Author - Pete Talbot

'Papa’ Pete Talbot is first and foremost a grandfather to five wonderful grandchildren. Like many Montanans, he has held numerous jobs over the years: film and video producer, a partner in a marketing and advertising firm, a builder and a property manager. He’s served on local and statewide Democratic Party boards. Pete has also been blogging at various sites for over a decade. Ping-pong and skiing are his favorite diversions. He enjoys bourbon.

Hedge fund journalism

It’s bad news for Montanans who get their news from Montana newspapers. Lee Enterprises, owner of five papers in Montana, is purchasing another 30 daily...

Let’s starve the kids

The Republican administration wants to trim 700,000 people from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps. Ninety-seven percent...