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GOP Candidate Tom Burnett Also Has Internet Problems

It seems the problems GOP candidates are having with bigotry and crazy online remarks don’t end here with Allen-Gailushas or even here with Jason Priest, who as Pogie notes also was forced to apologize in the Billings Gazette today. Enter the hottest legislative race in the Gallatin…



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Ravndal Forced to Resign, Makes Nationwide News

Thanks to  some stellar reporting by John Adams in the Great Falls Tribune this weekend, the Montana Tea Party has felt the heat and started implementing some damage control.  Tim Ravndal been forced to step down from the position of Big Sky Tea Party President,…


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Three Things You Can Do Right Now to Stop the Bigots

1-Make sure you are registered to vote. Jay is right. If we don’t vote, these people are going to be making our state laws. 2-Give to the Montana Democratic Party. The party has a legislative campaign committee that is working to elect some really great…




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This must drive the mouth-breathers crazy

Good piece today in the paper by Schweitzer about how Montana is the only state in America with a balanced budget.  This stuff must drive the mouth-breathers crazy. It’s a nice thumb, to return the words of  Republican Candidate Jason Priest back to the vernacular…


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A quick feminist point

With so many feminist issues emerging as hot topics these days, it seems like a good time to take a moment on this feminist blog to remind ourselves of some of our basic beliefs. Gender neutrality is important to feminists: we like to treat others…


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Just who is backing the Montana Tea Party?

Is the Tea Party a “grassroots of Montana” movement?   Hardly.  This movement is backed and manipulated by the group Americans for Prosperity, which is directed and funded in large part by two billionaire brothers from New York, Charles and David Koch. As The New Yorker…


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War on error

Let’s play “fact or fiction” with the Helena IR. If you read the IR’s coverage of Dr. Miriam Grossman’s anti-sex education events this week, you probably found yourself wondering what was fact…and what was the IR doing its part to spread misinformation on behalf of…


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What is truly disgusting

Since the mob known as “tea baggers” arrived on the political scene in Montana and across the nation a year ago, racism and hate speech have been at the center of their agenda. This was clearly on display in Montana recently when the  bigotry, hatred,…




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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

Republican mouthbreather and candidate for state senate Jason Priest for claiming on his campaign website that: “Montanans of every political viewpoint wish for less divisive politics. While I have principled views on the proper scope of government, I‘ll contribute to a respectful discussion of our…