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Tim Fox wins big in Montana Republican governor’s debate

(Billings, Mont.) – Attorney General Tim Fox was the clear winner in the Yellowstone County Republican Central Committee Gubernatorial debate tonight at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. The 75 minute debate covered topics ranging from economic development, public safety, and health care. Senator Dr. Al Olszewski and Congressman Greg Gianforte also participated. This was …

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Attorneys General of 21 states tell US Senate the House impeachment articles are “fundamentally flawed as a matter of constitutional law”

Attorneys General of South Carolina, Louisiana, Utah, Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida. Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia January 22, 2020 Dear Members, As Attorneys General of 21 States whose citizens and Electoral College delegates voted in the 2016 presidential election, we have a special …

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US News: If Gianforte wins MT primary, a Democrat will likely be MT governor.

US News October 30, 2019 link Montana: Open seat (Democrat Steve Bullock is term-limited) Montana is a red state, but the Democrats have held the governorship since winning the 2004 election, and the open seat created by presidential candidate Bullock’s departure has Republicans primed for a takeover that could enable enactment of a largely stalled conservative …

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The conservative case for the CSKT water compact

by Cory Swanson, Guest opinion, Daily Inter Lake July 29, 2018. In 2015, the Montana Legislature ratified the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ water compact with Montana, which settled all water rights claimed by the tribes under the 1855 Hellgate Treaty. This was the culmination of a multi-year negotiation process between Montana’s Reserved Water Rights Compact Commission …

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Montana Supreme Court upholds CSKT Compact

by Dr. Ed Berry They lost – as I said they would – when the Montana Supreme Court heard their case. Montana’s right-wing “tea party” Republicans fought the Water Compact every step of the way. They claimed it was “unconstitutional.” They claimed it would give Montana’s water to the Indians. They claimed it was unfair. …

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President Trump’s Executive Order on Energy Independence and Economic Growth

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 28, 2017 EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – PROMOTING Energy Independence AND Economic Growth      By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as …

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The Story of Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact

by Dr. Edwin Berry The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Water Compact may be the most important and controversial political issue in Montana’s history. This Montana story is not just about the Compact. This story is about the split in the Republican Party. Before November 2014, I opposed the Compact because I followed my conservative …

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How “Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact” explains the Republican Party

by Dr. Edwin Berry “Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact: The Truth about the Compact and the Republican Party” is available in paperback or Kindle on Amazon. The story of Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact reveals, like no other true story, the nature of the split in the Republican Party. This story needs to be told, and …

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Inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States of America

President Trump’s Inaugural Speech: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of our people. Together, we will determine the …

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Thomas Sowell gets it!

by Dr. Edwin Berry Thomas Sowell publishes his weekly articles every Tuesday. Leading up to today, Sowell has not exactly been a fan of Donald Trump. He’s still not a fan of Donald Trump, but that’s not the point. The point is that sooner or later, every wise person wakes up to the fact that …

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Do You Hear the People sing?

Do you hear the people sing? Singing the songs of angry men? It is the music of the people Who will not be slaves again! When the beating of your heart Echoes the beating of the drums There is a life about to start When tomorrow comes! -Les Miserables

House Leader Keith Regier made bad decisions

by Dr. Edwin Berry Montana House Majority Leader Keith Regier (R) tried to defeat Montana’s Last Indian Water Compact in 2015. He almost succeeded. Had he succeeded, he would have done serious damage to the State of Montana and to Montana citizens. Termed out of Montana’s House, Regier is now running for the Montana Senate …

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