Editorials

Gettysburg American History

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...
Idaho Ranchers

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...
Tommy Ahlquist Ethics Blueprint

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...
end racism

Resisting prejudice begins with you

In a now-famous study by psychologist Stanley Milgram at Yale University in 1963, he observed how far people would go in causing harm to...
idaho-forests

Healthy forests are a top priority

Fourteen years ago, congressional colleagues and I crafted the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (HFRA) to help provide the U.S. Forest Service with...
idaho helps

Idahoans: Boundless Examples of Humanity

Events in Charlottesville and hateful vandalism at our own Anne Frank Memorial are glaring reminders of the work that must continue.  But, the immeasurable...
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