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Non-Partisan?

Non-Partisan?
ShareSome candidates for City Council call themselves ‘non-partisan.’  However, nearly all elections are partisan. Anyone who says they aren’t just doesn’t know contemporary politics or the definition of “partisan” (One who takes the side of or strongly supports a side, a party or another person).  Sadly, candidates who say they are non-partisan usually mean “I know...

Tree City?

Tree City?
Share  SPECIAL NOTE: The Dornix Park License Agreement will be on the agenda at the next Big Timber City Council Meeting November 7, 7pm at the SGCHS Cafeteria. Monday evening October 24th 2011 at the Dugout, the Big Timber City Council opened the door for more DNRC rules, more Arbor Day rules and celebrations, more matching funds, and more control over the property of its...

Dissent

Dissent
ShareLet’s make one thing clear, the First Amendment is not a “loophole.”  Politicians who want to avoid accountability want you to believe otherwise, and Montana’s media should be ashamed for going along with it.  The United States Supreme Court has made clear over and over the First Amendment affords the broadest protection to political expression.  Its purpose is to assure the...

BT City Council Election

BT City Council Election
Share SGCCI asked each candidate for Big Timber City Council to respond to four questions we think are important to voters. Here are their answers.  Answers from Randy Rembold Ward 1 Incumbent WHAT MOTIVES YOU TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE CITY COUNCIL? I want to give back to my community by continuing to service as a City Council member. Big Timber is a great place to live and raise a...

The Delphi Technique

The Delphi Technique
ShareIn the next few months many of us will be going to public meetings.  The issues will be far ranging and the attendees will be equally diverse.  One group that often attends meetings has learned a technique practiced by the Bolsheviks and honed to a science by Noam Chomsky and other radical progressives.  Some of you might have seen it in action.  All of us need to recognize it. ...