Intelligent Discontent
Representative Steve Daines
2014 Elections

Steve Daines Opposes Any Montana-Crafted Forest Bills, Prefers Big Government Bad Policy

By On July 20, 2014

For someone who likes to suggest he’s opposed to federal decision-making and in favor of more state control over resources, it’s certainly interesting to see Representative Steve Daines writing a letter to… Read More

Representative Steve Daines
2014 Elections

Daines Continues to Distort His Record on Veterans

By On July 18, 2014

It’s been fascinating watching the Daines Senate campaign’s advertising strategy this summer: in their effort to disguise Daines’s thin record of achievement in Congress, his advertising people seem to alternate between unfair,… Read More

Ryan Zinke
2014 Elections

Ryan Zinke’s False Promises to Indian Country

By On July 18, 2014

My apologies for this late post, but I have been vacationing the past week in the Black Hills of South Dakota, a place that certainly highlights the false promises politicians have repeatedly… Read More

Attorney General Tim Fox
Montana Politics

Tim Fox Defends Discrimination

By On July 17, 2014

In news that will surprise no one, Attorney General Tim Fox is attempting to defend Montana’s law defining marriage as an institution between one man and one woman. It’s equally unsurprising just… Read More

Montana Politics

ICYM Montana Politics Weekly for July 12, 2014

By On July 12, 2014

Montana legislators decry ‘hidden agenda’ of federal land study “A study of federal land management problems in Montana roiled a legislative panel Wednesday, as some members said the report has a “hidden… Read More

2014 Elections

On Swiftboating Steve Daines and the Media

By On July 11, 2014

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the attacks from the Steve Daines camp against Senator John Walsh—and find them more troubling the more I think about them. The Daines attack machine… Read More

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Montana Politics

Privacy Rights for Women Are Not a Talking Point: They Are Essential to the Health and Well-Being of Women

By On July 10, 2014

There’s been nothing more amusing in recent American politics than the effort of some Republicans to position themselves as champions of privacy. Only after the deeply unpopular revelations about the NSA became… Read More

Montana Politics

Oh Look! Another Dying Anonymous Conservative Montana Blog (Or Two)

By On July 9, 2014

Back in December, we took a look at the peculiar habit of Montana Republicans to create and abandon political blogs after a handful of inflammatory and inaccurate posts. In that post, we… Read More

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