US Politics

Textbook Example of Compensation

By On July 3, 2014

There is probably a more serious post about the insanity of American gun culture to be written today, but it’s a holiday. Instead, I offer this assessment.  Psychology Central defines compensation as:… Read More

Montana Politics

Liberals Can Love the United States, Too: A Message for Independence Day

By On July 3, 2014

I’m never going to enjoy a Toby Keith song about America, nor demand that my neighbors “love or leave” this country. It’s unlikely that I will ever refer to an American media… Read More

2014 Elections

Meet a Legislative Candidate: Liz Bangerter (HD 82)

By On July 2, 2014

One of the most interesting local races this year will be in House District 82, between Representative Liz Bangerter and challenger Moffie Funk. Bangerter, who previously represented District 80, is running for… Read More

2014 Elections

Steve Daines Continues His Dishonorable Assault on John Walsh’s Military Record

By On June 27, 2014

Despite a lead in the polls the Daines campaign likes to tout any opportunity they have, it seems clear they’re nervous about Senator John Walsh—and willing to do anything it takes to… Read More

2014 Elections

What the Republican Call for Closed Primaries Is Really About–and What It Will Do

By On June 22, 2014

As expected, the Montana Republican Party endorsed the idea of closed primaries in Montana elections. Terrified by the prospect of moderate voters diluting the purity of their red meat and guns club,… Read More

Montana Politics

Montana Politics Weekly Links 21 Jun 2014

By On June 21, 2014

MT GOP Endorses closed primaries tags:MTPoliticsLinks Montana AG: Real ‘war on women’ waged by human traffickers, ‘abortion industry’ BILLINGS – Attorney General Tim Fox told Montana Republicans on Friday that a “war… Read More