7 reasons to be hopeful about America’s future

By   /  July 4, 2014  /  Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, National, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee Watchdog, Texas, Vermont  /  No Comments

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By Dustin Hurst and Andrew Collins | Watchdog.org
Things might be tough for America right now, but c’mon, there’s always hope. Though government continues to grow and invade personal and civil liberties by the day, we’re still America, the country founded on the idea of liberty, the nation with freedom enshrined in its founding documents.
So wipe those tears, [...]

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New Mexico shoots down drones for hunting

By   /  June 27, 2014  /  Alaska, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, State Government  /  No Comments

DEATH FROM ABOVE?: New Mexico is considering an outright ban of drones that are used to help hunters track down big game.

New Mexico’s Game Commission unanimously approved a proposal banning drones to help hunters track down big game.

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Why there’s a federal land dispute brewing out West

By   /  June 20, 2014  /  Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming  /  No Comments

WHOSE LAND IS THIS LAND? Unlike states in the East, vast swaths of acreage in the West is owned by the federal government.

A glance at a map showing the percentage of state land owned by the federal government shows a remarkable difference between the East and the West.

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A top Hillary Clinton foe for Democratic nod has a huge mouth problem

By   /  June 20, 2014  /  Montana, News  /  No Comments

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Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat, has a huge mouth problem.

No, the gregarious governor doesn’t have cavities, but rather he has a tough time controlling what comes out of the round orifice during television interviews on the hyper-partisan MSNBC.

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Montana examines ‘conservative’ option for more government-run health care

By   /  May 13, 2014  /  Montana, News  /  No Comments

BULLOCK: Feeling the heat for his opposition to Otter Creek Mine.

With the 2015 legislative session looming, state lawmakers and industry groups continue to discuss expanding government-run health care in Montana and have examined using a so-called “conservative” option to get there.

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Tester launches disingenuous attack on the Koch brothers

By   /  March 18, 2014  /  Montana, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

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By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
For some, ignorance is bliss, but for Democrat Jon Tester, it’s an important campaign tactic.
Sure, the second-term senator from Montana isn’t up for re-election until 2018, but that won’t stop him from using disingenuous attacks on the wealthy to scare his constituents into sending him campaign cash.
“Today, it looks like the billionaire Koch [...]

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