Faceless Accusations

Faceless Accusations

When my father returned from Japan after serving for 5 years during and after the Korean War he carried with him a small book that several years earlier had been turned into a well-known Japanese play called “Rashomon” In the...
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It’s Just Politics as Usual

It’s Just Politics as Usual

So few people today in our country have an appreciation of our own national history. Watching the news out of Washington can only be depressing. Everything is viewed through the lens of politics. Even the basic sciences have become politicized....
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Immigration – Have we lost the ‘Rule of Law’?

Immigration – Have we lost the ‘Rule of Law’?

I for one would like to know what happened to the rule of law in our country. There was a time when if you committed a crime, you did the time. Nowadays if you do the crime by illegally entering...
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Why I like Trump

Why I like Trump

We have a problem where I live every spring when the runoff from out winter snowpack in the mountains raises the flows in the Boise River. When that happens the animals that take refuge along the river find their ways...
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Trump’s Executive Order for Colleges – How Idaho is affected

Trump’s Executive Order for Colleges – How Idaho is affected

Trump’s executive order will directly affect Boise State University in a punitive manner. Former Boise State President Bob Kustra’s stated goal was to transform Boise State into a “metropolitan research university of distinction” shortl...
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Only Informed Voters can “Drain the Swamp”

Only Informed Voters can “Drain the Swamp”

Let me tell you a story about two men. These two men are like two peas in a pod in some ways and like night and day in others. Both men have a desire for the restoration of the United...
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Tea Party Bob’s Take on the State of the Union

Tea Party Bob’s Take on the State of the Union

In Retrospect, this was probably one of the most momentous State of the Union speeches ever given by a President, and I say that because we have never had such a dichotomy of radical forces within our country in modern...
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Trump Challenge: “Tear Down that Wall!”

Trump Challenge: “Tear Down that Wall!”

I was going to write a column about the wall. It’s certainly the biggest issue in America. But I can end that debate quickly. President Trump should issue a simple challenge: “My fellow Democrats, I have a challenge for you....
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Landmark bill protecting endangered salmon signed into law

Landmark bill protecting endangered salmon signed into law

— Published with Permission of cfact.org — The bipartisan Endangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on December 27th, 2018. This law should be fully celebrated as a win for conservation! The goal of the.....
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Trump Is Right to Withdraw From Syria

Trump Is Right to Withdraw From Syria

It can’t be America’s purpose to indefinitely forestall every plausible misfortune that may or may not bedevil this troubled region. — Published with Permission of Cato.org — President Trump has ordered a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. This ...
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15 Things You Should Know about the 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

15 Things You Should Know about the 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

Because the spending bill requires a filibuster-proof majority to pass in the Senate, Republicans need several Democrats to support the funding proposal that includes border wall funding. — Published with Permission of ActonInstitute.org — 1. What just hap...
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The Art of the Wall Deal

The Art of the Wall Deal

There is a wall deal to be done. If Democrats actually loved America and actually cared about the safety of our children, it could get done. But it’s clear, they don’t. A deal is there for the taking. Before there...
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