Articles by Montana Cowboy

Budgeting for Billionaires: Starving the Elderly

Budgets are moral documents. They prove what you truly prioritize. In Donald Trump’s America massive giveaways to the defense industry, tax cuts for the disgustingly rich and building an utterly unnecessary phallic symbol in the desert are the priorities of the morally devoid head of…

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Questions Tim Fox needs to answer after trip to Washington

HELENA – Today, the Associated Press reported that Attorney General Tim Fox was being recruited by the DC Republican establishment as their backup choice to run for Senate in 2018. The article contains a few eyebrow-raising facts, including that Fox met with embattled Attorney General Jeff Sessions,…

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NOAH TOLD GIANFORTE TO TAKE AWAY MONTANAN’S HEALTHCARE & SOCIAL SECURITY

By Ian Powell-Palm Republican congressional candidate, Greg Gianforte, is already well known throughout Montana for his bigotry and intolerance. For example, we know that Gianforte disdains LGBTQ folks, contributing millions to anti-Gay groups in Montana and nationwide. Gianforte and his family’s famous compassion doesn’t stop…

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.45 Caliber Montana Man Rob Quist

Rob Quist-Montana’s Voice in Washington Sometimes a candidate comes along that doesn’t look like a politician and doesn’t act like a politician. Rob Quist is taking Montana by Storm. 2016 was the year of the outsider. What does that make 2017? The year of the…

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Troop Surge in Syria Flies Under Radar in Bizzarro World

This is what American service members would go into in Syria. 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…

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Libertarian Enters Congressional Race

By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press Montana’s Libertarian Party picked Mark Wicks to be its candidate in the May 25 special election, finalizing the slate to fill the state’s vacant congressional seat. The 46-year-old cattle rancher and writer from Inverness will be up against Democrat…

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Tester Wins Award for Championing Government Transparency

JAMES MADISON AWARD GIVEN FOR PROMOTING TRANSPARENCY, PUBLIC ACCESS AND THE PUBLIC’S RIGHT TO KNOW The Montana State Library is pleased to announce that Sen. Jon Tester is the winner of the national 2017 James Madison Award. The American Library Association announced the award Friday….

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There’s No Vaccine for Stupid: Anti-Vaxxers Take Up Raw Milk

  Does everyone remember when the anti-vaxxers got all riled up on behalf of preserving archaic illnesses other countries eradicated 50 years ago? These bunker-dwelling Montanans did not prevail, but are back in force with a new plan to preserve their freedom to expose your children to diseases…

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City Slicker Zinke

Zinke Rides Like a Dude By: BRENDA WAHLER and her blog: Wahler Law (and I’m not referring to The Big Lebowski) It is said that the most dangerous place in Washington DC is between a politician and a microphone.  In the case of Montana’s former Congressman and now…

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GIANFORTE AN AVID SUPPORTER of HATE GROUPS (Guest Post)

By Ian Powell-Palm I come bearing sad news, Montana. As I’m sure you’ve all heard by now, Montana’s least favorite New Jerseyan has once again decided to rear his ugly policy stances. This time it’s Ryan Zinke’s recently vacated House seat that Greg Gianforte is…

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Save Lives Montana

By Montana State Senator Mary Caferro As I watched nearly $90 million in services for senior citizens and people who have disabilities, including children, being cut from the state budget I had to do something. Fortunately, we have a mechanism to help restore these programs…

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Dark Money Koch Bros Group Targets Senator Tester

The Judicial Crisis Network, a conservative organization that led opposition to former President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, launched a $10 million multi-state advertising campaign last month to support the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. In D.C., Indiana, Missouri, Montana,…

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