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We’ve Met the Enemy and It is Science and Knowledge

Creationists have been much in the news in Montana of late. Here’s the latest on Greg Gianforte, the billionaire tech mogul who apparently believes the earth is 4,300 years old.  It’s also time for an update on Lawrence VanDyke, the creationist supreme court candidate who…

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Baucus Took $40,000 from Koch Brothers

I just learned this a few days ago, but Koch industries is listed as one Max Baucus’s largest donors.   The company is listed as having  contributed $40,000 to Baucus since 2005.  That puts him in an exclusive club: with Paul Ryan, Michelle Bachmann, Mitch…

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Presidential Candidates Get A Favor from Rehberg

The Hill has a running list up of which members of Congress are endorsing which presidential candidate.  As of this posting, the tallies stood at Romney – 61, Perry-13, Gingrich-8, Paul-3, Cain-1 Bachman-1, Santorum-0. Montana Congressman Rehberg is not on the list. To be sure,…

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Location, Location, Location

Besides Ken Miller and a few Republican staffers, Congressman Rehberg had a pretty sparse turnout for his recent “Liberate Main Street” astroturf tour.  What gives? After decades as a politician, perhaps Congressman Rehberg knows more big shots in Washington D.C. than actual Main Street Montanans. Maybe if…

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Dumb Dumbos

There are many flavors of Republican Dumb. There is Minnesota Republican dumb, meaning Michelle Bachmann. There is Texas Dumb, meaning George W. and Rick Perry. There is Alaska dumb, a form of Republican Dumb in which the politician actually is proud to be stupid and…

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Political Quick Hits

TEA Party Cancelled Due to Lack of Turnout In spite of promised appearances by both Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum, the national TEA Party rally planned for this fall has been cancelled due to lack of interest. So much for the Bachmann buzz.  Roll Call…

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More Embarrassing Wiki-Moments for Republicans

For a party that loves to put itself on the highest pedestal of morality it sure has attracted a lot of dishonest and deceptive politicians and followers.  It appears that attempting to alter or hide the facts of history through Wikipedia is a becoming a…

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Required Reading: “The Liar’s Club”

Here is an interesting piece by Tim Egan, who spends a lot of time in Montana but has been covering the national Republicans.  It is a must-read for anyone who thought I was engaged in hyperbole when I said that the GOP and it’s candidates…

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