David Howard

Nutjob Bills in the 2017 Legislature

Here are some of the ridiculous pieces of legislation that have been put forward in 2017 by some of the crackpot Republicans who control the Montana legislature. This is not a joke. These are real bills, and they are currently taking priority in the Montana legislature over anything legitimate that would create jobs or help people afford healthcare.

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Nutjob Bills in the Montana Legislature

Yes America, here are some of the major pieces of legislation that have been put forward in 2015 by the Tea Party Republicans who are now in control of the Montana legislature. This is not a joke. These are real bills, and they are currently taking…

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Twelve MT Lawmakers Call for Rounding Up and Arresting Federal Officials

by Cowgirl Twelve Montana lawmakers are backing a bill to arrest any federal officials who try to implement the Affordable Care Act in Montana. The state legislators voiced their support for such a scheme in a survey from Ron Paul’s “Campaign for Liberty” TEA Party, on which they…

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Senate District 29’s Big Anti-Gay Obsession

A rumble between two Republicans infamous for their anti-gay remarks will soon be underway in the Sweetgrass, Columbus, Park City area, where two TEA Party hotheads are going to tangle for state senate in a very conservative district. Rep. Joanne Blyton (R-Red Lodge, birther) has…

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The Wisdom of David Howard

  by Cowgirl Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court began its consideration of the arguments about the constitutionality of same-sex marriage.  Here in Montana, Health and Human Services Committee Chair David Howard, perhaps the last person that should be permitted to make laws about health…

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Political Quick Hits

by Cowgirl Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out As John Adams reports at the MT Lowdown, Judge Richard Cebull, who sent a racist email to his buddies about President Obama’s mother having sex with a dog, will finally retire May 3….

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The Art of Verbal Chess

As Montanans across the state prepared to celebrate Martin Luther King Day weekend, Fox News Latino was reporting on Rep. David Howard’s latest bill to the Montana legislature. Howard (R-Park City) is bringing back his bill from last session which outlaws “immigration sanctuaries” in Montana. An immigration sanctuary, as…

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Legislative Roundup

Roger Koopman Should Not Be In Charge of Taxi Cabs Rep. Ellie Hill of Missoula has proposed deregulation–not of energy, but of taxicabs.  Little did anyone know that the Public Service Commission is the branch of government that regulates taxis in Montana.  That is ludicrous….

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Meeting of the Minds

In a little over a month, legislators from across Montana will descend on Helena to make the laws you must live by.  Let’s meet them. 1-Rep. David Howard (R-TEA Park City), Chair of the House Human Services Committee. Rep. Howard is on the record saying…

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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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