Gem State Patriot Newsletter – Volume 52

Gem State Patriot Newsletter – Volume 52

Welcome to Volume 52 of the Gem State Patriot newsletter. This interactive newsletter allows comments and discussion and can be easily shared via social media. Please enjoy the following articles included in this edition of the Gem State Patriot. Need...
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Was the Wildlife Refuge Takeover for Nothing? We Don’t Believe it was; Here’s Why

Was the Wildlife Refuge Takeover for Nothing? We Don’t Believe it was; Here’s Why

In my opinion, the only important thing that was accomplished at Burns, Oregon was to make light of the overreach and heavy handedness of our government bureaucrats when dealing with ranchers and farmers rights. The one mistake they made was...
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Brad Little for Governor? Are you kidding me?

Brad Little for Governor? Are you kidding me?

Lt. Governor Brad Little recently wrote an Op-Ed for the Times News, and we would like to address this article which has all of the appearances of a man running for Governor. He starts off talking about his hometown of...
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Me thinks Senator Winder doth protest too much. The question is WHY?

Me thinks Senator Winder doth protest too much. The question is WHY?

Why does it not surprise me that Senator Winder is inserting himself into this recall of the four West Ada School District Trustees? Many of us believe that this is not about the ability of the trustees to run the...
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Higher Taxes Continue to Stress Our Idaho Citizens

Higher Taxes Continue to Stress Our Idaho Citizens

Isn’t it nice that the legislature brings on a new tax package and guess who gets the short end of the stick again? The lower and middle income taxpayers of Idaho. Yet year after year we vote the same people...
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Don’t make another dumb decision on Medicaid Expansion

Don’t make another dumb decision on Medicaid Expansion

While our Legislators explore a case for Medicaid Expansion with bills 1204 and 1205 the Idaho Freedom Foundation appears to be the lone white knight in this battle to keep Medicaid costs at bay in our state. Once again our...
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Should You Worry About The Economy?

Should You Worry About The Economy?

Having been a student of the stock markets and the economy as a profession for more years than I care to mention, it always pains me when I see the beginnings of a recession in the making. After the Great...
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It will take more than the Freedom Caucus

It will take more than the Freedom Caucus

Congressman Labrador is on target when he talks about our biggest problem being the $19 trillion in national debt and the fact that when we look at cutting budgets we have to look no only at bloated social programs but...
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Shawn Keough, Repentant Sinner or Frightened Legislator

Shawn Keough, Repentant Sinner or Frightened Legislator

Shawn is trying to take back a bad decision made by her and the other RINOs in the legislature to put more tax burdens on the taxpayers who could least afford the gas tax hike and registration fee hikes passed...
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Freebies? You’re Not That Stupid, Are You?

Freebies? You’re Not That Stupid, Are You?

“Nothing is more sad than the death of an Illusion.” – Arthur Koestler 1905 to 1983 – Disillusioned Stalinist turned Anti-Totalitarian. The late, not so great Soviet Union’s citizens experienced a life of guarantees for all the ne...
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What Will Really Happen in a Constitutional Convention?

What Will Really Happen in a Constitutional Convention?

In this beyond highly politicized world today, who in their right mind would believe convention delegates would send the results to state legislators for endless debate and legal challenges lasting months or maybe years for such ratification? Or would you...
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The Big Question: How Will Our ‘A’ Team Vote On TPP?

The Big Question: How Will Our ‘A’ Team Vote On TPP?

Will Senators Risch and Crapo and Congressmen Labrador and Simpson vote to retain America’s sovereignty and independent negotiating strengths or will we be surrendered to the demands of globalists. That is the question in the life or death vote for...
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