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GUEST POST: Trump’s Budget Would Make a Russian Gulag Proud*

by Sarah Kirch Today America gets its first real look at what Republican governance looks like. They’ve been calling for this kind of war on the poor for years.  Now, they’re bringing their fantasy to life. The White House has dumped Trump’s budget on America while…

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Time To Pay The Pander?

by Justin Robbins Since his initial free-form announcement of his presidential bid, celebrity statesman impersonator Donald Trump cobbled together policy ideas the way comedians settle on the best jokes; with an applause meter. By the time anyone took him seriously, it wasn’t the anyone who…

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In Defense of the Unconventional

by Justin Robbins There has been, and will undoubtedly continue to be much debate about how Americans…“real” Americans…should react to the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The gambit seems to run from elation at the rise of a genuine man…

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Last Chance Power Drive

Readers of this site may have noted a conspicuous absence of content from this author since shortly after the elections. In part, this (perhaps welcome) silence has been a product of an effort to maximize holiday time with family; however, it must be admitted that…

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GUEST POST: Is There Money Behind the Trump-Putin Love Affair?

  A Commentary for Montana Cowgirl By Evan Barrett     As the CIA and seventeen intelligence agencies and the FBI have determined to a high level of confidence that Russia used hacking and leaking to interfere with our recent Presidential election – effectively interfering…

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Putting the White in Whitefish

by Justin Robbins

I don’t intend this post to do much beyond inform and educate. I almost hesitate to use the term “educate” because it implies I may have knowledge that has been in some way denied to others. That is by no means certain.

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GUEST POST: Let’s move forward together

by Mary Ann Dunwell

Finding the inner strength, resilience and forgiveness to move forward together as Montanans, Americans and communities of good will, may seem insurmountable after Tuesday’s Presidential election. I ask for your resolve to do just that.

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A Post Mortem Post

The  Bullseye has one of the more interesting post-mortem analyses I’ve seen – That the election results are as much a repudiation of Republican obstructionism as a rejection of Clinton: …the election of Donald Trump of being a double-barreled repudiation—a flat-out expression of the deep…

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Wednesday Quicktakes

You Won’t Believe Who’s Writing All Those Gazette Stories The Last Best News will tell you anyway.  Great stuff from this site as usual.     Poll: Trump falls into tie with Clinton among Utah voters An ominous bellwether for the Montana GOP.    …

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MT Political News Round Up

  Where states expanded Medicaid low-income insurance options improved, so did results – and the economy Read the full study by an actual medical journal (not some Koch Brothers group) here. Reuters Mormons’ distaste for Donald Trump puts Utah up for grabs says the New York Times…

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