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Tester’s New Website

Is up, and it looks pretty great.  Check it out. What I like about it is that it allows folks to see how he’s followed through on the key themes he talked about during the election like hard work, ethics, and standing up for rural…

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Meet the Opponents of the Cap the Rate Initiative, I-164

Wonder who could possibly be against a ballot initiative to Cap the Rate on loan sharking?  So did we. Meet Allen Jones, the godfather of payday lending. Muscle cars.  Private football field.  Total sexist. A  mouth-breather Midas livin’ the dream.  Unless I-164 passes, this scoundrel and…

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Top Ten Notable Events at the Butte Economic Forum

Thanks to several tipsters who attended for supplying me with the dope.  Your tips make this blog possible. 1. Lotsa billionaires coming and going.  Including Warren Buffett, Barry Diller, Bob Iger, Steve Balmer.  Each sung Baucus’s praises before they spoke to the assembly.  Whether the…

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Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

…State Senator Dave Lewis (R-Helena).  There is something about fear that brings out the worst in the Montana GOP. For pretending to be a moderate Republican, then turning around and introducing a resolution urging withdrawal from the United Nations, something that everyone knows is a…

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TEA Party Boss Was High Ranking Cult Member

Just when you thought the Tea party leadership couldn’t get weirder, someone discovered a fascinating item. It turns out that Henry Kriegel–right-wing nutjob, radio show host, pretender to the Tea Party throne, and leader of the Bozeman Tea Party–has been a high-ranking member of the Church…

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Second Worst Political Speech of the Week

With Jason Priest on youtube, we’ll have to call this one the second worst. This Ohio Republican’s delivery of his speech for county-level office is totally amazing. It starts out with a lot of aggressive pacing around, but the energy level only goes…up…from there. Courtesy…

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What Does Obama Have Against the West?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does this picture say about Obama’s education priorities. Now that Labor Day weekend is behind us, it’s back to school for Montanans.  Too bad that the vast majority of the Obama Administration billions for called Race to…

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Ravndal Forced to Resign, Makes Nationwide News

Thanks to  some stellar reporting by John Adams in the Great Falls Tribune this weekend, the Montana Tea Party has felt the heat and started implementing some damage control.  Tim Ravndal been forced to step down from the position of Big Sky Tea Party President,…

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Three Things You Can Do Right Now to Stop the Bigots

1-Make sure you are registered to vote. Jay is right. If we don’t vote, these people are going to be making our state laws. 2-Give to the Montana Democratic Party. The party has a legislative campaign committee that is working to elect some really great…

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A quick feminist point

With so many feminist issues emerging as hot topics these days, it seems like a good time to take a moment on this feminist blog to remind ourselves of some of our basic beliefs. Gender neutrality is important to feminists: we like to treat others…

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War on error

Let’s play “fact or fiction” with the Helena IR. If you read the IR’s coverage of Dr. Miriam Grossman’s anti-sex education events this week, you probably found yourself wondering what was fact…and what was the IR doing its part to spread misinformation on behalf of…

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