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The Republicans Want What??

Oh my.  We’ve had some interesting discussions here about the evidence that the Tea Party has taken over the Montana GOP and what that could mean, based on some of the wacky bills and positions they are supporting in the GOP platform. But apparently we’ve…


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Top Ten Notable Events at the Butte Economic Forum

Thanks to several tipsters who attended for supplying me with the dope.  Your tips make this blog possible. 1. Lotsa billionaires coming and going.  Including Warren Buffett, Barry Diller, Bob Iger, Steve Balmer.  Each sung Baucus’s praises before they spoke to the assembly.  Whether the…




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Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

…State Senator Dave Lewis (R-Helena).  There is something about fear that brings out the worst in the Montana GOP. For pretending to be a moderate Republican, then turning around and introducing a resolution urging withdrawal from the United Nations, something that everyone knows is a…


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TEA Party Boss Was High Ranking Cult Member

Just when you thought the Tea party leadership couldn’t get weirder, someone discovered a fascinating item. It turns out that Henry Kriegel–right-wing nutjob, radio show host, pretender to the Tea Party throne, and leader of the Bozeman Tea Party–has been a high-ranking member of the Church…




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Second Worst Political Speech of the Week

With Jason Priest on youtube, we’ll have to call this one the second worst. This Ohio Republican’s delivery of his speech for county-level office is totally amazing. It starts out with a lot of aggressive pacing around, but the energy level only goes…up…from there. Courtesy…



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Yeah Jason Priest, That Camera is On

Embattled GOP legislative candidate Jason Priest, at a speech to local Tea Partiers captured on video below, makes it pretty clear why he’s a bad choice for the Montana Legislature.  Here’s Jason Priest, in his own words, starting at about 40 seconds in: I live in…


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What Does Obama Have Against the West?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does this picture say about Obama’s education priorities. Now that Labor Day weekend is behind us, it’s back to school for Montanans.  Too bad that the vast majority of the Obama Administration billions for called Race to…