Jim Nelson

GUEST POST: So What Next?

By Jim Nelson, 

Montana Supreme Court Justice (Ret.)

I suspect that many of us are still reeling from the gut-punch of this election cycle.

But, the question that kept gnawing at me as I watched the digital maps and talking heads dance across the flat screen, was how did we, as Americans, fall so low that we have now elected to this land’s (and the world’s) highest, most powerful political office, a person who Atlantic Magazine described as the “most ostentatiously unqualified major-party candidate in the 227-year history of the American presidency.”





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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…





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…




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…