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Hill, Daines Announcing

In the next few days, Rick Hill and then Steve Daines will announce that they are running for Governor and US Senator in 2012.  No surprise there. Of the two, Daines has the more serious chance. Politics has passed Hill by, and I don’t expect…


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A Few Random Thoughts About the Election

First, it is important to say to the legislative candidates and staff who helped with the campaigns that they worked hard and should be proud o their efforts. After all, it’s virtually impossible, especially in a year when Republicans are charged up with rage and…




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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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A Giant Handicap for State Democrats

The sad reality of the 2010 Montana elections is this: if the Dems can keep control of either chamber of the state legislature, it will be an astounding triumph. Why? Put aside the obvious reason that Obama and the Washington Dems have offered very little…


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Zac Perry: Education, Community, Commitment

Guest Post by Barry B. Conger, Columbia Falls Dear House District Three Voters: Election day looms near. There is an awful lot of noise out there right now about national races, but in the end, what really effects our everyday lives happens a lot closer…





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Hardhitting Mailer: Bigot in Bozeman

A mailer in Bozeman has surfaced, calling Tom Burnett, the Tea Party Candidate, a bigot because he told gay people that they are the equivalent of people who practice beastiality, incest, and pedophilia. (What is pictured here is not the mailer, if someone has a…


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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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Courage Under Fire

Three cheers to Flathead County Commissioner Joe Brenneman for not taking the bait offered to him by Chuck Denowh’s Better Government PAC. When Denowh paid close to $5000 to five different Flathead Valley radio stations to attack Brenneman in his re-election bid, Brenneman countered with…