Liars, Cowards, and Idaho’s GOP

In a Democracy, transparency matters. Honesty matters. Having elected officials who adhere to these basic principals matters. And when leadership is complicit in the face of corruption, working against transparency, in support of lying politicians...

All Hands On Deck to Stop the Reckless Con Con

TL;DR: Call your Senator today, tell them “vote no on SCR 108” Find your Senator here —>   Idaho Republicans are falling in line with a well-funded, out-of-state conservative effort to call an Article V convention to open up the U.S. Constitution...

Labrador rattled by question about holding town hall meeting

Congressman Raul Labrador has been unwilling to hold a town hall meeting to meet with constituents and hear their concerns. Better Idaho attended the Boise Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday to hear the Congressman speak. After chatting with...

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Senator Mike Crapo and Congressman Raul Labrador support Jeff Sessions despite his known lies

Liars, Cowards, and Idaho’s GOP

In a Democracy, transparency matters. Honesty matters. Having elected officials who adhere to these basic principals matters. And when leadership is complicit in the face of corruption, working against transparency, in support of lying politicians...

All Hands On Deck to Stop the Reckless Con Con

TL;DR: Call your Senator today, tell them “vote no on SCR 108” Find your Senator here —>   Idaho Republicans are falling in line with a well-funded, out-of-state conservative effort to call an Article V convention to open up the U.S. Constitution...

GOP Hypocrisy Exposed

Idaho’s Republican-controlled Legislature and its mind boggling priorities demonstrate again and again that they put bizarre policies over protecting hard-working Idahoans and their families. Here are a few shining example from recent days. On...

Manwaring wants less access to the ballot box

Rep. Dustin Manwaring, R-Pocatello, is new to the Idaho Legislature this session. The freshman representative introduced a bill to limit early voting statewide in Idaho. The bill is now headed to the House floor. In our progressive dreams we wish to...

Meh, who needs the Constitution anyway?

The Senate State Affairs committee printed a resolution Wednesday calling for a Constitutional Convention.  Dismantling the Constitution is a pretty insane idea at this hour. Corruption and behemoth instability in D.C. should be reason enough for...

Not our new normal

On how to move forward  1. Treat every poisoned word as a promise. When a bigoted blusterer tells you he intends to force members of a religious minority to register with the authorities believe him and get organized.  2. Treat people like adults...

Think Your Vote Doesn’t Matter in Idaho? Think Again.

We’ve seen extremely close local races around the state, and these races can have a direct impact on your life. Idaho is experiencing huge numbers in new voter registration as well as new highs in voter turnout this year. While numbers don’t...

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