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The Dirty Trick Republicans Played on the Catholic Bishops

The Catholic bishops shocked the nation this week when they came out loud and strong against birth control. Since studies show even 98% of Catholic women use birth control at some point in their lives, it makes you wonder why they did it. After all, laws…

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Right-Wing Bores

Conservatives have trouble laughing at themselves, even when something is funny. It makes sense, I guess. When your entire emotional and intellectual existence consists of being angry and hateful and racist, it’s probably hard to have a sense of humor, especially when a black man…


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Montana Republican Math

As we wait for the legislature to resume and the GOP leaders sharpen their pencils, let’s discuss national politics, and math. The Tea Party and the mindless GOP and FOX news are all out in force, enraged at Obama’s suggestion that perhaps taxes ought to…




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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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A Few Random Thoughts About the Election

First, it is important to say to the legislative candidates and staff who helped with the campaigns that they worked hard and should be proud o their efforts. After all, it’s virtually impossible, especially in a year when Republicans are charged up with rage and…



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Racial Stereotyping of Obama Figure in Townsend Display

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does this picture say about those behind the display spotted in front of the Mustang Hotel in Townsend, MT.   Note the visual racial stereotyping of the Obama figure.  (It’s the pumpkin head spray-painted with black…


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What Does Obama Have Against the West?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does this picture say about Obama’s education priorities. Now that Labor Day weekend is behind us, it’s back to school for Montanans.  Too bad that the vast majority of the Obama Administration billions for called Race to…