Mike Crapo

The Boise Beatnik Bash (Opinion)
Ever notice left-of-center Americans wear a uniform?  Hippies said in the late 1960s they wanted to “do their own thing” and then immediately all wore their hair alike and dressed in the same scroungy clothes.
Mike Crapo’s High Horse
Mike Crapo is rescinding an endorsement of Donald Trump because the candidate for President tells dirty jokes.  Do you know how many people have been killed by hearing one of these jokes?  None.  Any idea of how many Americans are killed by drunk drivers...
Germany & Idaho’s Muslim Enablers (Opinion)
The split between an arrogant elite and the people who do most of the working and dying in Western Civilization is now a chasm.  On Top Story today, I shared Peggy Noonan’s latest column.  The former Reagan speechwriter suggests the elites aren’t concerned a…
Crapo Wants a Refugee Pause (Opinion)
As the Muslim refugee crime count grows in Twin Falls, as I predicted it would, the political class is starting to exercise their vocal cords.  U.S. Senator Mike Crapo is the latest to make it clear he wants a refugee pause (Mostly my position as well)...
A Republican Senator for Vice President? (Opinion)
The media class warns Donald Trump would be foolish to select a U.S. Senator as the Republican nominee for Vice President.  Supposedly control of the Senate is dangling from a thread, although.  Selecting a Senator from a deeply red state wouldn’t have much of an impact...
I’m Always Right & You Better Agree (Opinion)
Do you compromise when it comes to political choices?  I do.  I’m sure when we criticize our elected politicians (especially those from our own party) we overlook the choices we made when we voted.  Yesterday I said I wouldn’t have an issue if U...
Vice President Mike Crapo!
Mike Crapo as Vice President of the United States?  It may sound unlikely, but according to columnist Ann Coulter the name of the Idaho Senator has surfaced as Donald Trump searches for a V.P. nominee.  Crapo isn’t a big Trump fan.  The Senator also comes from a state …
How Donald Trump Unified a Squabbling GOP
Donald Trump appears to have unified Idaho Republicans but perhaps not in an expected way.  Randy Stapilus from Idaho Weekly Briefing joined us this morning and shared details from his Sunday column.  He believes the party is unified because it’s collectively holding its no…
Idaho GOP Convention Post-Mortem
Steve Millington was a major player in the Idaho Republican Convention.  The GOP wrapped up its session Saturday evening in Nampa and unlike the last party gathering was able to complete business nearly without a hitch.  Steve joined us in studio this morning for a complete run down of par…
Witnessing Republican Sausage Making (Opinion)
I suspect a lot of Democrats don’t consider carbon dioxide a pollutant.  It appears to predate the arrival of man on the planet.  If Democrats don’t demonize the gas then I guess most Republicans are the same.  On Friday I spoke with several Idaho GOP e…
Commentary: US Senator Mike Crapo Holds Town Meetings
This is a list sent my way for Tuesday, August 11, 2015:
 
9:00 AM  Filer City Hall, 300 Main Street
 
10:30 AM  Hollister Grange Hall, 2340 Main Street
 
12:30 PM  Castleford Community Center, 475 Main Street
 
2:00 PM  Buhl City Hall, 230 Broadway Avenue N.
 
4:0…
Commentary: Islamic Republic of Idaho
Monday I made contact with the College of Southern Idaho about the refugee resettlement program.  Here’s what I’m told.  The program shares a board of trustees with the college.  Otherwise these are distinct entities.  The college makes no visible …
VIDEO: Idaho Governor Otter Expects Teacher Raises
Among the subjects covered today on Top Story with Bill Colley was a discussion with Idaho Governor Butch Otter.  He was our last guest.  You can view the show here.
Other guests included Arthur Thompson.  He's the Chief Executive Officer of the John Birch Society...
Idaho Lawmakers Big Players in “Fiscal Cliff” Debates
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo and U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson could play key roles in crafting legislation concerning the nation's deficit and debt as the so-called fiscal cliff approaches. The Idaho Statesman reports the two Republican lawmakers from Idaho say they want to see a de…