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Official Idaho Republican Party Statement on Constitutional Amendment SJR 102

In Great Britain, the king could control when Parliament could meet and when it could be dissolved. Our Founding Fathers knew British history, and they knew that no king or executive should be able to choose when the People’s representatives could meet. They gave Congress the power to meet without the President’s consent. Unfortunately, Idaho […]

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Pro-life with an Asterisk

How celebrated “pro-life” campaigners came to endorse abortions On Thursday, October 6, 2022, David Ripley, the Executive Director of Idaho Chooses Life, presented a draft resolution to the Ada County Republican Central Committee on behalf of Dennis Mansfield, Candidate for State Senate in District 16. Ripley and his organization have a long history of compromising […]

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What can We the People do about China?

Last July, I was privileged to attend the Idaho GOP Convention. While there, I met many good people. One, in particular, asked me about the Resolution that we would support Israel if it were attacked. My simple response was that the United States had an agreement with Israel, and we should honor it. Regarding the […]

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Idahoans are ridding themselves of the Good Old Boys Club

This past Saturday another powerful Idaho establishment Republican was ousted from his position and replaced with a more liberty minded person.  When Ammon Bundy announced that he was running for governor last year the Idaho Good Old Boys about lost their minds. Tom Luna, the Republican Chairman, called an emergency meeting and published a full-page […]

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Rep. Dorothy Moon Wins Republican Party Chair

What’s Next for Idaho? Bundy? What a breath of fresh air that has just blown into the Republican Party hierarchy with the election of Dorothy Moon as the new Chairperson. No longer will we have to endure that Saturday morning diatribes of Loony Luna and Moaning Miller on that RINO propaganda show “Red Wave Radio”. […]

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Luna Dubs Bundy a RINO

The Pot Calling the Kettle Black Once again, Tom Luna, Chairman of the Republican Party, attacks Ammon Bundy, this time for being a RINO. Wow! We could think of a dozen clichés to fit this press release but The Pot Calling the Kettle Black suits this situation just fine. Let us remind you that Tom […]

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Op-Ed: You can defend freedom with just ten minutes of your time

Do you want to keep Idaho a conservative state? Are you tired of socialist propaganda sneaking into our state Capitol? There is something YOU can do right now to help keep Idaho the great state we all know and love. It will only take you about 10 minutes to accomplish, and it needs to be […]

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I Once Was Blind but Now Can See (Part 2)

Enter Butch Otter – A 12 Year Payback to his Faithful Before we start this history of Butch Otter it is necessary that you understand who IACI is as they have been the most influential force in Idaho’s political arena for decades giving them a say in every important policy decision made by our legislators. […]

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What I want in a Government Servant

Public policy is built upon political philosophy. For conservatives the predicate for our political philosophy is built on the moral and ethical truths that have been handed down to us from the ancients of Athens and Greece and Israel, the Church Father’s, Magna Carta, The Common Law, and the Enlightenment philosophers. A unique political philosophy […]

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Idaho Republicans Have No Confidence in Simpson

In response to Congressman Simpson’s proposal to breach four hydroelectric dams on the lower Snake River, I wrote an article last month entitled, “Congressman Simpson Should Put Idaho First and Do No Harm.” The article named players who oppose Simpson’s plan including, Governor Brad Little, United States Senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo, Representative Russ […]

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Lincoln Day Dinner – Hope for the Future & Why Trump Lost

Patriotism is alive and Well in Council Idaho: I had the good fortune to be able to attend the annual Lincoln day Dinner in Council this past Saturday and to sit at a table with Congressman Fulcher and former Constitutional Attorney Christ Troupis. This was one of the most encouraging gatherings I have attended in […]

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Strike 3? You Decide

Growing up I played baseball from Little League through Jr. and Senior League and one year of Legion ball. As we grew up through the system so did the umpires and the coaches. My father worked long and unusual hours and seldom got to watch a complete football or baseball game, but he attended every […]

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