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

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

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...
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Have the Rich and Powerful Taken Over our Idaho?

Have the Rich and Powerful Taken Over our Idaho?

The Gem State Patriot has been talking for years about the political corruption in Idaho and the powerful people behind the scenes pulling the strings of our elected officials. This Cabal of elite wealthy businessmen and women along with our...
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Idaho Turns Blue?

Idaho Turns Blue?

This morning, we talked about how Idaho is changing, little by little, each election cycle with the crony politicians continuing to dominate our legislature. Much of this is because of the ambivalence and inability of Idaho’s voters, who live in...
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Don’t Let Idaho Become Oregon

Don’t Let Idaho Become Oregon

I would like to address Oregon Governor Brown’s order to arrest republican senators who have boycotted a vote on climate change funding. Here you have a governor who is worried about the carbon footprint from truckers and other carbon emitters...
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An Open Letter to Idaho Governor Little

An Open Letter to Idaho Governor Little

Dear Governor Little, I was looking forward to good things happening under your administration, and some have, but what your Office, the ISP, the Prosecutor’s Association and other law enforcement interests have done to the Hemp Bill, H 122a, is...
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Stand up for the People not the Crony Politicians

Stand up for the People not the Crony Politicians

A Lesson for all Precinct Committee People in Idaho This article is in response to Eva Gay Yost’s comments on the Kevin Miller Show 580KIDOam and 107.5fm about me not being part of the crony republican process of working to...
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The Three Stooges go to Washington

The Three Stooges go to Washington

This past week many of you may have received an e-mail from Lt. Governor Brad Little or seen him on Fox News blustering about his recent visit to Washington to meet with officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
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Idaho’s Swamp Dwellers Don’t Listen to the People Who Elect Them

Idaho’s Swamp Dwellers Don’t Listen to the People Who Elect Them

It’s time that the taxpayers of Idaho wake up and take a hard look at the Idaho Swamp and the legislators who only work for themselves, the lobbyists, and the Governor. It has taken four years to get good gun...
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POLL: Who do you support in the Idaho Governor Race?

POLL: Who do you support in the Idaho Governor Race?

Idaho’s Primary Election will take place on May 15, 2018. Which of these Republican candidates do you support in Idaho’s Governor Race? Your options are “Raúl Labrador,” “Tommy Ahlquist,” “Brad Little,” “O...
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Too ‘Little’, Too Late

Too ‘Little’, Too Late

It appears that Brad Little decided to try playing Governor by issuing an Executive order on March 19 designated the “Licensing Freedom Act”, which is supposed to be a review of State Licensing Requirements. Now does anyone really think that...
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All Polls are not Equal: Fulcher Maintains Strong Lead With Conservatives

All Polls are not Equal: Fulcher Maintains Strong Lead With Conservatives

The Editorial Board of the Gem State Patriot decided to do this poll for the 2018 gubernatorial race because of a poll published by the Idaho Freedom Foundation taken Feb. 6 – 8. While we have enormous respect for the...
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You Want a Good Governor for Idaho? ‘Read the Resume’

You Want a Good Governor for Idaho? ‘Read the Resume’

We just finished reading Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman article “2018 campaign for governor starts now” and tried to figure out why his first comments were about Congressman Labrador. The Congressman is not even a declared candida...
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