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2014 Field Shaping Up

Now that Schweitzer will be on the homestead and not the hustings, what will the field of candidates look like in 2014, for either Senate or House, assuming Steve Daines runs for Senate?  Anyone looking for a ticket to DC needs to get in the…

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GUEST POST: GOP Outlines Strategy During Weeklong Retreat in Mordor

This is a guest post by Bozeman columnists Pat Hessman and Brent Zundel , who also write satire for The Exponent.  The graphic was done by a colleague of Pat and Brent. The Dark Lord Sauron’s index finger was conspicuously bare as he stabbed at a Billings Gazette article about…

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Wrong Side of History

by Cowgirl Montana lawmakers who have spent the entirety of their paltry careers voting against equality now find themselves on the wrong side of history.  In the wake of the upcoming supreme court decision on equal marriage, no one who reads a newspaper can come…

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Will Horrendous CNN Story Move the Montana GOP?

Day of Reckoning Wednesday for Creepy School by Cowgirl The entire Montana House of Representatives will vote today on whether to regulate private religious schools, in the wake of a story by CNN exposing allegations of violence at Pinehaven School in the Flathead Valley. Boarding schools…

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Conservatives Staying Home?

There is an unmistakable lull in the world of firebrand conservativism right now in the Montana legislature.  When the legislature was last convened in 2011, right-wing bills were getting big crowds of proponents lining up to testify, to rage against the machine, as it were….

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TEA Party Fact Check

Montana right-wingers are continuing to offer their “solutions” to the Newtown shooting, but those solutions aren’t getting any more credible. The latest to offer her views is Annie Bukacek.  Bukacek [pronounced BOO’-kuh-check] uses a discredited study to argue on the TEA Party blog PolyMontana this week…

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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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