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When ideas and candidates can’t compete

An interesting development in Idaho’s political landscape emerged this week. A former state Republican lawmaker launched a PAC designed to infiltrate the GOP primary...
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The Media’s War on Truth

The false Rex Tillerson story published by NBCNews was a perfect example of the liberal media's war on the truth. Secretary Tillerson publicly shut down...
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The Heroes of Las Vegas

Last night, a deranged man killed 58 and wounded over 500 people attending the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas. President Trump...
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The New War on Women

The left brutally attacked Mitt Romney in 2012 with his "binders full of women" comment. They used this as part of their false narrative...
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Dr. Seuss Takes A Knee

On a scale of one to ferociously outraged, liberals have turned the dial all the way to eleven. The latest anti-Trump outrage comes to...
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Standing up for America

Conservatives share a common respect for the American flag, patriotism and the national anthem. We stand up to one of the oldest signs up...

The place of government by and for the people

This past Friday I hiked nine miles into Yellowstone National Park to see the spectacular Union Falls. It is a stunning waterfall, and the...
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Rewriting American history

Following the Charlottesville, Virginia demonstrations, a national movement seems to have taken root to remove all vestiges of America’s Civil War. The movement, obviously...
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The ranchers’ side

A number of articles have appeared in the Idaho State Journal in recent weeks relating to agriculture (especially livestock grazing and water) that express...
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It’s time for term limits & ethics reforms in state government

States across the nation have enacted term limits and ethics reform laws to help protect their taxpayers. When professional politicians spend too much time in...