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Electoral College — You’re Fired!

By Jim Nelson,  Montana Supreme Court Justice (Ret.) The Electoral College (EC, for short) is one of the most undemocratic institutions to disserve our Country. For years a substantial majority of Americans has consistently, and rightly, supported the ideal that our president should be elected…

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Mary Moe

GUEST POST: Bread and Debates

by Sen. Mary Sheehy Moe (D-Great Falls) Sen. Moe can be reached at moe.mt.senate@gmail.com Follow her on Twitter @MaryMoeMT Originally a ritual honoring deceased nobles, the fighting of gladiators in ancient Rome quickly devolved into vulgar and violent “games” provided by the powerful few to…

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Ralph Nader's highest performing counties in 2000. Source: Wikimedia

Will Johnson and Stein create chaos in Montana?

The map above represents Ralph Nader’s highest performing counties in the 2000 election when he ran on the Green party ticket. Missoula was his number two county nationwide, at 15.8%.  In Montana he got 6% statewide.  George Bush became our leader.  The 2016 race has…

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Loud and Clear

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does this picture say about how the Montana Republican Party views women. To be sure, it isn’t just Montana GOPers who regularly refer to women in derogatory terms. The Washington post has reported on Republicans falling all over…

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Presidential Campaign makes it to Montana, finally

The presidential campaigns have arrived in Montana and Tuesday is the big day. Lately there have been visits by all three campaigns. Donald Trump spoke in Billings last week to a sparse crowd of angry, white nationalist hotheads, on the heels of an endorsement by Ryan…

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GUEST POST: Ted Cruz Sends Tom Baiz a Check

by Clair Baiz

Claire Baiz attended the University of Montana and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in history and political science from the University of Great Falls. Baiz, a columnist for Signature Montana magazine, has been recently published in the U.S.A. Today and Untitled Magazine. Her short fiction is featured in The J.J. Outre Review and Molotov Cocktail. 

It must have been a prank, years ago, when someone put my husband on a right-wing mailing list. I can’t bring myself to toss (or even return) them: they often provide entertaining moments on the brief walk to the recycling bin.

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Montana Dems Need Dinner with Hillary, Bernie

46%-29% That was Hillary Clinton’s lead in October in Montana, at least according to an MSUB poll of Montana democratic primary voters. By now the race must be tightened considerably. Hopefully an organization will poll soon to see what the race looks like. Which leads…

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Sexist? Bernie Sanders is Anything But

Politico this week highlights an attempt by Clinton supporters at Emily’s list to paint Bernie Sanders as a sexist.  But when you look at what they’re actually basing this claim on, it is revealed as a ludicrous example of the faux-outrage generating nonsense that passes for…

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GUEST POST—Hillary Clinton; a Step Back for Progressives?

by Anonymous

Why are we as Montana Democrats and Montana progressives allowing this sham of a Presidential primary?

Montana is unlucky enough to have a primary date so far near the end that our votes will be meaningless by the time our primary rolls around in 2016. Montana is a red state in Presidential elections and will vote for the Republican Presidential candidate. Montana really should just sit this presidential election out. We luckily have some great candidates running statewide, we’ll work hard to re-elect Governor Bullock and shuffle around the other statewide offices and win some seats back in the legislature.

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This is Why the GOP Can’t Attract Women

We’re always hearing how conservatives are trying to attract women, young people and minorities to the GOP to mitigate the shrinking right-wing base. Those efforts don’t seem to be working. This week, a Republicans super-PAC is trying to lure GOP-ers to its website for the…

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POLITICO: Schweitzer on List of Top 5 for 2016

Politico includes Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer on it’s list of potential Democrats for the 2016 presidential ticket: Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer Much like Obama’s 2004 convention speech catapulted him to star status, Schweitzer’s 2008 speech also gave him credibility, buzz and recognition among party leaders….

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