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Political Quick Hits

Another One Bites the Dust

Another myth perpetrated by Republicans seeking to deceive the public has been shattered. Last week, Governor Brian Schweitzer shot down the GOP’s claims that  “taxes and regulations,” are to blame differing oil development levels in Montana and North Dakota, the AP reported.   This week, the Great Falls Tribune is reporting that more domestic oil drilling does not drive the price of oil down.  In fact, as domestic drilling has increased, oil prices have shot up.


The Weird Just Get Weirder

If one Googles the name of the Republican running against Rep. Bryce Bennett in Missoula’s House District 92, this comes up:

If this is the same guy, it’s looking like GOP candidates this cycle are veering further into strange territory.