It’s hard not to love this story at the Button Valley Bugle about the efforts of the good legislators in Wyoming to protect the state in the event of a nuclear holocaust or zombie attack. Hell, they’re even willing to consider purchasing an aircraft carrier.
Pete Talbot makes the case for someone taking the responsibility to ensure that the Bakken boom is handled sustainably and responsibly as potential exploration sites across the state grow.
Montana Cowgirl took a look at the staggering incompetence of the TEA Party-led county commission “leading” Ravalli County.
D Gregory Smith wondered why Dennis Rehberg seems far to busy to meet with his constituents but has the time to cultivate secretive donations for his campaign. Perhaps he was too busy making jokes about drunks on the water.
Rob Natelson over at the Electric City weblog offered another example of what passes for conservative jurisprudence these days in his effort to defend the Citizens United decision. This passage is just too good to be believed. Natelson writes, “right now, citizens who use the corporate form have their First Amendment rights back.” I wonder if citizens using the canine form will soon have the right to express their rights as well.
The Montanafesto blog outed Yellowstone County Republican chair and sometimes TEA Party activist Jennifer Olsen as another anonymous online troll.
jhwygirl offered her own dissent to the Supreme Court’s decision in PPL v Montana, writing that now, “if you can’t float a boat, it’s up for sale to the highest bidder.”
Have a great week everyone.