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GUEST POST: The Truth Always Comes Out

by  Nancy de Pastino, Co-Leader, Montana Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Control in America There’s something I like to say to my daughter when she struggles to tell me what really happened. “The truth always comes out.” I’m hoping it will become a mantra…

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Reforming Gun Laws, Montana Republican Style

by Cowgirl It might surprise you to hear this, but right-wing Republicans actually agree with President Obama that America needs a radical change in our gun laws.  It’s just that they have a different idea of what those changes should be. In the Montana Legislature…

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GOP Legislator Junkets Exposed

Today, new evidence of the extent to which Montana’s legislature has been corrupted by out-of-state corporate interests has come to light.  Citizen advocates have released documents showing that several Montana legislators received all-expense paid junkets where they were wined and dined by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)….

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The Foul 57

Republican candidates across the county have tried to distance themselves from Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., who believes that rape victims should be forced to give birth and said that victims of “legitimate rape” rarely get pregnant because “the female body has ways to try to shut that…

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Jon Arnold is running for legislature

We’ve Got a Screamer

Anti-intelligence candidate Jon Arnold has filed for office on the Republican ticket.  He says he wants voters to send him “kicking and screaming” to Helena.  I will go kicking and screaming into Helena, pushing our leaders to try to take back our powers that have…

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Wrong Turn

The Montana GOP’s war on local governments will be a boon to Democrats in 2012, and is in direct contradiction with the national GOP message. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, rising star in the national GOP base making the case for his bill to end collective…

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