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Kristen Juras: Completely Out of Touch with the Modern World

What more do you need to know. Dirk Sandefur was for many years a police officer, prosecutor, public defender and then district judge. Juras is a lunatic conservative who believes birth control and premarital sex are major problems in society, and fas said (publicly) that…





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CG Polling Average, 10/31: Bullock Up 7

Here is the new Cowgirl Polling Average, a rolling average of a half-dozen polls in the last two weeks up through Monday 10/31 whose results have been obtained by the Cowgirl Blog: Bullock 48.1 Gianforte 41.5 Dunlap 3.8 Undecided 6.6 This average includes a collection of…




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The Country We Deserve

By now, most people are aware 7 defendants in the Mahleur refuge standoff were remarkably acquitted of federal charges that they conspired to interfere with federal employees in the performance of their duties. I say remarkable because the standoff was largely live-streamed in real time…



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GUEST POST: Time for Montana to shout, “Not in our town”

by Jael Kampfe

4th Generation Montanan, retired rancher, Believer in Kindness

I remember growing up.

My grandfather, Bill Mackay Sr.’s Eisenhower Republican values wove around the dinner table connecting us like matching china.  Value local people and local control.  Serve.  Reach across the aisle.   The best legislation requires compromise.  Be kind.  Your words matter.


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Billings GOP Candidate: “I am not a racist”

The Last Best News is reporting that more racist statements from GOP candidate Robert Saunders have come to light. Saunders acknowledged his statements, which also appear in the Billings Gazette this week, though it isn’t clear whether he’s  talking about the statements he made about Ferguson or if…


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Bad Day for Gianforte; Slammed by Chronicle for Fake Headlines

The recurrent Montana State University-Billings poll was published Tuesday and shows Steve Bullock with a commanding lead,12 points at 44-32, and so it looks like the Governor is in strong shape. Gianforte’s negative campaign has been largely ineffective and this new poll is a deflating…