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The Fellowship of the Right Wing

The GOP Gubernatorial primary and “The Lord of the Rings” both concern alternate realities, too many characters to follow, and talking about either of them repels members of the opposite sex. In “The Fellowship of the Ring,” a hobbit of The Shire journeys with eight…

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There They Go Again

Responding to a Lee Newspapers questionnaire in today’s Helena Independent Record, the seven GOP gubernatorial candidates all said that Montana must “develop our natural resources” as a way to reduce unemployment and make our economy strong, and that “red tape” and “excessive regulations” are standing…

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What Lies Beneath

A new commenter here showed up to defend Neil Livingstone.  S/he said Livingstone’s sex tourism advice made him more electable because it demonstrated his business “savvy.”  Then s/he made another ridiculous statement: that there were more oil rigs in North Dakota because “corporations will choose…

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On Skeletons and Closets

When he was announced as Corey Stapleton’s runningmate yesterday, Bob Keenan took a whack at the entire Republican gubernatorial field, saying that all the other candidates “have skeletons in their closets” and thus Corey Stapleton “is the most electable.” Whether this assertion is true or…

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So Mutch for That

Ken Miller’s campaign manager has resigned, raising questions about the future of his campaign. William Mutch has taken a job with the Colorado Springs Home Builders Association as Government Affairs Director.   If the former manager had left for a more exciting-sounding job, it would be easier…

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Political Quick Hits

Supreme Court Fundraising Steve Bullock’s victory in the Western Traditions Partnership v. Montana case is an important reminder of how important the Supreme Court races are in Montana.  The latest campaign finance reports for Supreme Court show Elizabeth Best of Great Falls has raised an impressive…

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No Date Yet for Rick Hill

I’m hearing that GOP front runner Rick Hill is striking out–left, right and center– in his search for a running-mate. Word is that several notables have turned him down, perhaps worried about his baggage (meaning, his winkie getting dipped and sipped, at the sip and…

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Political Quick Hits

Back in the National News Rob Kailey at Left in the West this week highlights just what kind of wackos the fringe elements in Montana have attracted. It’s a must read, especially given the fact that Chuck Baldwin understands very well he his chances of becoming…

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It’s Peggy Miller Time

Meet a possible new first lady. It’s Peggy Miller, wife of gubernatorial candidate Ken Miller.  Peggy has often been active holding religious seminars for legislators. On Friday, she took the reins of her husband’s campaign and sent out a blast email saluting veterans, letting people…

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