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The GOP makes its choice in Idaho.  Courtesy, Bill Colley
The GOP makes its choice in Idaho. Courtesy, Bill Colley
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Republican Primary Coverage

Tuesday is going to be a historic day in American politics. If Donald Trump is stopped in his quest for the Republican nomination it’ll partly happen in Idaho...

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diego cervo/ThinkStock
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Idaho Panel Backs Ban on Certain Second-Trimester Abortions

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho committee has introduced legislation banning the most common type of second-trimester abortions, even though courts have blocked similar measures in other states.

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The 10 Suggestions.  Courtesy, Bill Colley
The 10 Suggestions. Courtesy, Bill Colley
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The Church of No Commandments

I’m an inveterate sinner.  I struggle to condemn some of the behaviors of my neighbors.  Looking back against 25 years of history I can tell you there wouldn’t be legalized same-sex marriage in America if it hadn’t been for some sadists looking to humiliate a pair of men in Texas...

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Nancy Reagan speaking at lectern
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Nancy Reagan Dead at Age 94

Nancy Reagan, the wife of President Ronald Reagan and an outspoken advocate of multiple social causes, has died. She was 94.

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Mitt Romney Delivers Speech On State Of 2016 GOP Presidential Race
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Mitt Romney: The Assassin!

Much of America isn’t familiar with the name Gordon Hinckley. The former leader of the LDS Church died many years ago and just shy of his 100th birthday...

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Photograph by Bill Colley
Photograph by Bill Colley
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A Cure for a Thirsty Twin Falls

With the population of Twin Falls expected to more than double in ten years water is becoming crucial. Another one million people may be settling along the length of the Snake River in Southern Idaho...

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Donald Trump
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America in Rebellion: Donald Trump, 2016

The Idaho primaries for the GOP and Constitution Party are one week away. It could all be over among Republicans after today, which is Super Tuesday...

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NYIslandersFan21 via YouTube
NYIslandersFan21 via YouTube
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Sports & Business: Do You Know Jack?

Sport and business aren’t always apt metaphors. Success in one doesn’t always guarantee greatness in the other. An example would be Daniel Snyder’s ownership of the Washington Redskins, however...

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GOP emblem.  Courtesy, Bill Colley
GOP emblem. Courtesy, Bill Colley
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Republican Rage at a Fever Pitch

Pollsters say Republican anger has reached a new zenith after the Nevada GOP Caucus.  Donald Trump scored his biggest victory yet and the number of voters claiming they're angry eclipsed previous caucus and primary states...

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Some Trump backers need to examine their consciences.  Photo from Warhawk Museum, Nampa, Idaho.  Taken by Bill Colley
Some Trump backers need to examine their consciences. Photo from Warhawk Museum, Nampa, Idaho. Taken by Bill Colley
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Donald Trump’s Nazi Brown Shirts

A fellow writing a travel story about neighboring Ogden, Utah claims when you visit it’s like seeing the 1950s. I came across the story some months ago and believe much of the old Mormon Empire retains the charm...

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Tom Pennington/Getty Images
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Can Donald Trump Now Just Go Away?

Max Hilland

There is a scene in Doctor Zhivago representing the opening salvo of revolution reminiscent of current American politics. Battered Russian troops are staggering home from the front when officers with fresh troops going the other direction confront the “deserters”...

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Amusing ourselves to death!  YouTube screenshot.
Amusing ourselves to death! YouTube screenshot.
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Whistling Past the Killer Robots

 

The web sites aggregating science news are lately filled with stories about robots taking over the planet.  As a charter member of the Star Trek and Star Wars generations I’ve been raised on such fears and warnings.  N...

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10 Slogans or Phrases That Were Rejected or Failed

None of these ever really took off and were quickly consigned to the waste basket or regretted.

 

If you build it they’ll think about coming. Bec...

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The candidate of the coin-flip.  Official government portrait.
The candidate of the coin-flip. Official government portrait.
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10 Reasons Idaho Democrats Delayed Caucus

Idaho Republicans have a primary on March 8th but the Democrats are instead planning a caucus much later in the month.  Here are 10 explanations:

 

 

  1. The state’s only remaining telephone booth wasn’t available in early March
  2. ...

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Does opera help us understand fly-over country?  Screen grab from YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIVfbylUU-M
Does opera help us understand fly-over country? Screen grab from YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIVfbylUU-M
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Conservative Elites & Opera: Hopelessly out of Touch

I just read a despatch from the Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol. The editor is in New Hampshire following the last days before the first in the nation Presidential Primary...

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Politics for Dummies

What the heck is momentum in politics?  Are candidates rolling downhill and knocking over anyone in their paths?  From heretofore the following words and phrases should be banned from American political reporting:

“He/She has momentum...

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Anti-Government Protestors Occupy National Wildlife Refuge In Oregon
Lavoy Finicum is on the left side of the photograph. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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The Execution of LaVoy Finicum?

Was “LaVoy” Finicum murdered? This isn’t a question being raised only by the far right. The FBI has released video of Tuesday’s shooting where the rancher was killed...

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Anti-Government Protestors Occupy National Wildlife Refuge In Oregon
Lavoy Finicum is on the left side of the photograph. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Requiem for a Patriot: LaVoy Finicum is Dead

Call me delusional but I believed until I crawled from bed today there was a peaceful solution to the Oregon ranching standoff. I go to sleep early...

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Website of VA Medical Center notorious among veterans.
Website of VA Medical Center notorious among veterans.
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A Veteran’s Tragic Odyssey Through VA Healthcare

Dennis Ketterer is among the best broadcasters I've ever known.  His career started in small town Idaho and took him to the nation's capital...

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Courtesy, Donal Pennington, Getty Images
Courtesy, Donal Pennington, Getty Images
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Voting for Trump? Who Else is There?

There’s too much hyperventilating going on at National Review. Donald Trump may bring about the end of the Republican Party but for years I’ve been told Republican and conservative are two distinct words...

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