An Open Letter to Idaho Governor Little

An Open Letter to Idaho Governor Little

21     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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The Initiative Process Furthers the Progressive Goal of Direct Democracy

The Initiative Process Furthers the Progressive Goal of Direct Democracy

196     “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” It may not have been Winston Churchill who said it, but that does not make it any less accurate. We have received myriad wa...
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Liberal Creep by Osmosis in Idaho

Liberal Creep by Osmosis in Idaho

563     We often ask ourselves how many of our Washington legislators who we thought were conservative republicans turned out to be nothing more than puppets for the corporate lobbyist establishment. Just look at Congressman Paul Ryan ...
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RINOs on the Loose in the Idaho Legislature

RINOs on the Loose in the Idaho Legislature

624     We the people of Idaho would like to send Senator Fred Martin, the RINO from District 15 in Boise, a message like the one he sent us by refusing to hold a hearing on HB 133. This bill would require...
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Idaho House Bill 162

Idaho House Bill 162

      H.B. 162, Idaho Council on Federal Lands, has passed the house and forwarded to the Senate Resources & Environment Committee for a hearing on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12:15pm. The purpose of this legislation is providin...
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We are Responsible for the Undermining of our Republic

We are Responsible for the Undermining of our Republic

12     When the American people lose interest in who they elect to govern them and who teaches their children, it is the beginning of the end of our republic as it was founded. Most Americans are living in a bubble and...
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Are Republican Legislators for Limited Government?

Are Republican Legislators for Limited Government?

366     Is Idaho on a path to rapid progressivism? Initial reactions to that question might be a resounding “no” or maybe even “hell no.” But indulge me for a moment on the reality of our current status as a &#8...
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STOP Idaho From Further Limiting Your Freedom of Choice in Healthcare!

STOP Idaho From Further Limiting Your Freedom of Choice in Healthcare!

202     While there is a shortage of doctors in Idaho and, for that matter in the United States, our legislators want to make it even more difficult for Idahoans to choose a doctor for yourselves and their family. A new bill...
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House Joint Memorial 6

House Joint Memorial 6

34     In this 2019 legislative session, House Joint Memorial 6 (HJM 6), Wildlife Crossings, has passed through the Transportation & Defense Committee for a third reading. It specifically relates to the omission of local citizen an...
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A Case against Fining Drivers for Using Cell Phones

A Case against Fining Drivers for Using Cell Phones

53     I would like to chime in on the legislative argument requiring larger fines for cell phone use while driving. I think the government has infringed on our freedoms enough. We all know it is dangerous to be distracted by talking.....
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Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

Six Problems with “Marsy’s Law for Idaho”

203     1. It creates broad new rights which do not apply to all people. The “Marsy’s Law for Idaho” proposal (SJR101) would create an entirely new constitutional right “to reasonable protection from the accuse...
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Why Legislative Do-Gooders Hurt More than Help

Why Legislative Do-Gooders Hurt More than Help

4     Minimum wage and Medicaid Expansion are programs designed to help those on the margin. Unfortunately, those who seem to assume a position of moral superiority—in days past, they were called “do-gooders”—don’...
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