All posts tagged "politics"

  • 161130freespeech
    FREE SPEECH: Get Engaged

    How to effectively lobby your elected officials, even when you’re mad as hell. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Today, it seems there is enough political news to unnerve the most sanguine. An undercurrent of rage can be detected...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • 161123redneck
    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: The Trump Tirade

    We must not assume the traits we condemn. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A preacher was tired of the morally superior tone of his congregation. He told them, “If there was a drunken orgy in town, I would...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • 161116wth
    WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Gasping For Air

    Learning how to emerge from the rubble of political dissention. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In last week’s column, I predicted that Secretary Hillary Clinton would win the presidential election. Like most Americans, I was under the impression...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • 161102fromourreaders
    FROM OUR READERS

    Macker and Epstein Have the Right Stuff JACKSON HOLE, WY – Having attended almost all of the candidate forums, as well as having more than 40 years of local and state public service, I urge you to...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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  • don_trump_jr
    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
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  • Mr. Klump and Miss Fans, the music teacher, at a political rally. As you can see, there was great excitement in the air. (Photo: Gallopin’ Grandma)
    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
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  • 160831Redneck
    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
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  • 160120GuestOpinion
    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
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  • 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
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  • The new issue of Charlie Hebdo hits newsstands today with an estimated print run of more than three million copies (the paper’s normal run is 60,000). Translated into 16 languages, the ‘survivor issue’ cover features an image of the Prophet Muhammad holding a “Je suis Charlie” sign, and the words “Tout est pardonne,” or “All is forgiven.”
    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
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