Idaho’s legislative apportionment system ain’t broke, it doesn’t need fixin’

After much partisan wrangling in the Legislature and lengthy fighting through the courts, Idahoans voted to fix Idaho’s legislative redistricting…

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A little guidance from Honest Abe on presidential truth telling

As we observe the 210th anniversary of the birth of America’s greatest president on February 12, we should reflect on…

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Short takes–Brief comments on big issues

With the start of the 2019 legislative session in Idaho and the continual turmoil in Washington, there is an overload…

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Idaho should not deprive faith-healers’ kids of the right to life

In the 1944 decision of Prince v. Massachusetts, which can be found at 321 U.S. 158, the United States Supreme…

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U.S. policy on Syria–Pasting together feathers, hoping for a duck

After American forces defeated Saddam Hussein’s forces in Iraq, the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) did not have the foggiest idea…

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The people have spoken on Medicaid expansion. Let’s get it done.

The Idaho Constitution flatly declares: “All political power is inherent in the people.” Those people established a government of elected…

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Forget the Wall–Let’s try to solve the problem

In July of 1964, I visited East Berlin and learned something about walls. They are ineffective to keep desperate people…

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Let’s resolve to make America shine again

President Ronald Reagan often characterized America as “the shining city upon a hill.” He explained in his 1989 farewell address,…

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The President hands Syria over to our sworn enemies

President Trump made four adversaries and an erstwhile ally extremely happy on Wednesday by announcing a precipitous withdrawal of U.S.…

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Trump’s love of coal stymies Santa

It is well known that the President is a big fan of coal. It plays a central part in his…

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