5 Things We Learned from Wayne Hoffman’s Lawsuit

1. It’s not about protecting taxpayers: Hoffman, the president of the Idaho Freedom Foundation, is suing the Boise School District over $35,000 of expenditures. To put that in perspective, if the state’s education budget was a $100 bill in...

An appalling act of violence

On Thursday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 am, a fire was discovered at the Planned Parenthood facility in Pullman, Wash. Authorities quickly concluded it was arson. The building was destroyed. This act of violence follows the release of a series of deceptive...

Look Who’s Suing Boise Schools

Here’s a shout-out to the Idaho Freedom Foundation. I know we mess with you guys a lot, but genuine props for letting this man represent you in a court of law.                 Click here for more...

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5 Things We Learned from Wayne Hoffman’s Lawsuit

1. It’s not about protecting taxpayers: Hoffman, the president of the Idaho Freedom Foundation, is suing the Boise School District over $35,000 of expenditures. To put that in perspective, if the state’s education budget was a $100 bill in...

An appalling act of violence

On Thursday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 am, a fire was discovered at the Planned Parenthood facility in Pullman, Wash. Authorities quickly concluded it was arson. The building was destroyed. This act of violence follows the release of a series of deceptive...

Look Who’s Suing Boise Schools

Here’s a shout-out to the Idaho Freedom Foundation. I know we mess with you guys a lot, but genuine props for letting this man represent you in a court of law.                 Click here for more...

Grandfather of 17 Says Kids Should Go Hungry

Idaho politicians say the darnedest things. Sometimes offensive, sometimes abhorrent, but always cringe worthy, Idaho’s elected officials have a gift of making crass comments. But even including the bottom of the bucket’s top tier of...

Trump’s on Crapo’s mind

Donald Trump has called women fat pigs, slobs, dogs and disgusting animals. He’s called Mexican citizens rapists. So what does Idaho’s senior Senator say about Donald Trump? “He is talking about the issues in a way people from all...

Let the Poor Die on the Floor

Nothing says American exceptionalism like people dying on the floors of our hospitals. As a nation, we invented the first powered aircraft, fought and won two world wars, defeated Polio and built the wealthiest society in world history. But...

Idaho to Entrepreneurs: Beat It

Do you dream big? Are you pursuing the American dream? Got a great idea you want to develop? Idaho is not for you. Why? Because Idaho Legislators are ignoring the plight of their most creative constituents. The bottom line is, unless you’re...

They’re coming for our land

You’ve probably heard the sales pitch by now: Idaho won’t be whole until it seizes control of its federal lands. As Better Idaho (among many, many others) has made perfectly clear, the transfer of public lands is the tea party’s...

The Sagebrush Rebellion II has gone up in smoke

Just in case there was any confusion that the push to take away Americans’ public lands is a really, really bad idea, Mother Nature eliminated all doubt. In the most recent version of the Sagebrush Rebellion being pedaled by tea party...

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