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Today’s Must-Read Political Blog Post

by Cowgirl Is up at the Flathead Memo, where James Conner writes about Rep. Steve Lavin’s property owners voting rights act. A sample: Lavin’s bill does not require the property owners to be white Christian men, but amendments to that effect are always possible, given…

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The End of the Gold Paved Road

By Lash Survivalist, doomsday prepper and gold standard advocate Jerry O’Neil has made the society pages.   He very graciously gave up his reserved legislative parking space to an employee of a Democrat, as was reported in today’s IR. Let’s all enjoy the moment of…

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Reforming Gun Laws, Montana Republican Style

by Cowgirl It might surprise you to hear this, but right-wing Republicans actually agree with President Obama that America needs a radical change in our gun laws.  It’s just that they have a different idea of what those changes should be. In the Montana Legislature…

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Electric City Weblog Will Be Missed

by Cowgirl This week, the Great Falls blog Electric City Weblog announced it is shutting down.  And while I won’t miss Rob Natelson’s posts, Gregg Smith was a good writer and an engaged blogger who covered local Great Falls civic issues no one else was…

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GOP Lawmaker Decries Compromise

Yesterday, Montana’s new Governor, statewide elected officials, and legislators were sworn in. Each took an oath to support, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Montana. But one Montana lawmaker is already accusing his own party…

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The Bathroom Problem

Let’s cut to the chase.  In the three hours of testimony for and against the Helena non-discrimination ordinance, a compelling problem was delineated by the opponents. Even though hundreds of municipalities, including many major cities–and entire states–have without incident outlawed discrimination on the basis of…

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This Amendment Needs to Go

The Helena non-discrimination ordinance is finally set for passage Monday, December 17th.  It will outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation.  The final hearing begins at 6pm in the City Commission Chambers on the 3rd floor of the City-County Building. There is a small snag, however….

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New Bloggers at From Eternity to Here

Good news: there are several new regular contributing bloggers over at one of my favorite blogs: D. Gregory Smith’s From Eternity to Here. This means lots more new content from around the state–including more political posts. Go check it out and welcome new contributors Jim Bruce, The…

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New Political Blog in the Bitterroot

I’ve just added a new progressive blog to the blogroll here.  Bill LaCroix is a writer, musician, and political activist who blogs about local and progressive politics, environmental issues, and more.  He says his blog: represents my call to elevate our critical modern discussions out…

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