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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...

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...

Argumentum Ad Hominem

Argumentum Ad Hominem
ShareWe are entering the silly season when politicians clamor for our attention and vote.  They and their minions will pronounce a variety of charges, denials, innuendos, attacks, defenses, and sometimes outright lies about their opponents.  One of the most commonly used weapons is “Argumentum Ad Hominem” or “argument against the person.” This is not necessarily a bad thing.  We elect...

ELECTION RESULTS

ELECTION RESULTS
ShareWard One Gary Johnson 149 Randy Rembold 144 There may be a recount Monday and there may be late mail arrivals postmarked on election day.  If there is a recount Randy Rembold will have to pay the costs. Ward Two Ron Thomas 207 Lori Minette-Harvey 126 We congratulate the winners of these races and thank them for their civic service.  We also thank Randy and Lori for their service...

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...

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...

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