Election 2010

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Another Flathead County Republican’s Behavior in Question

Word on the street in Whitefish is that Pam Holmquist, current Republican candidate for Flathead County Commissioner, ran for County Commissioner two years ago to represent the southwest quadrant of the valley.  She and her husband, Wesley, live in that district, and have for many…

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An Interesting Flyer Appears in the Billings Heights

It appears that a Billings Republican’s yard sign cameras have had an impact beyond what he intended, striking a nerve with some Montanans and sparking a flyer alerting others of the matter. James Knox, Republican TEA Party Candidate for House District 47, bragged on the…

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Blackout in Whitefish

Word on the street in Stumptown is that the folks in Whitefish who are trying to spread the message about Derek Skees’ very worrisome associations, including his attendance at a conference that featured an anti-semitic speaker and a buncha militia guys, have hit a roadblock…

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Rehberg’s Fundraising Report

Denny Rehberg’s campaign fundraising and expense report has just come out, and it looks like Denny might have gone on another bender. The report contains enormous sums of food and drink expense entries like “Montana Lil’s Casino-$95” or “Congressional Liquor–$25”, or “Capitol Grille, $1795.” All…

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The Gang’s All Here (in Billings)

While Roy Brown declares in outrage that negative campaigning is causing his wife to cry, his race has attracted a gang of Republican operatives who are slinging mud at Kendall Van Dyk. It’s worth noting that I have a blog that is read by maybe…

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Metro

Much ado about a man purse this weekend. At least we now know that it is a sensitive subject, and that numerous metro-sexuals  believe in standing up for the MP. Fair enough. I will not touch that subject again (at least not for a while)….

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McDonald Faces Rehberg in Home Field Debate Tonight

Tonight, Dennis McDonald, Democratic challenger for Montana’s congressional seat, will take on GOP incumbent Dennis Rehberg, at a debate at the Montana Farmers Union Annual Meeting, held at 4:00p.m. at the Heritage Inn, 1700 Fox Farm Road, Great Falls. Dennis McDonald has invited supporters from across the…

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A Bad Idea

Republicans are always saying they’re opposed to raising taxes, Roy Brown says it on his own website. But apparantly that’s not the only  thing he’s been saying.    Roy Brown also says he wants to put a tax on everything we buy.  Listen here: Sales Tax…

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Billings Republican Tells Us Whose Side He’s On

Here’s the latest ad from the Montana Democratic Party for one of Montana’s hottest state legislative races, the contest between Democratic candidate Kendall Van Dyke and Republican Roy Brown of Billings for State Senate District 25. It is one of four seats statewide that could…

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A Fact Check on GOP Attack Ads

TEA Party Republican legislative candidate Kristi Allen Gailushas has dropped her lawsuit against the Helena School district and the state Office of Public Instruction.  Now, we’re waiting to see when the rest of the Republian party will drop its false attack ads on Democratic legislative candidates….

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The Montana GOP Hypocrite of the Week Award Goes to…

Utility company owner Bill Gallagher is running for the Montana Public Service Commission to regulate Montana utilities–utilities like the one he owns, Aquaflow of Helena.  In short, Gallahger wants us to put him in a position to monitor policy and oversee regulation so as to…

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