The official blog of the Montana Republican Party is back at its old tricks today, criticizing Monica Lindeen for her position on Iraq, and comparing it unfavorably with Denny Rehberg’s position. Lindeen’s response wasn’t exactly...

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It’s got to be convenient to not be bound by reason or logic. It seems the Burns campaign is worked up about John Morrison ‘politicizing a veteran’s rally at the Capitol yesterday. Sarah Pompei criticized Morrison for issuing a...

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Old news, but since most of it is fake, I figure there is no rush to read the E-brief. On April 20th, the brain trust there came up with this keen insight: Senator Baucus had some constituents arrested earlier this week. Why? They were protesting...

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just got a little stranger. Listed on the page is this disclaimer: An April 24 article about the U.S. Senate race in Montana misidentified a political scientist at Montana State University in Billings. He is Craig Wilson, not Craig Harris. The...

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An odd article in the Washington Post this morning suggests that Conrad Burns is bouncing back in the Senate race, despite being lower in the polls than he was six months ago. The author, Blaine Harden, seemed unaware that the Republican primary is...

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A Fresh Assessment on Iraq

Catching up on the Economist this evening, I came across an interesting description of a threat being used by the major opposition party in the Congolese elections. Referring to opposition leader Etienne Tshieskedi’s demand for more...

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Gwen Florio of the Tribune offers this analysis from Craig Wilson: Burns, who launched his campaign by disparaging Abramoff at every turn, now is resorting to the classic campaign tactic of the embattled incumbent — reminding people that “he...

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Conrad Burns: Family Man

Jennifer McKee continues her outstanding reporting on the corruption and cronyism that keeps swirling around Senator Burns. Ths time? A million dollar contract for a company that subsequently named both Senator Burns’ daughter, Keely, and a...

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Burns on Spending

Jason already highlighted Conrad’s hypocrisy during the debate last night, but one other quote from the Gazette’s coverage was telling. “The demand for spending comes from Americans,” Burns said. Responding to a question for...

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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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