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Republican org nails its portrayal of Sinrud

In a guest opinion in the Billings Gazette today, John Sinrud’s “Western Traditions Partnership” is called out for what they do: The group, which favors high-density development over traditional rural landscapes, also has an odd definition of what constitutes “western.” It has weighed in on…


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Nels Swandal exposes his views on the ‘puter

In an election year where Montana’s Congressman claims Facebook and Twitter are more reliable than the press because they don’t “filter”  his message, the messages right-wing candidates and aides send out on social media is coming through loud and clear. For example, the Missoula Independent looked…


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Denny’s Dilemma

Randy Vogel has been found innocent by a jury of three poaching crimes by a Madison county jury. But now comes the hard part for Denny.  There is no right choice.  From what we have seen and heard, it seems likely that Vogel did what…



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Rehberg associates try, fail to escape criminal charges this week

In two separate and unrelated cases this week, judges have refused to throw out criminal charges against two of embattled Montana member of Congress Dennis Rehberg’s top associates. This week, a federal judge has refused to throw out any corruption charges against Kevin Ring,  the high-priced…


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Thud

After just one issue, it has come to light that the Montana Viewpoint, the  Montana Tea Party’s attempt at printing its own “unfiltered” news, is already having trouble making budget. Tim Ravndal, (pictured) is a leading Helena tea-bagger and “Director of Grassroots Coalitions” (a.k.a. tea-bagging)…


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Busted

The problem with politics today can be understood by a look into the dealings of Jon Sonju, a Republican incumbent legislator from Kalispell’s House District 7. Sonju is a fraud for attempting to use the federal treasury as a personal checking account through federal government…



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Press, Democrats got taken for a ride by a Pig

Often times I’ve served up criticism of the Montana press, for being apathetic, lazy, stupid, incompetent, corrupt, and, in some cases, conservative leaning due to right-wing corporate ownership. Well, here is another serving from that platter. In late March, you might recall, Denny Rehberg announced…


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A wing-nut’s wing-nut

This is creepy. Pictured here is our friend Derek Skees and a woman in a Guy Fawkes mask at a Tea Party holding up signs. The mask and the signs send a problematic message. This guy is out there. He’s as out there as they get….


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Rehberg starting to reap benefits of tea-bagger alliance

Though Rehberg has been criticized for his recent merger with the Tea-Party-conspiracy-theory-prayer-email-forwarders, evidence has recently come to light that his embattled campaign is seeing some benefits to the alliance.  The disruption and thuggery that are the Tea-bag crusade weapons of choice are now serving to…



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Barf

Meet the future of the Republican Party. If anyone works in or around the legislature, this nauseating video is as good a reason as any to work to defeat this individual. Send money to Will Hammerquist.


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Facts kind of ruin everything for Roy Brown

Of the many distortions and false assertions put out by Republicans recently, the subset of these known as paranoid speculations or conspiracy theories certainly stands out.  
 Perhaps it is because the Republican party has been taken over by people whose vision of the state of…