All posts tagged "politics"

  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Whose Autocracy is it Anyway?

    Thirteen authoritarian jokes on America. I FBI Director James Comey was speaking to federal agents when news of his firing flashed across the television behind him. The regime blamed new Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and cited...

    • Posted May 17, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: From Skater to Hater

    Tracing Mike Flynn’s transformation from skater kid to conservative. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Unlike Milo Yiannopoulos, who lost everything at once, retired Gen. Michael Flynn wasn’t entirely ruined when he resigned as national security advisor on Feb....

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Getting Deep in DC

    Meet your new Washington watchdog unleashed in the nation’s capital. JACKSON HOLE, WY  – Democracy in Crisis is a new column designed to take the prefix “alt” back from a certain white nationalist movement, and hold the Donald...

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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