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The Small Print Rehberg Doesn’t Want You to See

Well, that didn’t take long.  Shortly after Republicans took over the U.S. House of Representatives, Dennis Rehberg voted with his party leaders to change the rules of the House.  And wouldn’t you know it, the rules are already under attack… from the left and 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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Happy New Year

On a cozy Montana white New Year’s Day night Happy New Year to all on the left and the right, who make Cowgirl blog a cow-blog-worthy site. Happy New Year to all of my commenter friends on whose contributions the Cowgirl depends. To Kralj and…



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A Montana Talk Radio Fact Check

For the past few weeks, rightwing radio talk show host Aaron Flint has been trying to harpoon the Food Safety Modernization Act. Not sure what his problem with safe food might be. This is the bill that sailed through the Senate Sunday with unanimous support. …



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The Rehberg Puzzle

Denny Rehberg’s vote against the tax cut package could be explained by his expected bid for higher office, either Governor or Senator–he’s keeping his options open.  As The Hill reports, A slew of House Republicans thought to be contenders for higher office in 2012 voted…




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Too Much Eggnog

‘Tis the season for Christmas cards, full of seasons greetings, prayers and wishes for Christmas and the coming year, photos of families and paintings of snowy landscapes and holly trees and Santa and….political updates? about a potential campaign that the sender of the card might…



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Helena IR Lets Rehberg Off the Hook Again

An article in this weekend’s Helena Independent Record reports on Denny Rehberg’s urgent call to eliminate and expose all earmarks.  In the article, Rehberg is seen puffing his chest about evils of earmarks, the need to eliminate them, and the need for Tester and Baucus…


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Weekend Gossip

Here’s one to take with you to your weekend festivities. Sources report that Denny Rehberg and Elouise Cobell were on the same flight out of Washington last night–and observed not acknowledging each other.  There are some hard feelings to say the least, after Rehberg voted…