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State politics

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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Sitting Bull must surely be laughing

In my last post, I said I have a little sympathy for the people who stormed the Governor’s office over the Tar Sands project. I have a number of concerns over that project, just as I do over the MATL … Continue reading

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So many posts, so little time

One of the real disadvantages of being ADHD is that I get ideas for posts all the time – especially when I am working on other things like weeding the garden or working in my shop. While this may not … Continue reading

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The downside to “Idiological Rigidity”

Today, State Senator¬†¬†Dave Wanzenried from Missoula announced that he is pulling out of the race for Montana Governor next year. Sen Wanzenried was one of the first candidates to announce his candidacy claiming that he thought he would have an … Continue reading

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Can we stop Pretending?

Can We Stop Pretending¬† – _ 1) That A Government Shutdown Tonight is anything other than complete Stupidity? – _ In less time than most people spent at work today, the US Government is going to Shutdown. Since no budget … Continue reading

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The Budget for Dummys (Part 2)

Tax incentives VS Algebra – _ One more post and I will leave it alone till tomorrow. Let’s talk about Algebra. I have no idea what they are teaching for math in High School today – I graduated in the … Continue reading

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The Budget for Dummys

First, before we go any further – I’m Back. Deal with it. Overview – Everyone wants to talk budget today. There is a very good reason for that – our National Budget is out of control, and it is effecting … Continue reading

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“Well they did it”

If I ever needed more convincing that the Montana Democratic Party has gone off the deep end, the story released this week in the Billings Gazette about the Van Dyke Fundraiser held in the Governor’s mansion kind of clinches it. … 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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Partisan Wars Act 4 – Where do we go from here

In the previous three acts, I discussed the current “Partisan Wars” culture we faced with in American Politics. In my opinion, the answer is to ignore partisanship and learn to move forward as a nation. We may not agree on … Continue reading

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