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    Thank commission for resistance to corridor put under U.N./feds

    I write just to thank you for the official, public show of resistance you have put forth before the people of Idaho, out to the nation, and to the conglomerate of bureaucratic agencies involved, concerning the proposal that the Lochsa River corridor area be placed under one more, nice-sounding arm of UN/federal control.

    September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
    

    Medicaid Expansion opens the front door to better health

    There is more than enough evidence that Medicaid Expansion opens the door to better health outcomes by providing greater access to ambulatory care, increased availability and adherence to prescription medications, increases in testing for diabetes, high cholesterol, and screening for cervical, prostate, and breast cancer.

    September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
    

    Social media tearing social structures apart

    The Ministry of Truth is constructed of nothing but lies. Social media is tearing social structures apart and are part of the collusion. These gatekeepers and politically correct intolerant haters are triggering the public to delirium.

    September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

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Thank commission for resistance to corridor put under U.N./feds

I write just to thank you for the official, public show of resistance you have put forth before the people of Idaho, out to the nation, and to the conglomerate of bureaucratic agencies involved, concerning the proposal that the Lochsa River corridor area be placed under one more, nice-sounding arm of UN/federal control.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Medicaid Expansion opens the front door to better health

There is more than enough evidence that Medicaid Expansion opens the door to better health outcomes by providing greater access to ambulatory care, increased availability and adherence to prescription medications, increases in testing for diabetes, high cholesterol, and screening for cervical, prostate, and breast cancer.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Social media tearing social structures apart

The Ministry of Truth is constructed of nothing but lies. Social media is tearing social structures apart and are part of the collusion. These gatekeepers and politically correct intolerant haters are triggering the public to delirium.

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Lochsa effort forces govt. redundancy upon our taxpayers

The Lochsa effort forces another governmental redundancy upon our taxpayers. The summary paragraph in the proposal is revealing. Current uses are styled as “modern intrusions” that “impose visual, auditory and physical disturbances.”

September 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

What’s in a name? Clarifying meaning behind political labels

With the campaign season in full swing, terms get regularly thrown around regarding this candidate or that issue. But I’ve experienced that too many people don’t know what these terms actually mean. So, I thought I’d provide “nutshell” definitions, based on my ongoing education and my experience in politics, for a few of the most common terms in the interest of promoting clarity.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Historic designation may have unintended consequences

Please oppose the application to make 700,000 acres of the Lochsa River corridor a Traditional Cultural Place (TCP) by the Idaho State Preservation Office’s “Historic Sites Review Board” who administer the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Prosecution needed for trail devastation

Whoever was involved in this abomination needs to be prosecuted to the full extend of local and federal laws, period, and made to pay for the restoration out of their own resources, now!

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Medicaid Expansion: The right, responsible thing to do

When voters consider expanding Medicaid to Idaho’s Gap Population (those who make too little for federal subsidies and too much for state assistance), it’s more than being compassionate to Idaho’s working poor. A recent Milliman study confirms that Idaho’s economy will be strengthened, and taxpayers’ dollars will be used more efficiently and effectively.

September 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
  

Fake headlines mislead those who don’t pay attention

Fake headlines mislead those who do not pay attention or understand the issues as apparent by the recent letters to the editor. Case in point, the Aug. 22 Tribune…I mean the Free Press headline declaring “MVSD board votes to return more than $400k to patrons.”

September 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
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