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Nutwatch

The big political story of the legislative session could turn out to be the anticipated consequences in the next elections of the Montana GOP’s foray into extremism and nuttiness. True, the negative sentiment nationally over the health care bill and the national economy helped elect…






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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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No Educayshun Necessary

We already knew that right wing Republicans place great value on ignorance and stupidity. All you need to do is keep an eye on Sarah Palin’s career trajectory–the stupider the things she says, the more popular she becomes among conservatives. A basic question posed to…



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A Job for Tony Robbins

If you listened to the Montana GOP’s S.O.T.S. response, or spared yourself 20 minutes of head-pounding boredom and read this weekend’s Chuck Johnson article about it instead, you’ll find that Republican legislators are profoundly lacking in confidence. While Schweitzer and Montana Democrats point to evidence…