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They want to shoot you!

They want to shoot you!

Sometimes I forget that being the most outspoken liberal in the ultra-conservative Bitterroot Valley of Montana puts me on the Republican’s Most Hated List. For years I have been getting into the face of conservatives via my guest columns in the Missoulian, Ravalli Republic, and Bitterroot Star newspapers. This has generated some hate mail and […]

Greg Gianforte’s body slamming increased the Republican vote

Greg Gianforte’s body slamming increased the Republican vote

Did Republican Greg Gianforte’s body slamming, punching, and choking a liberal reporter actually help his standing with Montana Republicans? I say yes, and here’s my proof: I live in Ravalli County, and on the front page of today’s Ravalli Republic is a story about how the last-minute voter turnout was much higher than expected due […]

Hey Republicans: Look at what you won! (Part 4 of 7)

Hey Republicans: Look at what you won! (Part 4 of 7)

Marty’s photos of the day #2012-2013: Hey Republicans! Look at what you won! Your man Donald Trump has already promised to pull us out of the Paris Agreement, and the Keystone XL pipeline will soon be moving the dirtiest oil on the planet. Also on Trump’s list will be opening up the Arctic National Wildlife […]

The GOP thinks this is patriotic?

The GOP thinks this is patriotic?

So I have to hand it to my local newspaper, the Ravalli Republic. I live in Ravalli County, one of the most conservative counties in Montana. When I saw that the Ravalli Republic’s top story today was “Lt. Col. Allen West to speak at GOP fundraiser,” I was initially a little pissed. The story appeared […]

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