New Sheriff in Town

Well Montana blogosphere, I don’t know if you noticed but there’s a new sheriff in town. *Please imagine the above-pictured saloon doors being kicked in and me walking slowly into an old-timey saloon.* Our friend the Montana Cowboy has elected for the greener pastures of…

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Why did the Bozeman prosecutor roll over for Gianforte?

A crucial question was tweeted by the MTPR news director yesterday:: Had Ben Jacobs been the body slammer and the candidate the body slam-ee, would Jacobs have avoided jail time altogether? The answer is almost certainly No. And yet at Gianforte’s court hearing on Monday,…


GUEST POST: Trump’s Budget Would Make a Russian Gulag Proud*

by Sarah Kirch Today America gets its first real look at what Republican governance looks like. They’ve been calling for this kind of war on the poor for years.  Now, they’re bringing their fantasy to life. The White House has dumped Trump’s budget on America while…


Too Late for “Getting to Know You”

Shall we dance? On this cloud of pure fiction, shall we fly? Shall we dance? While toads croak, “Drain the swamp,” not bat an eye? Or perchance … Will we say we are a state you cannot buy? Will we say you can’t just waltz…


Gianforte Needs to Pick a Side….Russia or Montana?

By Josh Manning Josh Manning is a combat veteran and serves on the leadership team of Common Defense, a group of progressive veterans who want to affect political change. You can follow him on Twitter @joshuamanning23  I understand people can end up investing in awful things…


When Will Greg Gianforte Divest his Russian Financial Holdings?

News continues to break about Republican Gianforte’s massive financial ties to U.S. sanctioned Russian companies. This scandal highlighted in the congressional debate last night. Gianforte was questioned how he could look out for Montana’s and America’s interests and national security when Gianforte profits off Russian aggression…