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John Livingston

Legalized Corruption in Government Sponsored Medical Care

Who will Stop the Corruption, Malfeasance and Complicity? Two items crossed my computer screen this morning within minutes of each other. One was an e-mail from an Idaho State Legislator complaining about my use of the word “corruption”. He believed by my describing many of the processes that occur in our state government in the […]

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John Livingston

Everything is not Black or White

Today’s Media Tries to Rewrite American History The common saying that the news today becomes the history of tomorrow is probably only partially true. History has a context. The news in real time substitutes a narrative in the place of context. One would think that because there are so many sources of news today, it […]

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John Livingston

The Democrats’ New Slave Trade with Illegals

I wrote in my most recent post about the fact that the Democratic Party through all its iterations has always been the party of subjugation. Beginning with its founding by Thomas Jefferson through the growth of the southern agrarian tobacco and cotton economies that were dependent on slavery, and beyond the civil war with “The […]

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Bob's Words of Wisdom

Mission Impossible? Not in the Treasure Valley!

Our special thanks to The Boise Rescue Mission, Rev. Bill Roscoe, and Kevin Miller! Do you want to know why the Treasure Valley doesn’t look like San Francisco or Portland with homeless filling the tent cities on the streets? I’m not sure how many of our readers are involved in supporting the Boise Rescue Mission […]

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The First Thanksgiving Proclamation

Issued by President George Washington in 1789 Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas, both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me “to recommend […]

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Did Righteousness Fail?

Elections have consequences and the election just past is no exception. There have been a few dramatic wins, but also some heartbreaking losses. America is in serious trouble today, and I believe that was made clear by the recent election. Candidates that should have won by dramatic margins actually lost. Americans have a tendency to […]

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Leadership For Truth

Where Are the Voices of Truth and Liberty? A couple of items popped up on my computer this last week that made me wonder where we are as a Christian community and commitment. First I saw a local church in our community making a bold statement to their flock that said this: “…..Church will not […]

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John Livingston

Right Before Your Very Eyes

My father fancied himself an amateur magician. He was always practicing and performing magic tricks not just for his children, but for anyone that would watch. As I grew older, he would tell me that all the great magicians told a story that at its core was hope. Hope that the bunny would disappear but […]

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John Livingston

The Best Anti-poverty Program is a Job

Even prior to Covid, across our country, in all parts of our economy, there has been a decline in the “work ethic”. Doctors, lawyers, accountants, and engineers are working less, and their productivity has declined significantly over the past 10 years. Teachers are working less and asking for higher wages at the same time. Same […]

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Bob's Words of Wisdom

How Powerful is Big Tech’s influence in our Elections?

I have been saying for years that if we put the right restrictions on big tech there would be a much different outcome in our elections. Since the advent of big tech in around 2000, it has become more difficult for pollsters to call elections as was the case in the current mid-terms. The big […]

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Bob's Words of Wisdom

Will Idaho continue to move “Left”?

We would like to thank Ammon Bundy for making this important run for governor as it takes a lot of courage and faith to go up against a political machine as powerful as the one, we have in Idaho. The media will never acknowledge that Ammon has done something very important for the independent voters […]

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The Christian Vote

Analyzing The Turnout and The Issues This past election was called by many as “the most important election of our lifetime”. We’ve heard that before and maybe it is true. There is no doubt that if you are a Christian, you have felt the insanity in our government and our culture. If this election was […]

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