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2014 Elections

Rosendale Wants to Cut Medicare, Doesn’t Understand Health Reform

By On December 22, 2013

Remember a few weeks ago when the Independent Record said that it would continue to print letters to the editor arguing scientific nonsense about global warming because, despite the facts, people still… Read More

2014 Elections

Montana Conservatives Try Yet Another Anonymous Blog

By On December 21, 2013

Other than denying women access to reproductive health care, nothing seems to unite Montana Republicans more than their hatred for anonymous political blogs attacking their candidates. They whine and caterwaul and complain… Read More

2014 Elections

Appointing Walsh Does Increase His Odds of Winning

By On December 19, 2013

David Parker, professor of political science at MSU, and Robert Saldin,  associate professor of political science at the University of Montana, have suggested over the past couple of days that appointing John… Read More

Montana Politics

My Father: A Rememberance

By On December 19, 2013

December 20 will always be one of those uncomfortable anniversaries for me: it’s the anniversary of the day that my father passed away. No matter how many years have passed, I’ll always wish… Read More

2014 Elections

Baucus to China? Send John Walsh to Washington

By On December 18, 2013

The big news in Montana politics today is that President Obama plans to announce his intention to nominate Senator Max Baucus to be the next U.S. ambassador to China. If he does,… Read More

2014 Elections

Ryan Zinke Touts a White Supremacist Endorsement

By On December 17, 2013

When he’s not personally profiting from a Super PAC he said would help disabled veterans or outing the members of Navy SEAL Team Six who killed Osama bin Laden, former State Senator… Read More

2014 Elections

Why Does John Bohlinger Not Believe in Voice Mail?

By On December 13, 2013

Unlike certain “Democratic” strategists (irony alert) in Montana, I’m not one to suggest that a candidate’s age determines her eligibility for office as  I believe that voters should choose the best candidate regardless of… Read More