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Cowgirl Polling Average

Mason Dixon conducted a poll in Montana October 10-12 for Lee Newspapers, and the results are now being published in the state newspapers, a different race each day.  Based on what has been published in the Billings Gazette, here are the three top races:   Clinton-Trump-Johnson  36-46-11 President …

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Rehberg loves Big Mountain Jesus

State with Crumbling Bridges and Unfunded Veterans Home Anxious to Preserve Confederate Monument and Cement Ski Resort Jesus

As Montana’s bridges, roads, and mental health facilities overflow beyond capacity or crumble and deteriorate, there is a mounting sense of urgency over a plaster Jesus statue paid for by the anti-choice fraternal order of the Knights of Kolumbus and a confederate fountain in Helena paid for by…

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If at First You Don’t Succeed

If at first you don’t succeed, claim the rules don’t apply to you. That’s what the Montana Republican Party tried to do this week.  The party which formerly claimed to stand for fiscal responsibility had hoped to force taxpayers to cough up the cash for…

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Recount Charade

The Billings Gazette is reporting today that Montana GOP will put up $115,000 dollars to recount a race it has no chance of winning. Word on the street is that the recount is a ruse to allow the GOP to continue to “investigate” the supposed…

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We’ve Got a Problem

There are still thousands of ballots to count in Yellowstone County.  The fate one of Montana’s most important statewide races hangs in the balance, and several legislative contests are yet to be decided. The counting process is still going on now, as you can see from…

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Corruption Defines Montana’s 2012 Elections

Montana’s 2012 elections will go down in history–but not in a good way. Rather, this cycle will be remembered for corruption, lies, deceptive ads, illegal donations, apparent illegal coordination with third-party groups, and secret corporate money. The season was kicked off with TEA Party Republican legislator…

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Montana Doesn’t Need Florida to Tell Us What We Need

GOP candidate for state superintendent is touting an unfortunate endorsement today on the TEA Party conspiracy blog PolyMontana. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush says he ran Florida schools “using some of the same ideas that Sandy is proposing.”  With a vote for Welch, says Jeb, Montana can…

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ATP “Meth House” Docs Contain Names of Shadow Group’s Legislative Candidates

Last night, FRONTLINE revealed that ATP documents found in a meth house appear to contain evidence of “possible illegal ‘coordination’ between” the group and the candidates it supported, the Atlantic reported. The boxes contained files on Mike Miller, Ed Butcher, Bob Wagner, Wendy Warburton, Jerry O’Neil…

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