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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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A Note of Thanksgiving — This Year’s Turkeys

I would like to give special thanks to some of the people who have been on my mind as of late. First and foremost, I want to thank our President for his climate change program and the huge increase it has caused in the price we pay for fuel for our homes and cars. I […]

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John Livingston

Honor vs Retribution

Three things make earth unquiet. And four she cannot brook. The godly Agar counted them And put them in a book – Proverbs 30: (Author insert) I watched with sadness and disappointment the Idaho House of Representatives Hearing on the Ethics Committee recommendation for censoring Rep. Priscilla Giddings. The officious sanctimonious stench emanating from the […]

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Idaho’s Do Nothing Legislature

Looks like the taxpayers of Idaho just got shortchanged again as the special legislative session yielded nothing but a resolution condemning President Biden’s vaccine mandates. IACI wins again as 30 bills were presented to the legislature in this special session and as usual, all these bills were either killed by committee chairman or killed in […]

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Who the heck are Cloward and Piven?

We may look at circumstances in our society and wonder how our leaders could be so inept as to let those happen. Immigration chaos, the 2008 financial crisis and widening entitlements to name a few. Perusing the Democrat party tactics initiated in the 60’s by Columbia University professors Richard Cloward and Frances Piven can clear […]

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Cue Mismatch

I was the Medical Officer on the USS Virginia from 1976-78. 500 young health crew members and 36 healthy officers most recently graduated from the Naval Academy or Ivy League schools and one year Nuclear Reactor Training some at INEL in Idaho. My reactor training as the radiation health officer was for several months in […]

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Congressman Fulcher Leads Challenge Against President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC— Shortly after the Department of Labor announced their rule mandating vaccines for businesses with over 100 employees, Congressman Fulcher and his Republican colleagues in the Education and Labor Committee led the effort to introduce a Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify OSHA’s new emergency temporary standard mandating vaccines for private sector employers. The […]

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Medical Ethics Who Do You Trust

I subscribe to a Medical continuing medical education (CME) and coalescing web site called MEDSCAPE. I was interested in an article that appeared on its Web site last night entitled “SHOULD DOCTORS WHO CONTINUOUSLY SPREAD MISINFORMATION LOSE THEIR LICENSES?” It was written by Art Caplin PHD. from the Division of Medical Ethics New York University […]

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What is an Institutionalist?

I watched this morning the 60MINUTES interview with Robert Gates the former head of the CIA, NSA, and Secretary of Defense. I have always been a fan of Mr. Gates. Very much a pragmatist. A big proponent for a strong national defense and a critic of President Biden’s Foreign and Defense Policy. “In forty years, […]

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Representative Priscilla Giddings Addresses the House on Ethics Vote

This is the original transcript so any typos are not ours but made by the recording secretary THANK YOU. >> MR. SPEAKER, THANK YOU. FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES, FOR ALL THE HEARTFELT, IN-DEPTH COMMENTARY. I WILL TELL YOU, THIS IS PRETTY SURREAL TO HAVE THAT MANY CAMERAS ON YOU IN FRONT OF IDAHO’S BEST AND BRIGHTEST […]

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I Once Was Blind but Now Can See (Part 3)

Brad Little is not the Leader Idaho Needs Brad Jay Little was born and raised in Emmett, Idaho where he and his family still reside. He is a graduate of Emmett High School and the University of Idaho in Moscow where he earned a degree in agribusiness. His Grandfather was known as the “Idaho Sheep […]

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PRESS RELEASE: President Trump Endorses Janice McGeachin for Idaho Governor!

BOISE, Idaho — President Trump has formally endorsed Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin in her campaign to be the next Governor of Idaho. “Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin has been a true supporter of MAGA since the very beginning,” said President Trump. “She is brave and not afraid to stand up for the issues that matter […]

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Who are the Racists?

Since its’ founding in 1829, the modern-day Democratic Party, not the party of Jefferson, has been the party of racial subjugation and racism and has a long and irrefutable history of discrimination. Let’s look at the history of race baiting and the modern-day Democratic Party: Defended Slavery Started the Civil War Opposed Reconstruction Started the […]