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GOP Candidate Tom Burnett Also Has Internet Problems

It seems the problems GOP candidates are having with bigotry and crazy online remarks don’t end here with Allen-Gailushas or even here with Jason Priest, who as Pogie notes also was forced to apologize in the Billings Gazette today. Enter the hottest legislative race in the Gallatin…

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Just who is backing the Montana Tea Party?

Is the Tea Party a “grassroots of Montana” movement?   Hardly.  This movement is backed and manipulated by the group Americans for Prosperity, which is directed and funded in large part by two billionaire brothers from New York, Charles and David Koch. As The New Yorker…

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What is truly disgusting

Since the mob known as “tea baggers” arrived on the political scene in Montana and across the nation a year ago, racism and hate speech have been at the center of their agenda. This was clearly on display in Montana recently when the  bigotry, hatred,…

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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

Republican mouthbreather and candidate for state senate Jason Priest for claiming on his campaign website that: “Montanans of every political viewpoint wish for less divisive politics. While I have principled views on the proper scope of government, I‘ll contribute to a respectful discussion of our…

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Mystery Meat

A reader contacted me not long ago to rehash an old argument that will likely be rekindled this fall.  A vegetarian, this reader was offended that Roy Brown, when confronted in 2008 with a rumor that he was vegetarian, angrily denounced and denied it. You…

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Pharmaceutical grade weird

How are we supposed to believe that James Knox is in touch with the needs and views of the people of his district in the Billings Heights when he’s not even in touch with himself? In the comments to a Billings Gazette opinion piece endorsing his…

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Stapleton starts measuring the drapes

Isn’t it just a little too early for this? With typical GOP presumptive hubris, Corey Stapleton has already started trying to gain control over the Montana University System by sending them crazy letters, one of which is apparently already making the rounds, and was forwarded…

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