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Fighting Back

The Montana legislature has been making national news (and not in a good way), but we can fight back and show the nation that Montana is not all Derek Skees and his fellow brownshirts. With like three clicks you can send one of my favorite…

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Some Questions On the Montana GOP’s Militia Proposal

Tim Ravndal kindly shared with the rest of the world last night the real meaning of Wendy Warburton’s  (R-Havre)  HB 278. Why do we need a militia?  What’s wrong with the Montana National Guard?  Does Warburton have a personal hatred of the Havre outpost? The…

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Who Did Rehberg Spend SOTU ‘Date Night’ With? Teabaggers!

For Tuesday’s State of the Union Address, Montana’s millionaire Congressman was one of the few members of Congress who thought it best to sit with his right-wing buddies instead of reaching across the aisle. Look closely at this photo, and you’ll see Dennis Rehberg (upper…

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Schweitzer’s Popularity Paradox

According to the Public Policy Polling group’s year-end rankings, Brian Schweitzer is currently the most popular Democratic Governor in America and the second most popular governor in the nation. What strikes me as interesting about this ranking is that Schweitzer is a darling of the…

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Michael Steele Needs Atticus Finch

Back in the segregationist South, if a white guy raped a white woman his best bet for getting away with it was to falsely accuse a black guy of the rape, and get a racist jury and judge to convict him of it. Like in…

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Kudos to Bullock for Cracking Down on Repeat DUIs

News outlets across Montana today are reporting on Montana AG Steve Bullock’s plan to crack down on repeat DUI offenders. In a press release, Bullock said: Stats from the past few years clearly show that it’s the repeat offenders who aren’t getting the message. By…

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Live Blogging the Election

MontanaVotes2010 will be live-blogging the election today. They have a Facebook and Twitter, @MTVotes2010, as well.  And don’t forget to sign up for Secretary of State Linda McCulloch’s Twitter updates @SOSMcCulloch.

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Pro-Rehberg Garbage In the Mail

Thought you might like this mailer that landed last week from the Safari Club. (Apparently they like to shoot gorillas and polar bears and have the taxpayers subsidize their hunting trips with a tax write-off, according to their Wikipedia listing). The ammo ban vicious rumor…

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Analysis of the Lewis & Clark County Commission Race

This week, the Montana Conservation Voters came out with a last minute endorsement of Mike Murray for the Lewis and Clark County Commissioner’s seat.  The decision was a smart move on the part of the Conservation Voters, who have been effective players in the 2010…

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Licking Its Chops

Juan Williams has been fired from NPR for saying that when he gets on a plane and sees someone in full Muslim religious dress, he gets nervous. He has since taken a $2 million payout from FoxNews, since as we know, that network makes it…

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