All posts tagged "politics"

  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Admiration and Ineludible Change

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Had someone told me a year ago that I would be minding the reins, even temporarily, of PJH Editor Robyn Vincent, I would have laughed. How could Robyn leave the amazing alternative weekly...

    • Posted August 30, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Not ‘Not Normal’

    Fetishizing the notion of normalcy is no way to condemn the Trump administration. I went down to the White House to see Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner give his excuses surrounding the meeting that he, Trump’s son, and...

    • Posted August 3, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Beast of Burden

    How our evolutionary makeup magnetizes us to the national political circus. Hunched over her smartphone, Chrissy Koriakin shakes her head in disbelief as she reads a tweet from President Donald Trump. Today, she broke her “media diet”...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: What is Patriotism?

    Sifting through American hypocrisy ahead of Independence Day. “Politics, as a practice, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.” – Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), a historian descended from family line of two U.S....

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: The People’s Town Hall

    Locals will talk politics Friday despite the absence of Wyoming’s congressional delegation. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In Jackson Hole, where Wyoming’s congressional delegation has yet to show up for a town hall meeting, those involved in the...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • 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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