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Local Politics

The Dillon Circus continues

We, in Dillon, don’t need a circus to come to town. Our Dillon City Government provides more than enough entertainment all by itself. About a month ago, Dillon City Councilman Swede Troedsson tried to have the Dillon Mayor, Mike Klakken … Continue reading

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Dillon Politics erupts again

Recently I posted about the fact that Mayor Malesich was defeated in the last election here in Dillon and that our new Mayor, Mike Klakkon would be taking over the position at the first of the year. As is normal … Continue reading

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On Monster Making

I sat down today to write a post about LR-121, a rather disgusting piece of racist legislation passed here in Montana and now being held up in the courts. I got into a “Discussion” about this legislation with Ingemar Johannson … Continue reading

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The Big Tent Joke

Back in the late 70’s, when I first started to vote, the world was a very different place – and so was American Politics. The Republicans were the party of the working man. They were the ones wearing the crew … Continue reading

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The Echo Chambers we live in

It is no secret that we, in America, are currently experiencing the most hyper-partisan political environment we have had in over a century. It is reported in the news (both local and national) and even the news from other countries … Continue reading

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Malesich at it again

In a previous post, I described a situation where a former City Councilman approached me about reporting on the actions of the Dillon City Government. At the time I was understandably confused given the history of my blog reporting on … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Store

Brittany and I had to go to the local Supermarket to pick up some stuff I needed for work around the house. We had no sooner gotten out of our van before an Ex Dillon City Councilman floored me by … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Jefferson Dinner

I want to get this down while it is still relatively fresh in my head. These are my impressions¬†of the Candidates I met at the Jefferson-Jackson Democratic Dinner here in Dillon. I want to preface this by saying that I … Continue reading

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The Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Today I picked up tickets for my wife and I to attend the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner hosted by the Beaverhead County Democratic Party. The dinner is scheduled for Friday night, April 13th at the Dillon Elk’s Lodge. I make it a … Continue reading

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Letter the editor – Republicans and Gays

True to my word (and unable to sleep), I have already penned my letter to the editor and sent it off. I include the letter below the fold for any that are interested. I have also done some further research … Continue reading

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