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Another Flathead County Republican’s Behavior in Question

Word on the street in Whitefish is that Pam Holmquist, current Republican candidate for Flathead County Commissioner, ran for County Commissioner two years ago to represent the southwest quadrant of the valley.  She and her husband, Wesley, live in that district, and have for many…



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This Week’s Worst Political Ad

The worst political ad making the rounds lately comes to us from a mayoral race in Canada to prove that attacking someone for an unintentional kick can really flop.


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An Interesting Flyer Appears in the Billings Heights

It appears that a Billings Republican’s yard sign cameras have had an impact beyond what he intended, striking a nerve with some Montanans and sparking a flyer alerting others of the matter. James Knox, Republican TEA Party Candidate for House District 47, bragged on the…



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Blackout in Whitefish

Word on the street in Stumptown is that the folks in Whitefish who are trying to spread the message about Derek Skees’ very worrisome associations, including his attendance at a conference that featured an anti-semitic speaker and a buncha militia guys, have hit a roadblock…


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

…Lee Randall, the do-nothing legislator from House District 39. Even though the good people of Eastern Montana granted Randall the title of “Representative” for the district, “Representative” Randall’s website doesn’t appear to contain a single word about about “working for you” or the importance of…


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Rehberg’s Fundraising Report

Denny Rehberg’s campaign fundraising and expense report has just come out, and it looks like Denny might have gone on another bender. The report contains enormous sums of food and drink expense entries like “Montana Lil’s Casino-$95” or “Congressional Liquor–$25”, or “Capitol Grille, $1795.” All…



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Meet the Backers of CI-105

In spite of the phony claims, barrage of folksy mailers and advertising, and guest editorials confusing the issue, CI-105 is backed by none other than John Sinrud and the Chicago-based National Association Realtors.  An outstanding letter to the editor in the Missoulian gets to the…


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The Gang’s All Here (in Billings)

While Roy Brown declares in outrage that negative campaigning is causing his wife to cry, his race has attracted a gang of Republican operatives who are slinging mud at Kendall Van Dyk. It’s worth noting that I have a blog that is read by maybe…


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Metro

Much ado about a man purse this weekend. At least we now know that it is a sensitive subject, and that numerous metro-sexuals  believe in standing up for the MP. Fair enough. I will not touch that subject again (at least not for a while)….



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McDonald Faces Rehberg in Home Field Debate Tonight

Tonight, Dennis McDonald, Democratic challenger for Montana’s congressional seat, will take on GOP incumbent Dennis Rehberg, at a debate at the Montana Farmers Union Annual Meeting, held at 4:00p.m. at the Heritage Inn, 1700 Fox Farm Road, Great Falls. Dennis McDonald has invited supporters from across the…