March 2012

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Rick Hill Dumps on Montana

Congressman Rick Hill is dumping on Montana’s economy again because he think it will help him politically.    If Hill and his insurance industry pals were serious about bringing jobs to Montana, they’d be promoting the state, not trashing it.  The Helena IR recently criticized the Republican candidates…

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Health Care Open Forum

Everyone’s talking about health care-so consider this post an opportunity to continue the discussion here.  What do you think should be done about health care in America? Do you think the ACA should be repealed or modified?  Discuss.


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GUEST POST: It Takes Courage

The following is a guest post by Holly Kaleczyc. In my years serving women in crisis in Helena, I learned that it takes courage to be an advocate for women—to stand up for our reproductive rights in the face of aggressive and sometimes ugly, violent opposition….



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Media Quick Hits

A Blow to Good Journalism On the same day it was announced Mary Junck, Lee CEO, received a $500,000 bonus for taking her company into bankruptcy, Lee Newspapers laid off people in Helena and Butte, KXLH is reporting. Montana Nutjobs Back in the National Spotlight…



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Political Quick Hits

Another One Bites the Dust Another myth perpetrated by Republicans seeking to deceive the public has been shattered. Last week, Governor Brian Schweitzer shot down the GOP’s claims that  “taxes and regulations,” are to blame differing oil development levels in Montana and North Dakota, the AP reported.   This week,…





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What Lies Beneath

A new commenter here showed up to defend Neil Livingstone.  S/he said Livingstone’s sex tourism advice made him more electable because it demonstrated his business “savvy.”  Then s/he made another ridiculous statement: that there were more oil rigs in North Dakota because “corporations will choose…



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The Imbecility Backfires

The sudden obsession with rolling back women’s rights to the 18th century has meant a drop in the polls for Republicans and a surge in fundraising for women’s rights groups and candidates. The Republican attack on women has gone full-on crazy.  All the GOP presidential…


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Cowgirl Book Review

Neil Livingstone’s Guide for Sex tourists When Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neil Livingstone admitted to the Associated Press last week that he was once “a guest on a yacht full of hookers in Monte Carlo,” few people realized that Livingstone is actually a leading authority on…