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The Presidential handoff from Trump

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Friends, The Blue Wave book club read “The Fifth Risk” by Michael Lewis last year detailing the presidential handoff from Obama to Trump.  This article in the Atlantic discusses the damage Trump could do to the office of the Presidency before he leaves if he does lose the election. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/08/other-way-trump-could-destroy-next-presidency/615130/ It’s a must read even […]

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Graybill best choice for attorney general

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When we vote for Montana’s next attorney general, we’re choosing our attorney, our chief legal officer, and defender of our remarkable constitution. It’s an important position that is responsible for upholding our rights to a clean and healthful environment, individual dignity, privacy, equitable public education, freedoms of religion, assembly, speech, press, and our right to […]

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Trumps words, actions meant only for his re-election

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We’ve known for almost four years that Trump, ignorant and absence of care for constituents, is unquestionably the worst president in history. We now know the particular, horrendous, unimaginable aspects of his presidency. We’re fortunate with the brilliant book, “Too Much and Never Enough,” by Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, a clinical psychology PhD, year of […]

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Action needed to protect legacy of state’s rivers

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By MAC MINARD Guest columnist Here in Montana, our rivers and streams support almost every facet of a long-standing and cherished way of life. Montana’s waterways provide a living for hundreds of business owners and their employees in the guiding and outfitting industry, which is a large part of the state’s $7.1 billion outdoor recreation […]

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Rosendale can’t hide from record, elect Williams

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Matt Rosendale is a perfect example of disingenuous politicians re-writing their records to get elected. He has a long, horrible record on public lands, openly declaring while in the Montana Legislature that he favored transfer of public lands to the state, where they would be sold off, as Montana couldn’t care for them. He voted […]