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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.

Mansfield-Metcalf Takeaways

The target was easy: Republicans. They hate health care for the masses, and aren’t too keen on equality for women or LGBTs. They don’t like the...

An Additional ICYMI

Don can’t research all the columns and letters out there so I’d like to add something to his recent post. There’s a great program in the Northwest called WWAMI...

Power to the People, Not

  Two “net metering” bills died in committee in the Montana Senate and it appears the two pending in the Montana House are headed for the same...

The Good, The Bad, and the Stupid

It’s been a mixed bag at the Montana Legislature these past weeks. Some Republicans have sponsored good bills to go along with some really bad bills. Many of...

The State of the Fourth Estate

(Big welcome to Pete Talbot, who is writing his first post here.–Pogie) In the wake of “fat shaming” blog posts and criticism of the Montana...

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