Idaho’s County Clerks are not mere clerks. Let’s give them our respect.

We sometimes hear Idaho’s County Clerks spoken of dismissively as mere clerks– low-level functionaries just there to carry out the…

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Moon’s GOP dances to the tune of the Idaho Freedom Foundation

Dorothy Moon’s branch of the Republican Party is so entwined with the inaptly named Idaho Freedom Foundation (IFF) that it…

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Raul Labrador has certainly kept his promise to be a different kind of AG

When Raul Labrador was running for Attorney General last year, he promised to be a different kind of AG and…

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Idaho voters can be trusted to responsibly exercise their initiative rights

It was a bit surprising to read an opinion piece that Representative Lance Clow (R-Twin Falls) has circulated to media…

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Senate Pro Tem Chuck Winder has had his fill of incivility in the ranks

Senator Chuck Winder, the leader of Idaho’s Senate, is a good and patient man. I often disagree with him on…

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The Thought Police are on the prowl in Dorothy Moon’s branch of the GOP

In his dystopian novel, 1984, George Orwell introduced us to the “Thought Police” who were assigned by their autocratic leader,…

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What can individual Idahoans do to honor America’s veterans?

Americans can commemorate Veterans Day twice this year. The official observance is November 11. It dates back to the armistice…

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Idaho has a remarkable judiciary. We can’t let extremists ruin it.

Idaho has a truly outstanding judiciary, thanks to procedures designed to ensure competent, non-partisan appointments. Magistrate judges are appointed to…

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Mike Simpson steps up again to protect Idaho’s interests in Congress

Dorothy Moon, the chair of the Idaho Republican Party, has been attacking Congressman Mike Simpson for his refusal to support…

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