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Leading Helena TEA Partier Has Been Living On Government Dime

Yeah, it turns out that a leading member of the anti-government TEA Party has been living off the taxpayer dime, receiving a paycheck from the Montana Department of Justice from 2002-2004. Kristi Allen-Gailushas, also a Republican candidate for the Montana State House, self-proclaimed “Lady Knight…


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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to….

…Dennis Rehberg, GOP incumbent to the U.S. House, who is pictured here cutting the ribbon this week for a Montana road project near Alzada that is being paid for using with the Recovery Act that Rehberg voted against, calling it “failed spending” and a “boondoggle,” among…



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So Weak

After reading Pogie’s post over at Intelligent Discontent on what may be the worst editorial opinion ever, seriously, I ask for your views on whether this might also be a contender.  It is, at any rate, very very weak. The Helena IR’s managing editor John…


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Right-winger a No-Show at Debate

The citizens of House District 4 sat waiting to hear a debate of the issues between GOP Tea Tantrum-er Derek Skees and Democrat Will Hammerquist recently.  Skees never showed. The views of Derek Skees, TEA Party Republican candidate for House District 4 in the Flathead,…




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Bitterrooter “Truth”

One has come to expect false claims and extremist rants from Ravalli County Republicans, but this time, they’ve uncorked some doozies.  This ad comes to us from Montana’s Bitterroot Valley, from a group of Tea Party Republican extremists calling themselves “Citizens for Conservative Government.”  …


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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes To….

…Will Deschamps, Chair of the Montana GOP. Will Deschamps tried to fashion himself as some kind of “moderate” Republican in his race for GOP party chair against extremist Ron Paultard Rick Breckenridge. But don’t be fooled; he’s not. Deschamps’ many panderings to the extreme right…


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Breaking News: Nakedness

Some interesting sources are telling me that in the coming days or week, a Montana politician will be revealed as having been caught naked with a very young girl.  Supposedly there are photos.  That’s all I’m willing to say right now.   From what I…


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Women May Sit Out 2010 Elections

The beliefs of the TEA Party Republicans in Montana are scary.  But what scared me more is the recent New York Times/CBS News poll that found a striking difference in the way men and women say they are going to vote come November.  Men are…



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Political Aspirations Among the White Supremacist Crowd

Chuck Baldwin has announced that he’s moving to the Flathead and may even run for state office.  Baldwin was the 2008 Presidential candidate for the Constitution Party and been heavily involved in the modern-day incarnation of the White Citizens’ Council that supported segregation and opposed the Civil Rights Movement….