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Helena’s Confederate Monument In Limbo

As the rest of the nation is taking down its confederate flags, statues, and monuments, two members of the Helena City Commission say its time to do something about Helena’s monument honoring the confederacy’s legacy of racism. But not every commissioner is on board.

You might be unaware Helena has a fountain dedicated to the confederacy— that group of states that committed treason in an effort to perpetuate human bondage. 

UPDATE: This post now includes links to the Flathead Memo and Intelligent Discontent who also have posts up on this.

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A Rebel Yell for Montana

Confirming a story that was first reported here at the Cowgirl blog,  TEA Party Republican Derek Skees, confederate sympathizer who has tried to set up his own Little South amid the ultra-right-wing colony in the Flathead, has announced his candidacy for State Auditor. Skees will…

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Will Skees Run in Whitefish?

It’s hard to imagine that TEA Party Republican Derek Skees (R-Whitefish Kalispell) could get reelected in House District 4, a moderate democratic district–especially with Tom Muri in the race (Muri doesn’t appear to have a website yet).  The 2010 voter electorate was a very conservative…

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