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National Repubs cutting bait on Montana gov’s race

by Cowgirl A source in Washington DC familiar with the deliberations of the Republican Governors Association, which makes independent large expenditures on behalf of gubernatorial candidates, tells me that the group is walking away from Montana because of Greg Gianforte’s sagging poll numbers, which show…

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Scott Walker, infamous and embarrassing TEA Party Governor

Greg spends $18,000, in Indiana

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…

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Of Lies & Lifestyles

Some (I would argue, not enough) attention has been paid to Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte’s most recent debunked claim that Facebook decided not to place a data center in Montana because of the state’s business equipment tax.  This fiction appears rooted in a previous…

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Gianforte Dumps Fortune on Television Ad Buy

Greg Gianforte (or as Twitter has dubbed him “GiantFortune”) has dumped hundreds of thousands on a television ad buy, even though he only has about $300k in the bank. Bullock has consistently out-raised Gianforte and has over $1.1 million cash on hand. This means Gianforte has…

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Takes On A Plane

Recently, the Billings Gazette broke the news that the Governor had been criticized. Groundbreaking stuff. It seems there is a second political party; one to which Governor Steve Bullock does not belong, which is scrambling to find chinks in the armor of the very popular…

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Bullock Bests Gianforte in Latest Fundraising Quarter

The AP is reporting this evening that Governor Bullock beat Greg Gianforte in the latest fundraising quarter. The story also makes it evident that Gianforte his still trying to push the ridiculous notion that its bad to accept money from political action committees, which are required to report their donors,…

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Star Power: Bullock Gets Assist From The Dude 

Jeff Bridges, oscar winning actor and country musician, will be holding an Evening of Conversation and Music in Missoula to raise money for Steve Bullock’s gubernatorial campaign.  Bridges not only has a home in Montana, but has worked directly with Bullock to combat hunger and malnutrition among…

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GUEST POST: No Bigot For Montana Governor

by Dan Laurie

Dan Lourie lives in Bozeman. He is a lifetime activist for peace,  justice and equality, and has written to newspapers since 1964. 

Newly announced Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte recently had a coming out party in Bozeman. Several of us who disapprove of his candidacy held an opposition rally in the street, displaying signs bearing reasons for opposing his candidacy. One sign, I’m told, angered a supporter of the candidate: “No Bigots For Montana Governor.”

Always a believer in the adage “if the shoe fits, wear it” I looked up “bigot” in the dictionary.

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