat Goes On

Published on May 7, 2021 by Dr. John Livingston

Several weeks ago, I wrote a series of 4 articles trying to explain why good people in the scientific community looked at the same data and came to very different conclusions. We discussed “risk tolerance transference”, “herd dynamics”, and finally…

Tell the Truth — Please

Published on May 6, 2021 by Dr. John Livingston

Inevitably, when talking to a progressive the term “science” comes up. The word is used in such a way as to end a discussion. The implied argument is this: We all believe in science, and if science is on my…

Governor Little knows how to pull the wool over Idaho’s eyes

Published on May 2, 2021 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

The reason we have legislatures is to represent the people. Unfortunately, we see total disregard for ours by our governor with the veto of SB 135 and SB 1136, which passed both chambers with overwhelming support. These bills would have…

Critical Race Theory and Carrots

Published on May 2, 2021 by Rep. Karey Hanks

It’s an age-old trick: dangling the carrot in front of the donkey to get him to move; in other words, to induce desired behavior. Presently in Idaho, the “carrot” is the millions of dollars in federal grants, which induces acceptance…

Race Relations in America are Better than Ever

Published on May 2, 2021 by Dr. John Livingston

So says Jason Riley in today’s Wall Street Journal. Like many conservative Black men and women whose voices are just now being allowed to be heard, the true heart and soul of the Black Community—just like all other communities in…

LIFE BRIEF: Governor Little Signs Down Syndrome Legislation into Law

Published on May 1, 2021 by David Ripley, Director, Idaho Chooses Life

Idaho Governor Brad Little signed HB302 into law this week. This is the most important pro-Life bill enacted this session. It will require the Department of Health & Welfare to include information on Down Syndrome in the Informed Consent booklet….

House of Representatives Not Funding Certain Bills

Published on April 30, 2021 by Art daRosa

A recent newspaper op-ed criticized the Idaho Republican-led State House of Representatives, claiming they were seeking to destroy the State Constitution by not allowing several bills to proceed. The author of that op-ed criticized the House, accusing them of not…

Packing the Supreme Court

Published on April 30, 2021 by Art daRosa

On Thursday, April 15th, Congress launched the Judiciary Act of 2021, with the express objective of packing the Supreme Court from 9 to 13 Justices. Is it wrong? Is it unconstitutional? Is it harmful to the nation? History of Dealing…

OPINION: Women Don’t Belong in Front Line Combat Positions

Published on April 29, 2021 by Dr. Max Allen, M.D.

In 1775 the United States Marine Corps was founded. The combat arm of the navy, they continue to be the most ‘combat ready‘ of all America’s armed forces. “The few, the proud, the Marines” is a slogan which permeates their…

Governor Libby Little Exposed Nationally

Published on April 25, 2021 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

I have been writing for a year about Governor Little and how he has made a sharp turn to the left and no one seems to accept that fact. Well, citizens of Idaho, you must read a scathing article written…