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The Real Scandal

The Real Scandal
ShareNearly all citizens regard transparency in government as a cornerstone for accountability. Why? Because history shows that if lawmakers have a blank check and police powers, they tend toward tyranny, not self-restraint. Government restraints are enshrined in the Constitution, a response to the historical abuses of the British crown (click here). Conversely, protections for private...

A Victory

A Victory
ShareThe Voters Won! It isn’t about the money.  The Liberal machine has been circumventing donation limits since they put them in place.  It is about our free speech and economic freedom.  Trying to take the money out of politics sounds nice but it is like to trying  to take the money out of professional sports-it’s a noble endeavor but not practical or realistic or even...

Trial Lawyers Running Montana?

Trial Lawyers Running Montana?
Share LR119 Reduces Influence of Special Interest Money Over Montana’s Court by  Senator Joe Balyeat (R-Belgrade) A recent Tribune editorial criticized my referendum to reform Montana’s Supreme Court – LR119. LR119 provides broader statewide Court representation – Each of the seven justices would be elected from seven different regions. In truth, LR119 is not so much an attempt to make...

Billings Gazette Two Face

Billings Gazette Two Face
ShareWHY TWO DIFFERENT TITLES FOR THE SAME ARTICLE? THIS IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF MEDIA SPIN. The first headline in the paper was: “JUDGE UPHOLDS STATE LIMITS ON CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS”  (Saturday Billings Gazette Headline P.1) The second headline in the online edition was: “JUDGE BLOCKS MORE MONTANA CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS”  (Saturday Billings Gazette online...

Round Two

Round Two
ShareIn round one of legal fight against Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock and his bullies at the Office of Political Practices, the people of Montana lost.  The Montana Supreme Court upheld laws that are obviously in violation of recent federal Supreme Court decisions.  But that was just the first round. Today (Friday February 24), American Tradition Partnership (ATP) State...

Obama vs. Catholicism & the Army UP...

Obama vs. Catholicism & the Army UPDATED!!!
ShareThe history of this nation includes many events when religious organizations supported political causes.  Some, like the prohibition movement,  have been ill-advised and relegated to the trash heap of naive ideas.   Others, like women’s suffrage, changed the United States and the world.  Rarely has any American political group attacked churches for their moral positions, but...

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