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2020 Republican Primary Election Recommendations

by Ed Berry Republicans fall into “four rough camps,” with approximate composition shown in parentheses: Somewhat Conservative (40%) Moderate to Liberal (30%) Very Conservative but Secular (10%) Very Conservative Evangelical (20%) The Somewhat Conservatives always back the winner. The Moderate to Liberal and the Very Conservative but Secular groups always support the Somewhat Conservatives candidate when their …

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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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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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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

Voters should question Gianforte’s “religion”

by Dr. Ed Berry Montana Rep. Daniel Zolnikov thinks the public does not have the right to ask potential governor candidate Greg Gianforte questions about his religious beliefs. In his letter to the Billings Gazette, Zolnikov wrote, “Ehrlick’s piece sets up a false dichotomy where people of deep religious faith cannot possibly support ideas of …

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Very Conservative Evangelicals are bad for GOP

by Dr. Ed Berry (also published in Daily Inter Lake, October 4, 2015) Former Kalispell Mayor Tammi Fisher and Montana House Majority Leader Keith Regier have ignited a battle over conservative ideology. ( See their opinion letters in the Daily Inter Lake, September 9 and 13, respectively, also republished for your convenience below.) Their battle is part of the ideological …

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Let’s not forget who gave us Senator Tester

by Dr. Ed Berry Montana’s Senator Tester helped bring Obamacare to America. Now Senator Tester is a key proponent of Obama’s Iran deal. Today, the Montana GOP requested donations to help them hold Tester accountable for his misdeeds.

Catch the 36-year pass

Here’s my 2-minute presentation to the HJ Committee on April 11. This is the big picture of the Compact. If you don’t get it then Tea Party “smart dust” has turned your brain into a goverment-controlled machine. – Ed by Dr. Ed Berry Catch the 36-year pass. We are in the 1970’s. The federal government is helping …

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