All posts tagged "politics"
Friess + Trump = ‘Civility’
Town council candidate organizes protest in response to Donald Trump, Jr.’s appearance today. Jackson Hole, WY — Mr. anti-Skittles is coming to town. Donald Trump, Jr., son of presidential candidate Donald Trump, will appear at a fundraising...
- Posted October 3, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Middle School Mudslinging
Eighth graders get a lesson in political warfare. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It was a very long time ago when a group of cavemen picked up some rocks and old dinosaur bones and threw them at a...
- Posted September 28, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Politicos Mean Business
Local candidates get serious about important issues at Hog Island forum. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At a Hog Island question-answer session I chatted with local candidates about complex issues facing our community. I questioned commissioner candidate Nikki...
- Posted August 31, 2016
GUEST OPINION: The Right Way to Play
The power of engaging in local politics Jackson, WY – It’s a moment that changed the trajectory of my life, and like other important moments in my life, it took place at a dive bar. My wife...
- Posted January 19, 2016
COWBOY POLITICS: Christensen votes down Medicaid expansion and other news from the State Legislature
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The Wyoming Senate put a nail in the coffin of Medicaid expansion for Wyoming for another year, as the Legislature wrapped up the fourth week of the eight-week 2015 session last Friday. Bill...
- Posted February 10, 2015
GUEST OPINION: Condemn ignorance, not race or religion
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – In light of recent events that rocked France this past week, I felt compelled to share my thoughts as a non-judgmental French person, open to all religions and all races, an immigrant myself....
- Posted January 13, 2015
PULSE ON POLITICS: House District 23
Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The race for Keith Gingery’s open seat in the State House features two former Teton County commissioners, Democrat Andy Schwartz and Republican Jim Darwiche. Both men admitted they have been looking for a...
- Posted October 14, 2014
PULSE ON POLITICS: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum
Ed Cheramy kicked off the county Tea Party forum at the Virginian with the declaration that this would not be some kind of circus where candidates were surprised by questions that might encourage them to think beyond...
- Posted October 8, 2014
PulseOnPolitics: June 18
Meet the candidates Jackson Hole, Wyoming – This week begins The Planet’s political coverage for 2014. Several races at the city, county and state level could determine the direction of the body politic for the next two...
- Posted June 17, 2014
Pro-Israel Demonstration Looks a Little Lonely
Three lonesome demonstrators showed their support for Israel on Monday on the northwest corner of Broadway and Buffalo Way. I dropped by to show some support and to chat for a while. Though I’m a big fan...
- Posted May 23, 2011