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Failed abortion banners stretch to find silver lining, excuses

Annie Bukacek and Montana’s most extreme anti-choicers are trying to find the silver lining in their second signature-gathering-based failure (and umpteenth legislative referenda-based failure in 20-years) to get a total abortion ban on Montana’s ballot. “These are all volunteer signatures, which is an amazing feat…

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The IR Enters the Gossip Game

Not to be outdone by the all-new Montana Cowgirl blog, the normally comatose and politically tone-deaf Independent Record editorial staff has wisely allowed it’s able political reporter to get into the gossip game. Jay wrote up a short post about it earlier. This weekend, Chuck…

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***UPDATE: Yet Another Failure for Statewide Abortion Ban

Today, Secretary of State Linda McCulloch is expected to announce the official signature totals for proposed ballot initiatives and certify those that qualify. To qualify for the ballot, a ballot issue seeking to amend the Montana Constitution needs at least 48,674 signatures, including 10 percent…

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Obama trades women’s rights for…absolutely NOTHING

At least when the U.S. Senate sold out  women with the Nelson and Stupak amendments, they told us they had to do it to pass health care legislation for all Americans. (yeah, I know, that makes us women some kind of sub-American or object of…

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VIDEO: Jeff Laszloffy basks in the limelight

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Montana’s own Focus on the Family affiliate called “the Montana Family Foundation,” which is run out of Laurel, Montana by Jeff Laszloffy, a former GOP state legislator, has always loved the limelight. Now, he appears downright giddy with his…

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McDonald struggling financially

Dennis McDonald filed his campaign report early, and so it is now available. It states that after running for Congress for a year and a half, he has $18,000 in the bank.  This includes a loan to himself for  $15,000. UPDATE: Rehberg’s now filed. By…

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Fox News does disservice to Helena community dialogue and democracy

Faux News, who has been stirring up a feeding frenzy of national misinformation on the Helena School health curriculum update, did even more disservice to Helena residents when they sent a national reporter to foment controversy and outrage around last night’s school board meeting. Sources…

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