By Cowgirl Montana’s weekend political news analysis program Face the State this weekend featured a democratic and republican guests discussing Montana’s legislative races. TEA Party Rep. Matthew Monforton (R-Bozeman) included white nationalist candidate Taylor Rose in a list of what he said were competitive legislative races for the GOP….
Right-wing candidate for supreme court, Kristin Juras has been trying to convey that she has “extensive experience.” But it’s amazing what you can find on the internet these days. The Montana Supreme Court page allows you to query an attorney and it spits out every case they…
Earlier this week a right-wing federal judge held that Montana’s donation limits for candidates and parties violate the US Constitution, because they are too low and thus burden free speech. The problem with this ruling is that the old law, the one that was previously…
Meet Montana’s Women for Trump
The Bozeman Chronicle features an interview with a small group of women who are supporting trump. What are these women like?
Says one: “Obama has caused all the problems between the whites and the blacks.”
by Cowgirl This week, Greg Gianforte and Elsie Arntzen proposed that schools should eliminate the requirement that students take two years science if a student took computer science instead. Put aside for a moment that someone forgot to brief him on the fact that the a…
by Justin Robbins
Since the 2014 Bundy Ranch armed standoff, and the Mahleur occupation early this year, I have become somewhat fascinated with the apparently growing “patriot” movement in this country. Not, you understand, out of a nagging fear my tax dollars are managing too much wilderness for my children to enjoy; more so a fascination with the ideas underlying the phenomenon.
It turns out the poaching conviction of TEA Party Republican J.C. Kantrowicz is not the candidate’s only crime. Add an assault charge to that list. Law enforcement records show Kantorowiz was charged with assaulting another man and ordered to appear in court on March 5, 2008.
by Cowgirl Greg Gianforte, who will be the GOP nominee for governor, says he stands by an email he sent to the Bozeman city council, in which he suggested that the city would be more likely to grow its economy if it were less friendly…
by Cowgirl Take a look at the list of delegates the Montana GOP is sending to the GOP Convention in Cleveland. Delegates who will represent Montana in July include (as Chair) Jeff Essmann, National Committeeman and Woman Errol Galt and Betti Hill. And a list of the…
by Cowgirl This has not been the best week for Montana Republicans when it comes to revelations about their past. First, it came to light that GOP gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte had used TEA party lawmaker Art Wittich, recently convicted of corruption, to try to stop…
The Madison County Republican Party, the bunch who made Montana a national laughingstock by putting Birther Bob Wagner into office, are outraged that Ray Shaw made some rational, pro-business votes, and did not vote to burn down the state as they presumably hoped.
You can’t buy political billboards on public property in Montana, but for $10 million it appears you can get your name on a building.
Slated for the Board of Regents agenda for next Thursday and Friday (May 19-20) is an MSU proposal to name their computing school the Gianforte School of Computing. Gianforte’s donation, according to a source with knowledge of the transaction:
I enjoy the flattering attention when newspapers cite to the blog, but at the risk of sounding too modest, it should be made clear about yesterday’s news about how this blog “surfaced” (the Lee Newspapers word) a 2009 lawsuit filed by Greg Gianforte to close down stream access on his property. The post has since become the
A Flathead area legislative candidate has taken to Facebook to express his outrage that the anti-slavery activist and women’s rights heroine Harriet Tubman will be replacing the notorious author of American Indian genocide Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. He also shared his views on a variety of topics. UPDATE: Rose has since deleted the posts from his Facebook page, but you can see screenshots of his posts below.