Montana GOP




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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…





Matthew Monforton

GOP Quits Monforton Suit to Close Primary

Last year, Matthew Monforton, the Tea Party agitator and legislator in Bozeman, filed a lawsuit seeking to require all primary voters in Montana to register by party. His clients were the members of the lunatic Republican committee of Ravalli County. The idea was to prevent…




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Maybe It Isn’t Who You Know After All…

Correct me if I’m wrong here, but isn’t one of the main economic development plans of Republican gubernatorial candidate, and successful software engineer Greg Gianforte centered around telecommuting as a means of keeping Montana’s best assets in Montana?  With his expertise, and undoubtedly countless contacts…


Art Wittich on trial for corruption.

GUEST POST: Wittich Corruption Trial Underway

By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press The Montana Free Press is a statewide, independent, nonprofit source for in-depth Montana news, information, and analysis. Visit montanafreepress.org for more information. A highly anticipated civil trial to determine whether Bozeman Republican Rep. Art Wittich violated campaign practice laws during…


Art Wittich

GUEST POST: Wittich Corruption Trial Begins Today

By John S. Adams, Montana Free Press The Montana Free Press is a statewide, independent, nonprofit source for in-depth Montana news, information, and analysis. Visit montanafreepress.org for more information After more than two years of allegations, counter-claims, investigations, and back-and-forth legal maneuverings, the high-profile campaign practices lawsuit…


GOP primary

GUEST POST: MTGOP Stalls Out in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

by Carole Mackin Website Administrator for the People’s Power League.  http://www.peoplespowerleague.info Helena, MT On May 4, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Portland , Oregon will hear the MTGOP lawsuit to close Montana”s Open Primary. The party gambled on getting a swift, favorable ruling from the…