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The Fix Was In

by Rep. Rob Cook, HD18 – Glacier, Pondera, & Toole Counties, Mountains & Main Streets “The fix was in,” has become the rallying cry of Montana’s extremists and, as such, it represents their efforts to engage and energize the small minority of Montanans who believe they share the same nihilistic views. As rhetoric and sound bites go, it is …

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The Four Faces of the Republican Party

by Dr. Ed Berry Henry Olsen of the Ethics and Public Policy Center wrote an insightful article “The Four Faces of the Republican Party” in February 2014. His review of the national Republican Party helps us understand the Montana Republican Party. According to Olsen, Republicans fall into “four rough camps,” with approximate composition shown in parentheses: Somewhat …

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The real Ryan Zinke

from RyanZinke.com Ryan Zinke is a third generation Montanan with deep family roots in Bozeman, Glasgow, Glendive, Whitefish, and Richey. He was a multiple sport All-State stand-out and a Whitefish High School Football Hall of Fame inductee. After serving as three-time class president, Zinke attended the University of Oregon on an athletic scholarship and graduated …

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Summary of Mitt Romney’s Plan for America

I posted on September 28, 2012, but it’ time to bring it to the top again to counter the rightwing extremist claim that there is no difference between Rs and Ds. Voters who rejected Mitt Romney should realize what they lost. When will they ever learn? – Ed. by Ed Berry Mitt Romney has an excellent plan for America. …

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Vote Republican to escape CO2 regulations

by Rick Hill, former US Congressman for Montana “It’s the economy, stupid.” James Carville’s theme for Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign rings just as true 20 years later. Pocketbook issues matter more to voters than anything else – and in 2014, American voters are going to be motivated by the granddaddy of them all. I’m …

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See Montana election results here

http://electionresults.sos.mt.gov/ The question is who voted for Matt Rosendale? 203,000 voted for a candidate for US Congress. 71,000 voted Democrat and 132,000 voted Republican. We know the Democrats asked their voters to crossover and vote for the Republican candidate whom the Democrat could most easily beat. Since the Dems and Repubs are about evenly split, …

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Montana GOP US Congress Debate

[youtube id=”7uiI0ffdG_k”] Be sure to vote on Tuesday, June 3. Thanks to Jim White of North West Liberty News and Americans for Prosperity, we can watch the debate replay. When you comment on the debate, please record the time when it happened so others can move the replay to that part of the debate. The debate showed important differences in the candidates. …

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Why I just dropped my endorsement of Derek Skees for Public Service Commission

by Ed Berry Below are 3 public emails sent to a Montana tea party group. The first (#1 at the bottom) is my email to the group where I state my reasons that supporters of Matt Rosendale would do better to vote for Corey Stapleton rather than for Matt Rosendale, if they wish to nominate a candidate more conservative …

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“Responsible Republicans”: Government-Minded, Liberty-Blinded

by Roger Koopman Talk to any Democratic politician about 10 different issues.  Then count how many times they will propose a governmental solution to the problem, versus how many times they express the belief that people, left alone and free, will come up with better solutions than the “programs” devised by meddling politicians. The final …

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Let’s analyze Matt Rosendale’s answers

by Dr. Ed Berry Matt Rosendale responded to Roger Koopman’s request for answers about Matt’s votes on 20 liberal bills with a personal meeting. Here’s the result of Matt’s meeting with Roger. First, we strike HB 186 in 2011 where TAB was wrong and Matt voted NO. Then, here’s how Matt explained his YES votes on …

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Matt Rosendale and The Truth About Shooting Drones

by Tim Baldwin, Liberty Defense League Matt Rosendale (R), candidate for United States House of Representatives, quickly created a public image as a Tea Party conservative when he broadcasted a commercial where he shoots down a “government drone.” Looking at Rosendale’s state legislative record, however, evidence reveals that Rosendale really does not believe in “shooting …

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