GUEST POST: Trump’s Budget Would Make a Russian Gulag Proud*

by Sarah Kirch Today America gets its first real look at what Republican governance looks like. They’ve been calling for this kind of war on the poor for years.  Now, they’re bringing their fantasy to life. The White House has dumped Trump’s budget on America while…


Too Late for “Getting to Know You”

Shall we dance? On this cloud of pure fiction, shall we fly? Shall we dance? While toads croak, “Drain the swamp,” not bat an eye? Or perchance … Will we say we are a state you cannot buy? Will we say you can’t just waltz…



People Power v. Power of Money

By Cowtales In 2006, a movement fueled by young people, Native Americans and the netroots swept through state and national Democratic politics and gave Jon Tester the surprise win over the candidate long assumed to be the “one.” Most party poobahs (with a few notable exceptions…




Gianforte Needs to Pick a Side….Russia or Montana?

By Josh Manning Josh Manning is a combat veteran and serves on the leadership team of Common Defense, a group of progressive veterans who want to affect political change. You can follow him on Twitter @joshuamanning23  I understand people can end up investing in awful things…


When Will Greg Gianforte Divest his Russian Financial Holdings?

News continues to break about Republican Gianforte’s massive financial ties to U.S. sanctioned Russian companies. This scandal highlighted in the congressional debate last night. Gianforte was questioned how he could look out for Montana’s and America’s interests and national security when Gianforte profits off Russian aggression…