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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Staff at the Gem State Patriot

What a Year 2021 Has Been We would like to thank each and every one of our subscribers for your participation in both reading and sharing our newsletter. As 2021 comes to a close, there is much to look back on and contemplate as this has been quite a tumultuous year. From the kooks promoting […]

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Political Science Fuzzy Math and Too Many Lies

There was a time that we could actually trust what our government officials told us but that time has long passed and this Covid virus has pushed the American people to the precipice of not believing anything government tells us. Not only can we not trust the government but we cannot trust the press to […]

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What’s Happened to the Democrats?

When I worked at the Bunker Hill Mine in Kellogg, Idaho, most of my associates were Democrats—good Americans. They were family men, hard-working, clean living and reasonable. I don’t recognize them anymore. During the Trump Administration, immigration was under control, we were producing more energy than we needed, and America was bouncing back after the […]

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Congressman Fulcher Condemns the Biden Administration’s Attack on Religious Federal Contractors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Republican Leader Russ Fulcher (R-ID)  and his committee colleagues sent a letter to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Marty Walsh expressing opposition to the DOL’s proposed rescission of religious liberty protections for federal contractors.  In the letter, the Members write: “We write in strong opposition to the Department of […]

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A Note of Thanksgiving — This Year’s Turkeys

I would like to give special thanks to some of the people who have been on my mind as of late. First and foremost, I want to thank our President for his climate change program and the huge increase it has caused in the price we pay for fuel for our homes and cars. I […]

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Who the heck are Cloward and Piven?

We may look at circumstances in our society and wonder how our leaders could be so inept as to let those happen. Immigration chaos, the 2008 financial crisis and widening entitlements to name a few. Perusing the Democrat party tactics initiated in the 60’s by Columbia University professors Richard Cloward and Frances Piven can clear […]

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Congressman Fulcher Leads Challenge Against President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC— Shortly after the Department of Labor announced their rule mandating vaccines for businesses with over 100 employees, Congressman Fulcher and his Republican colleagues in the Education and Labor Committee led the effort to introduce a Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify OSHA’s new emergency temporary standard mandating vaccines for private sector employers. The […]

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Congressman Fulcher Answers Idahoans Concerns Over IRS Overreach

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During Congressman Fulcher’s tele-townhall with over 6,500 constituents from Idaho’s First District, there was a clear theme in the questions from the participants: The power and surveillance capabilities of the IRS should not be expanded. Congressman Fulcher commented on the proposed IRS expansion, “These proposals are a flagrant assault on our freedoms. […]

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Congressman Fulcher Takes Continued Action Against the Biden Administration’s Vaccine Mandates

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Department of Labor announced a rule that will mandate vaccines for businesses with more than 100 employees. The legally dubious Emergency Temporary Standard from OSHA comes at a time when employers are struggling to hire workers, which has reverberated throughout the economy and resulted in the current supply chain crisis. […]

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Enough is Enough

We are on the same page. Yesterday I was on the phone with my senator’s office and congresswoman’s office asking where my values were being represented. My message was/is we are bringing a knife to a gunfight and losing the country. First, we elect gentlemen like Dole, McCain, and Romney who all take the high […]

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Going to Bat Against the Swamp

President Biden and Congressional Democrats, in their efforts to enact gun control, have run into a problem: you. The majority of Americans support the 2nd Amendment, and oppose radical gun control measures that erode those rights. Just this week, after considerable criticism from Republicans in Congress and Americans of all stripes, the president withdrew David […]

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Thwarting Biden’s New Gun Control Attempt

I support the 2nd Amendment. When the government seeks to take this right from us, I speak up. The latest attempt comes from President Biden, who is seeking to join and ratify the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Biden has said on multiple occasions that he wants to ban guns, but this latest attempt comes […]