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John Livingston

Our Christian Founding

I was challenged by several people last week regarding the connection between the Republican structures of government in ancient Rome and the Enlightenment Principles that were both instrumental in the Founding of The American Republic. As alluded to below our founding was unique because it not only incorporated the political philosophies of Ancient Greece and […]

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Gem State Patriot 2024 GOP Primary Endorsements

U.S. Representative, District 1 — Russ FulcherU.S. Representative, District 2 — Scott Cleveland Legislative Dist. 1 — Senate — Scott HerndonLegislative Dist. 1 — House Seat A — Spencer HutchingsLegislative Dist. 1 — House Seat B — Cornel Rasor Legislative Dist. 2 — Senate — UNCONTESTED PRIMARYLegislative Dist. 2 — House Seat A — UNCONTESTED […]

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Bob's Words of Wisdom

It’s Our Anniversary – Fourteen Years and Counting

I would personally like to thank all of our readers for their support! George Orwell once said “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act: Be careful what you say nowadays or you could be considered an enemy of the state. How in heaven’s name did we get to the […]

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Shut Up!

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” George Orwell ‘Faith, family and freedom loving conservative Republicans need to shut up and go away.’ That is the message we are hearing from the Democrats and their allies in the Republican Party. There is a statewide effort to crush the grassroots […]

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Idaho GOP Loves the Grass Roots

In 1854, Americans from all walks of life gathered in churches, schoolhouses, and community centers to build what would become the Republican Party. Our party has always worked best when authority and legitimacy come from the ground up rather than the top down. My election as Chair at the 2022 State Convention in Twin Falls […]

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What About a State Bank?

Doom and gloom messages of a financial apocalypse across the world continue, with many questions as what can be done about it. Most certainly, this federal administration has no intention of taking any corrective action, and the current Idaho governor doesn’t seem to grasp how he has entangled our state into the fray.  Creative solutions […]

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John Livingston

In God’s Image

Abortion is a difficult subject to talk about because almost every single adult living in the United States either knows of a family member or a close friend who has had an abortion. One in four women in the United States will have had an abortion by the time they have reached menopause. Since Roe […]

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Labrador Letter: Idaho’s Laws for Election Security

Dear Friends, Last week my office achieved an important victory in the defense of Idaho’s laws for election security. In a unanimous 5-0 decision in Babe Vote et. al. v. McGrane, the Idaho Supreme Court upheld Idaho’s law that said a student identification card was not an acceptable form of ID when it comes to […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Idaho Reaches Multi-Million Dollar Settlement with Tobacco Companies

[BOISE] – Attorney General Raúl Labrador announced today a multi-million-dollar settlement with several tobacco companies. The settlement resolves years of litigation among the tobacco companies and Idaho concerning Idaho’s right to funds from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. This settlement resolves the claims over disputed funds from the years 2005 to the present, as well future […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Attorney General Labrador Files Reply to SCOTUS in Idaho v. United States

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Today, Attorney General Raúl Labrador filed state’s Reply Brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in State of Idaho v. United States of America, a case confronting questions about a state’s authority to regulate abortion since the overturn of Roe v. Wade in the 2022 Dobbs decision, which put abortion laws back under […]

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Bob's Words of Wisdom

Just How ‘Red’ is the State of Idaho?

You will be surprised Misinformation has become prevalent just about everywhere you look and here is an excellent example. There was an article published by the “Coeur d’ Alene/Post Falls Press on April 7 titled “Idaho is becoming redder” that caused me to write this piece. Our current Secretary of State Phil McGrane during a […]

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“Get Dorothy Moon”

Since the moment of Dorothy Moon’s landslide victory at the 2022 Idaho State Convention, former chairman Tom Luna, his unhinged sidekick Trent Clark and fellow travelers have been waging a disinformation campaign to discredit and depose Madam Chairman Dorothy Moon. They formed the ironically titled “Gem State Conservatives” PAC and are using funds from undisclosed […]

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