Will Labrador succeed in an effort to politicize county prosecutor offices?

When I served as Idaho Attorney General in the 1980s, there was a strong bond between my office and the…

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Your vote on May 21 could change the direction of the Dorothy Moon GOP

During these last few years, the Republican Party has strayed far from its traditional roots as a political party dedicated…

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Many legislators ignored or defied the Idaho Constitution this session

Before commencing work, every Idaho legislator must solemnly swear to support the Idaho Constitution. That is pretty much a no-brainer.…

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Unconstitutional legislation seeks to subvert Idaho initiative rights, yet again

Idaho legislators sought to undermine the constitutional right of Idahoans to run initiatives by enacting a 2021 law making it…

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Attorney General Labrador has no business meddling in election security

House Bill 470 would create an “Office of Election Crimes and Security” in Raul Labrador’s office. That would certainly be…

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The extremist branch of Idaho’s GOP is producing a moving experience

Many people have literally been moved by the ugly performance of Idaho’s Republican extremists in recent years. That is, significant…

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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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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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