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John Livingston

Idaho is not California

If you were an owner or an investor in an abortion clinic in California future business couldn’t be looking better. I know such a person and he sent me the following information from the Guttmacher Institute—an organization that has always supported abortion. He considers himself to be “Pro Choice” I would like to ask upfront is […]

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John Livingston

Great Politics, Poor Government

In 1964 Dobie Grey came out with his hit song called I’M IN WITH THE IN CROWD. The opening line goes: “I’m in with the in crowd, I know what the in crowd knows.” I know who is in the “In crowd” in the Idaho Republican Party. The heart and soul of our party is […]

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Opinions / Op-eds

Follow The Science!

Governor Brad Little Hasn’t Changed J.D. Rucker summarized the news this last week that “following the recommendations of a Big-Pharma-controlled panel of “doctors” who unanimously voted to approve jabbing young children with the unsafe and completely ineffective Covid-19 “vaccines”, the FDA has approved the shots for any American over 6-months old.” Governor Little who has […]

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John Livingston

Faith and Families

My wife is a great debater. She was on several debate teams in high school, and I have been told she was formidable then, and I can attest to the fact that she is formidable in debate today. She always seems to have the facts in hand. She never asserts more than she can prove. […]

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John Livingston

It’s Your Choice Faith, Family & Freedom or Benevolent Corruption

Mr. Bundy has an almost impossible task before him in trying to become Governor. He cannot pull off this campaign by himself. The media will continue to create a narrative about who he is and what he stands for that will have to be addressed throughout the campaign. Until I got to meet and talk […]

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Opinions / Op-eds

Op-Ed: Smoke and Mirrors, Idaho’s “Little” Surplus

Over the last few months Idahoans have been receiving checks in the mail or deposited into their bank accounts from the Idaho Tax Commission along with a letter from Governor Brad Little claiming that, “The economy of Idaho continues to blow past projections, and we are leading the country in economic prosperity. We achieved historic […]

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Bob's Words of Wisdom

Tale of Two Candidates: Liberal Little vs Conservative Bundy

Could it be that Idahoans are finally waking up? To those who think Idaho might be changing to a more moderate state, I would say that you really can’t make that judgement with the results of this primary election. We only saw less than a third of the registered voters go to the polls in […]

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John Livingston

We Have Only Ourselves to Blame – Part 2

As I pointed out in my two previous articles about political organizations and process, Idaho conservatives have been fighting and occasionally winning individual battles. We can overcome the political powers that be in our State only with great talent. We have been fighting the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry (IACI) led system by putting […]

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John Livingston

Conservative Political Philosophy

My purpose for writing has always been to explain to first my family and many of my friends—especially in the medical community the logic and predicate for my political philosophy. In past columns, I have quoted Paul Ryan as saying, “My Christian Catholic faith informs every aspect of my life” Even though I became disenchanted with […]

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John Livingston

Accountability and Perspective

The after-action reports and the Monday morning quarterbacking have yet to take place regarding our State’s Covid response. Maybe we are waiting until after the November general elections. Historically in the medical and nursing professions every death and every bad outcome is reviewed at the clinical level giving context to the analysis done at the […]

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Opinions / Op-eds

Two Idahos This Election? Or Two Republican Parties?

For patriots and conservatives, the results of the May primary were discouraging and a blow for freedom on a statewide scale. After the two years of lockdowns and restrictions on our state and the tyranny imposed by our Governor, Attorney General and leaders in our legislature we thought the eyes of the electorate would be […]

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John Livingston

We Have Ourselves to Blame

I’ve now had five days to digest the Idaho primary election results. I must admit that in the statewide races except for Raul Labrador winning the Attorney General’s race, conservatives took a “whipping”. But we have a few things to learn and if we don’t admit to our shortcomings, we will continue to make the […]

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