Labrador—not Otter—for Secretary of the Interior

Labrador—not Otter—for Secretary of the Interior

Dear President Trump Who will Replace Zinke? There has been a lot of debate lately since Secretary of Interior Zinke’s pending resignation and who might replace him. We would like to add our two cents on the two potential candidates...
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2018 Idaho Republican Primary Endorsements from the Gem State Patriot

2018 Idaho Republican Primary Endorsements from the Gem State Patriot

Representative for the 1st Congressional District: The Gem State Patriot proudly endorses former State Senator Russell Fulcher. We feel that Russ has been a guardian of conservative values during his 10 years in the Idaho Senate and indeed looks out...
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The Three Stooges go to Washington

The Three Stooges go to Washington

This past week many of you may have received an e-mail from Lt. Governor Brad Little or seen him on Fox News blustering about his recent visit to Washington to meet with officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
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POLL: Who do you support in the Idaho Governor Race?

POLL: Who do you support in the Idaho Governor Race?

Idaho’s Primary Election will take place on May 15, 2018. Which of these Republican candidates do you support in Idaho’s Governor Race? Your options are “Raúl Labrador,” “Tommy Ahlquist,” “Brad Little,” “O...
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Raul Labrador – Answering the Tough Questions

Raul Labrador – Answering the Tough Questions

If you missed the Town Hall meeting with Raul Labrador, you missed a good one as he took a lot of questions and, unlike Tommy Ahlquist the Urban Renewal Cowboy, he actually had answers and solutions to many of the...
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Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe… Who Will be Our Next Governor?

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe… Who Will be Our Next Governor?

(Click to play) Monday, I spoke with Raul Labrador on the Kevin Miller Show 580KIDO and asked him point blank why he didn’t endorse Russ Fulcher until the last week before the primary election in 2014. Unfortunately, I never got...
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Was this the Plan for Labrador All Along? What You Don’t Know about 2014

Was this the Plan for Labrador All Along? What You Don’t Know about 2014

Congressman Labrador said on a local radio show that he decided to run for governor because he wanted to, not because the political bosses asked him. He said he is in control, not the political bosses. That is a very...
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All Polls are not Equal: Fulcher Maintains Strong Lead With Conservatives

All Polls are not Equal: Fulcher Maintains Strong Lead With Conservatives

The Editorial Board of the Gem State Patriot decided to do this poll for the 2018 gubernatorial race because of a poll published by the Idaho Freedom Foundation taken Feb. 6 – 8. While we have enormous respect for the...
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You Want a Good Governor for Idaho? ‘Read the Resume’

You Want a Good Governor for Idaho? ‘Read the Resume’

We just finished reading Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman article “2018 campaign for governor starts now” and tried to figure out why his first comments were about Congressman Labrador. The Congressman is not even a declared candida...
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POLL: Who is your top choice for Idaho Governor in 2018?

POLL: Who is your top choice for Idaho Governor in 2018?

The 2018 Idaho Governor’s race is shaping up to be a crowded field. Who is your preferred candidate in this race? Incumbent Butch Otter isn’t running for reelection, so it’s an open seat which only makes the outcome of the...
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Leftists and Progressives Drone on at Labrador Town Hall

Leftists and Progressives Drone on at Labrador Town Hall

As Publisher I would like to make a few observations before we get to Susan’s comments. This account by Susan proves the point I made a couple days ago on the Kevin Miller Show that this group called “Indivisible” are...
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‘Making America Great Again Begins in Idaho’ KCRCC Lincoln Day Dinner Sets Records in Cd’A

‘Making America Great Again Begins in Idaho’ KCRCC Lincoln Day Dinner Sets Records in Cd’A

“Making America Great Again Begins in Idaho,” and it began in North Idaho on Saturday night March 4th in Coeur d’Alene at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Hotel where the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee (KCRCC) held its annual Linc...
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