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The Best Kept Secret of 2010

Tea baggers are again in the news.   The oddball, misspelled, and sometimes bigoted actions of these types probably make for higher ratings for the news outlets–and I do believe that people should know about these extremists. But the best kept secret of 2010 is…


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Meet the Opponents of the Cap the Rate Initiative, I-164

Wonder who could possibly be against a ballot initiative to Cap the Rate on loan sharking?  So did we. Meet Allen Jones, the godfather of payday lending. Muscle cars.  Private football field.  Total sexist. A  mouth-breather Midas livin’ the dream.  Unless I-164 passes, this scoundrel and…


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Incredible

It was reported in the Whitefish Pilot Police Blotter on September 11, 2010, that a Whitefish woman was scared and disturbed enough to call the police after a political campaigner came to her door to pass out lit for a local house race while brandishing…



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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…