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Monday Quick Takes: Reading the TEA (Party) Leaves for 2017

Nazi Lit in Missoula In Missoula this week, American Nazi Party literature showed up in Missoula, the Missoulian reports: Fliers citing the American Nazi Party have appeared on some Missoula doorsteps, touting “the white working class” and disparaging Jews. Readers may have noticed that the Helena IR also…

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Wednesday Quicktakes

You Won’t Believe Who’s Writing All Those Gazette Stories The Last Best News will tell you anyway.  Great stuff from this site as usual.     Poll: Trump falls into tie with Clinton among Utah voters An ominous bellwether for the Montana GOP.    …

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DeHaven’s Deferred Decorum

by Justin Robbins

There’s a certain inevitability to the gradual decline of print media. Television, radio, Internet and mobile technologies provide an array of choices by which interested persons might consume the news of the day, any time of the day. Newspapers simply can’t keep up; leaving little for them to do, save to choose the amount of grace with which they exit.

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MT Political News Round Up

  Where states expanded Medicaid low-income insurance options improved, so did results – and the economy Read the full study by an actual medical journal (not some Koch Brothers group) here. Reuters Mormons’ distaste for Donald Trump puts Utah up for grabs says the New York Times…

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Millions of Montanans to Attempt to Learn Social Media

The embattled Koch brother’s astroturf group Americans for Prosperity hopes to staunch the skewering they’ve been receiving in Montana for the last year or so by trying to make their members a more social media savvy. A “Social Media Warrior” training will be hosted by…

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A New Blog in the Montana Blogosphere

A warm welcome to Plains Speaking, the new blog over at Northern Plains.  Looks like they’re going to have posts by a variety of people and seems like a good way to keep on top of conservation news here in Montana. Once there, you can hit…

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Cowgirl Blog Submission Guidelines

These are exciting times for the Cowgirl Blog, for it has grown into a destination for the writings and comments of some of the state’s top figures, newsmakers, experts and also young and up-and-coming journalists. I encourage submissions and will print as many as possible…

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Thursday Quicktakes

TEA Party Sen. Jennifer Fielder New Head of Extremist Group The Salt Lake Tribune is reporting this week that TEA Party, militia affiliated state Senator Jennifer Fielder will replace Ken Ivory as head of the ludicrous public land takeover quacks known as the American Lands Council.  The…

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GUEST POST: The Trouble With Avoiding Trouble

by Justin Robbins Robbins is a frequent contributor to the Cowgirl Blog. You can follow him on Twitter at @JustinRobbins15  Finding myself largely aggravated by the militia takeover of an Oregon bird sanctuary, I have spent an unusual amount of time researching the circumstances leading…

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Tuesday Quicktakes

If I was going to write another piece on Montana connections to the Oregon Nonsense Here’s What I’d Say

The Billings Gazette is now reporting this morning on one aspect of the Montana connection to the armed takeover of Government buildings in Oregon, that the Cowgirl blog wrote about over the weekend.

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