Category - Labor

Dear Steve Daines, Socialism is not just when the government does anything that you find to be disagreeable. Montanans are very upset that you haven’t delivered for them Senator Daines, your empty rhetoric about the wall, your agreement with...

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Some mighty bad bills

Yesterday, I highlighted a number of good bills making their way through the 2019 Montana Legislature. But there is a slew of bad bills kicking around the Capitol halls and as promised, I’m posting some that really stick out. It pains me...

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So many bills, so little time

The first couple of weeks at the Montana Legislature tend to be mellow: organizational meetings, housekeeping bills and sung praises of bipartisanship. In the third week, the merde hits the fan. There are hundreds of bills making their way to...

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People are dying from lack of healthcare because our leaders have chosen, against our wishes, to take the no-dying option (UHC) off the table. Every other OECD nation has universal health care (UHC), pays far less as a share of GDP (or in absolute...

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Beware the Race Reductionist

A HOSTAGE SITUATION has emerged on the left. And progressive policies like “Medicare for All,” a $15 minimum wage, free public education, a “Green New Deal,” and even net neutrality, are the captives. The captors? Bad-faith claims of bigotry. Beware...

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Candidate Spotlight: Lee Bridges for HD 92

Written by Lee Bridges “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” That’s a quote by Margaret Mead that I have embraced all my adult life...

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