Monday, 20 January 2020

Is the Legalization of Marijuana a Bad Idea?

Published on December 27, 2019 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

Legalization of Marijuana? This has become a serious matter in our country and it is time for Idaho to start thinking clearly about the pros and cons of making this drug available to the public both for recreational and medicinal…

Op-Ed: Medical Marijuana and Ballot Initiatives

Published on December 27, 2019 by Former Idaho State Rep. Karey Hanks

As we observe the effects of pot legalization in neighboring states, it should come as no surprise the proposed ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana is of great concern to many Idahoans. While some are focusing on efforts to defeat…

Political Football Application vs Appropriation of the Law

Published on December 27, 2019 by Dr. John Livingston

James Madison in Federalist 10 defines faction “as a number of people amounting to a majority or minority of the whole who are united by a common passion or emotion that is adverse to the rights of other citizens or…

Arbeit Macht Frei

Arbeit Macht Frei

Published on December 26, 2019 by Karen Schumacher

Translated, Arbeit Macht Frei means, “Work Will Free You”. It is the iconic sign at the entrance of Auschwitz and many other concentration camps during WWII. Many may not realize the sign was designed by the camp’s iron-worker and mounted by…

Our Political Twist on ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Published on December 22, 2019 by Gem State Patriot News

‘Twas the nightmare before Christmas when all through the house Not a creature was stirring only Nancy the mouse The Rats were all sitting straight up in their chairs Hoping impeachment soon would be theirs Republicans sleeping all snug in…

Open Letter to Kathy & Paul Leodler

Published on December 22, 2019 by Karen Schumacher

The Report of Investigation Regarding Representative Matt Shea, Washington State House of Representatives, was prepared by the Rampart Group, and conducted by Kathy & Paul Leodler, Lead Investigators. Ms. Leodler has deep ties to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and…

Going to the Dogs – The Growing Problem of Fake Service Dogs

Published on December 21, 2019 by Dr. Max Allen, M.D.

We, as Idahoans, are facing a growing health crisis! The cases where disease passes on from dog to man are on the upswing. As we bring our dogs and cats into the house we bring in the probability of flea…

Rep. Russ Fulcher’s Statement on the Impeachment of President Trump

Published on December 18, 2019 by Congressman Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho)

“Today, a stain will be left on the history of the U.S. House of Representatives… one which neither fact nor time will be able to wipe clean. Like other blights on history, this one is self-induced by the selfish ambition…

Senate Must Acquit President Donald J. Trump

Published on December 18, 2019 by Michael S Law, Author of "The Founders' Revolution"

Article II, Section 4 of the Constitution states, “The President, Vice President, and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” In…

Reimagining the Rural American West (Part 4 of 4)

Published on December 15, 2019 by Karen Schumacher

The final Western Governors Association (WGA) workshop on Reimagining the Rural West (RRW) was held December 3, 2019 in Post Falls, with host Governor Brad Little providing the opening remarks. Idaho is all in on funding this U.S. Department of…

Russ Fulcher

The Facts Speak for Themselves! OP-ED by Congressman Russ Fulcher

Published on December 10, 2019 by Congressman Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho)

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is proceeding with impeachment charges against President Trump. As a member of Congress and an Idaho Representative, I understand the gravity of the situation. Every future U.S. President will be subject to the precedent Congress…

Could Little’s Budget Cuts Mean Higher Taxes on the Horizion?

Published on December 8, 2019 by Bob "Nugie" Neugebauer

Governor Little has asked all state agencies to cut their budgets by 1% for this year and 2% for next because of falling tax revenues. He has also asked our state colleges to cut their budgets by 1% this year…