Montana Politics

A Bit of Data Rick Hill Will Certainly Be Ignoring


According to the Legislative Fiscal Division, oil permits are increasing dramatically in Montana:


In fact, in the first half of 2012 alone, Montana issued almost as many oil permits as it did in all of 2011.

Now, these facts don’t mesh with Mr. Hill’s relentless negativity about Montana, but then again, little else seems to.

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Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba is an eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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