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The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY

If publicly asked the question “Do you agree more with the tax-and-spend philosophy of Ronald Reagan or Barack Obama,” I would predict that every member of Idaho’s super-majority republican legislative caucus would respond with Reagan. However, the results of the 2015 legislative session will be difficult for most lawmakers to explain during the next campaign […]

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SB 1067: King Otter Doesn’t Care About State Sovereignty

Just a quick comment on bill 1067 covering child support payments and acceptance of a treaty that will subject Idaho to foreign laws and data searches. We already have laws on the books to cover child support issues. The Governor and his minions at the liberal media are bringing out the “boogeyman” scenarios to scare […]

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Tax Them Till They Cry

Well folks the legislative session is over and the people we elected to office have once again outdone themselves. They have given us a few new dumb laws and regulations but the real kicker is the big fat $95 million tax increase with a 7 cent increase in the gas tax they passed late last […]

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With Nothing More than Opportunity

It seems from today’s vantage that solutions for our personal liberties and economic wellbeing are out of reach, especially for the young. Few hold little hope for a return to the principles derived from self-determination, a prerequisite for freedom and a foundation our country was built upon. Our forgotten history, especially the causes and effects […]

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A More Than Fair Tax?

Alternatives to the income tax have been bantered around our nation for years. Some propose a flat income tax, eliminating loopholes and letting everyone pay a fair share with minimal reporting. Others propose various forms of consumption taxes, essentially creating a federal sales tax. The “Fair Tax,” one of the more polished proposals, is also […]

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Who is John Galt?

This article is written in response to this guest opinion. Ever notice when someone does not wish to have a dialogue of discussion and having the inability to truly and openly state their positions they resort to name calling and obfuscation of the facts being presented them. Such is the case of Brad Brooks of […]

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It’s ‘TEA TIME!’ for Congress

End the Micro-Managing Original Tea Party patriots were basically fed up with taxes. The ‘Fed Up’ of today’s patriots is compounded by Big Government’s extreme overreach of its enumerated powers dissolving our freedoms and commerce with overwhelming quantities of new laws, regulations and taxes. Our commerce cannot compete in a world market of competitors who […]

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Trade Promotion Authority and trade partnership confusion or sleight of hand?

This article is written in response to this guest opinion. I am outraged by the Idaho Statesman guest opinion dated March 2, 2015 on Trade Promotion Authority. One can only wonder if those that support these Partnerships are paid off by corporate elitists or if they are truly ignorant of the facts. Just who is […]

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A Very Bad Idea

The Obama Administration’s Middle East policy decisions have been remarkable. That is, remarkable in the sense that they’ve all been abject failures. Through a combination of confusion, indecision, incompetence, arrogance, and personal animosity, the man who promised to be a unifying force in that region, may likely be the central figure in its ultimate demise. […]

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Invictus Veritas (Truth Conquers)

I am a couple of days from turning 62 years old. Today seemed like a good day to start to journal my thoughts. It will be cathartic in a world that is going a bit mad. Ironically, to those around me, they think that I am not quite right, —— a bit off, —— negative.

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Free Trade Agreements Lead to World Government – Congress Should Reject TTP and TTIP!

In 1942 during WWII Hitler and his economic minister Albert Speer came up with a plan to unite all of Europe. The goal was to have one European state, one central bank and one currency all under the name of the European Economic Community. Hitler lost his battle for a united Europe but his dream […]

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Arizona Bill Would Nullify Obama’s Executive Orders

Reprinted with permission of The New American magazine In an effort to protect citizens from Obama’s expanding deluge of unconstitutional executive decrees, Arizona lawmakers are advancing a bill that would nullify any and all edicts from the White House that undermine the exclusive legislative authority granted to Congress under the U.S. Constitution. If signed into […]

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