by Cowgirl Greg Gianforte was taken to task this week by the Billings Gazette for being highly deceptive about wage data in Montana and cooking up a bogus website about it. Elsie Arntzen, the candidate for state School Superintendent whose campaign has thus far failed to…Read More
When These Students Run the World, We’ll All Be Better Off
On May 19th, MSU students drove to Havre to speak to the Board of Regents against renaming the computer science department the Greg Gianforte School of
Computer Science Computing as a condition of his $8 million donation.
by Morgan Pett
Morgan Pett teaches science at Miles City High School, which is in Sen. Moore’s district
I am writing to make it clear to any transgender students that may come into my classes, that I am not afraid of having you in my classroom. My sense of my own sexuality is not under threat from you. The safety of both the male and female students in my classes in not under threat from you. You and your parents should know that the idea that was recently submitted as a “Guest Opinion” by State Senator Eric Moore to the Billings Gazette, that the students and teachers of the public schools of Montana and the United States are not capable of finding a place for you is destructive, hateful, and beyond the levels of absurdity that we should have to put up with in 2016.
By Cowgirl Montana’s weekend political news analysis program Face the State this weekend featured a democratic and republican guests discussing Montana’s legislative races. TEA Party Rep. Matthew Monforton (R-Bozeman) included white nationalist candidate Taylor Rose in a list of what he said were competitive legislative races for the GOP….
Right-wing candidate for supreme court, Kristin Juras has been trying to convey that she has “extensive experience.” But it’s amazing what you can find on the internet these days. The Montana Supreme Court page allows you to query an attorney and it spits out every case they…
Earlier this week a right-wing federal judge held that Montana’s donation limits for candidates and parties violate the US Constitution, because they are too low and thus burden free speech. The problem with this ruling is that the old law, the one that was previously…
Meet Montana’s Women for Trump
The Bozeman Chronicle features an interview with a small group of women who are supporting trump. What are these women like?
Says one: “Obama has caused all the problems between the whites and the blacks.”
by Cowgirl This week, Greg Gianforte and Elsie Arntzen proposed that schools should eliminate the requirement that students take two years science if a student took computer science instead. Put aside for a moment that someone forgot to brief him on the fact that the a…
by Justin Robbins
Since the 2014 Bundy Ranch armed standoff, and the Mahleur occupation early this year, I have become somewhat fascinated with the apparently growing “patriot” movement in this country. Not, you understand, out of a nagging fear my tax dollars are managing too much wilderness for my children to enjoy; more so a fascination with the ideas underlying the phenomenon.
It turns out the poaching conviction of TEA Party Republican J.C. Kantrowicz is not the candidate’s only crime. Add an assault charge to that list. Law enforcement records show Kantorowiz was charged with assaulting another man and ordered to appear in court on March 5, 2008.
by Cowgirl Greg Gianforte, who will be the GOP nominee for governor, says he stands by an email he sent to the Bozeman city council, in which he suggested that the city would be more likely to grow its economy if it were less friendly…
by Cowgirl Take a look at the list of delegates the Montana GOP is sending to the GOP Convention in Cleveland. Delegates who will represent Montana in July include (as Chair) Jeff Essmann, National Committeeman and Woman Errol Galt and Betti Hill. And a list of the…
by Cowgirl This has not been the best week for Montana Republicans when it comes to revelations about their past. First, it came to light that GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte had used TEA party lawmaker Art Wittich, recently convicted of corruption, to try to stop…
The Madison County Republican Party, the bunch who made Montana a national laughingstock by putting Birther Bob Wagner into office, are outraged that Ray Shaw made some rational, pro-business votes, and did not vote to burn down the state as they presumably hoped.