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What are Your Plans for the Upcoming Civil War?

The Missoulian is reporting today that wingnuts are stocking up on ammunition in preparation for “a civil war”: “People seem to be scared out there,” Newsom said. “They seem to be scared there is going to be something like a civil war. They are preparing…

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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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A Havre Hooray for Chick-Fil-A

Who says Republicans don’t know how to bring business to Montana? The Republicans on the Havre city council have joined together and sent the following letter to the CEO of the Chick-Fil-A company, asking him to consider opening a franchise in Havre.  August 7,2012  Mr….

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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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Political Quick Hits

Tools Flathead Beacon political reporter Dan Testa is headed off to start a new job, but not without some parting advice for his fellow political reporters.  One worthy example: Any time a public official describes a piece of legislation as “another tool in the tool…

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Chinks in the Armor

More bad news for the Rick Hill Camp. On the heels of Mermaid-Gate, the Washington Post’s political guru said that “Republicans aren’t totally sold on Hill” and suggested he may be a “weak candidate.” And the GOP base is backing up their less-than-private grumblings about…

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