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Our View: The Tea Party's Over

Our View: The Tea Party's Over

The tea party’s disease is terminal. Rep. Raul Labrador had better jump ship and join the good guys before he becomes another casualty.

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Our View: Cheers and Jeers

Our View: Cheers and Jeers

CHEER

March 28, 2015 2:00 am(0)

Our View: Reformation Needed among GOP Flock

Our View: Reformation Needed among GOP Flock

Make no mistake about it. A church-like devotion to party loyalty is behind Idaho’s unacceptable level of corruption. It’s time for a reformation.

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Our View: The Do Nothing Gun Policy

Our View: The Do Nothing Gun Policy

It looked, for a fleeting moment, as if the GOP-dominated Legislature would finally adopt a reasonable tack this year on gun policy. Never min…

March 25, 2015 2:00 am Related (6)

Our View: Gov't Secrecy is Pervasive in Idaho

Our View: Gov't Secrecy is Pervasive in Idaho

Twenty-five years with little progress is unacceptable. It’s time Idaho, and its local governments, must stride into the 21st century and impr…

March 22, 2015 2:00 am Photos

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Our View: Cheers and Jeers

Our View: Cheers and Jeers

CHEER

March 21, 2015 2:00 am(7)

Our View: Don't Wage Class Warfare against Hunters, Anglers

Our View: Don't Wage Class Warfare against Hunters, Anglers

Idaho’s fish and elk belong to its people. But, thanks to politics rooted in gifts for the moneyed and connected, the Legislature is flirting …

March 18, 2015 2:15 am Related (0)

Our View: Don't Leave Boise until Work Is Done

Our View: Don't Leave Boise until Work Is Done

March 27. That’s the date state lawmakers plan to go home. And, like high school seniors staring down graduation, the arbitrary deadline is a …

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Our View: Risch, Crapo Antagonize Iran

Our View: Risch, Crapo Antagonize Iran

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch must care more about partisan demagoguery than his own political capital on the Intelligence and Foreign Relations committees.

March 11, 2015 2:00 am Photos

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Our View: The Slippery Slope of 'Parental Rights'

Our View: The Slippery Slope of 'Parental Rights'

Education should be the antithesis of indoctrination. But that very canon of critical mind creation is under assault throughout the country.

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Our View: Cheers and Jeers

CHEERS

March 07, 2015 2:00 am(0)

Our View: Simpson Finally Flouts the Tea Party

Our View: Simpson Finally Flouts the Tea Party

At least Idaho has one adult in the U.S. House of Representatives. It’s too bad his in-state colleague prefers the child-like, do-nothing petu…

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Endorsement: Stay the Course on TF School Levy

Endorsement: Stay the Course on TF School Levy

Eventually, taxpayers within Twin Falls School District will shout “enough’s enough” from the rooftops. But the March 10 supplemental levy ren…

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Our View: Anti-corruption Czar Needed, Independent a Must

Our View: Anti-corruption Czar Needed, Independent a Must

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s administration, at present, is ground zero for Idaho’s rampant cronyism and malfeasance. And placing a new corruptio…

March 02, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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