All posts tagged "politics"
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
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
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
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
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