April 2012

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Let Them Eat Chilean Sea Bass

It’s not easy to campaign for Governor of Montana when you haven’t lived here for 40 years. I’d gotten a tip that Neil Livingstone had begun airing TV ads, and so I went to Youtube to see what I could find.There are no Livingstone TV…

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A Poem for Republicans

This poem has been making the rounds on email, author unknown. It’s posted here for your reading pleasure.  –Cowgirl Obama this, Obama that, you’d think he was the devil. He’s been called everything, even an infidel. There is no way that just one man could…


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Rick Hill: “I DON’T EAT DELI!”

As Montanans observes National Administrative Professionals Week – and bosses across Montana honor and thank their hardworking employees – the Montana Democratic Party is expressing its sympathy to those who currently work for Congressman Hill, who is notorious for being difficult to work for. Congressman Hill, during…


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Strohmaier’s Smart Ad

Montana Congressional Candidate Dave Strohmaier (D) has a smart new ad up.  The ad is different than anything else on the airwaves and shows he believes in fairness and equality for all people.  If he were really smart, Strohmaier could probably get some national talk…



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VIDEO: Governor Schweitzer on Letterman and Morning Joe

Gov. Brian Schweitzer appeared on the “Late Show with David Letterman” last night as part of a New York City tour promoting Montana products and Montana as a vacation destination.  Here’s the video:   The Governor appeared this morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe:   Visit msnbc.com…


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Heavenly Polygamy

A few right-wingers came out with predictable fake outrage last week, when Brian Schweitzer suggested that Mitt Romney might be squeamish about talking openly about his Mexican heritage due to the presence of polygamists in his line of ancestors. The talking point fashioned by Montana…


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Dennis Rehberg Finally Reads the Highway Bill

Remember how upset Montanans were when Congressman Dennis Rehberg and the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the Senate’s bipartisan Highway Bill?  The legislation also included long-term stability for the Secure Rural Schools and Payments In Lieu of Taxes programs, prompting county leaders to urge Rehberg to…


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Political Quick Hits

Judge Rules Against Head of Local Anti-Gay Movement A district judge has ruled against Robert Dellwo, the leader of the opposition to the Helena non-discrimination ordinance. Dellwo is the head of the unaccredited Helena Christian School, which is affiliated with East Helena’s Canyon Ferry Baptist…


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They Still Don’t Get It

The University of Montana football team has penned a strange joint letter to the citizens of Montana that leaves serious doubts about whether the school understands its problem–an alarming series of sexual assaults involving football players. The five-paragraph letter rambles on about “excellence” in football, but…


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Republican School Superintendent Accuses Obama of Treason

A Montana Republican School Superintendent and County Treasurer is accusing President Obama of treason and calling for his impeachment. Max Lenington (R), the elected County treasurer and school superintendent of Montana’s most populous county, wrote in today’s Billings Gazette  that President Obama: is assuredly the worst…


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Schweitzer Jumps into Presidential Race

The Governor of Montana had choice words for Mitt Romney today, saying that while he will probably win Montana, he will suffer in states where Latino votes are required for victory. Schweitzer also made a somewhat unusual point: that Romney, who has degraded and insulted…