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The Magic “R” In Idaho – What makes a “Red” State?

In a prior column, we discussed the trends in Idaho and that even though 41 out of 44 counties were generally reliable GOP that didn’t seem to be the answer when it came to living in a state that operated on conservative principles. For example, it is almost impossible to be elected to statewide office […]

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The Legislative Witch Hunt has begun

After listening to the Ethics Committee hearing for Priscilla Giddings, it is my opinion that there was no real evidence presented that was so damming us tax payers should be spending $100,000 on this Kangaroo court. Better yet the law firm that was questioning the witnesses for the committee allegedly contributed to Bedke’s 2016 campaign […]

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2021 NW Liberty Symposium Begins This Friday!

2021 NW Liberty Symposium June 11th, 12th & 13th to be held at Boise Bible College NWLA is dedicated to advancing foundational principles of a Free Society and Free Enterprise This year’s event includes speakers and panelists who will be presenting information on timely issues. RSVP NOW! Bios on speakers, activities, and more at: nwlibertyacademy.org […]

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The Joe Biden Award

I am frustrated. I have tremendous respect for people who put their names on the line and run for public office so I hesitate ever being critical of them on paper. Almost to a man and women-almost, these are good men and women who love their families and communities. They have been or are successful […]

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When Idaho takes Federal Money, there is a Price to be Paid

Why is ARPA money being offered to Idaho? ARPA money is (Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act) and accepting and spending this money threatens Idaho’s sovereignty. Once we take this money we are committed to abide by the federal rules attached to these funds. This is borrowed money by the federal government which will have to be […]

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Op-Ed: The Next Wave of Segregation

Various corporate franchises are touting their plans for a Vaccine Passport. This passport will be awarded to the patrons who go along with whatever the medical elites recommend. Right now, they are recommending that all need to get the current experimental COVID Vaccine. There will be no exceptions. Since when do the corporate elites get […]

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Follow the Money

As most of you know, I have been following the political arena for many years and my mantra is if you want to know why something is happening in government, just follow the money. While we would all like to think that our elected officials are working for us if we do a little digging […]

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Is it time to say goodbye to our conservative Idaho?

Every day as I listen to the changes taking place in Boise, it becomes more obvious to me that our wonderful conservative state is being lost to the wave of liberalism sweeping over it. As little as 10 years ago, you would not have even needed the type of bill being introduced by Rep. Zito […]

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It’s an Election Year – Let’s Dump the Bad Apples

Here is what we see so far in the legislature We would like to thank Representative Priscilla Giddings for trying to bring up the Grocery Tax repeal in committee but unfortunately, she was shut down by Representative Gary Collins and Thyra Stevenson. It appears that these two supposed conservative republicans have either become part of […]

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Weighing in on the Grocery Tax and State of the State

Let me try to clarify what the governor said in his state of the state message because, like all politicians, he gives us a lot of double talk that needs to be translated into common English. The Grocery Tax from our conservative Representative Priscilla Giddings: During the 2019 Legislative session, based on the Wayfair decision, […]

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Rep. Priscilla Giddings Faces Kangaroo Tax Commission Hearing

We took the time this past week to attend an open Ada County Commissioners’ hearing for Priscilla Giddings, a state representative from Idaho County. What we found out was quite interesting and somewhat confusing. The lawyer for Mrs. Giddings presented a very cogent case stating all of the necessary requirements under Idaho law on what […]