All posts tagged "politics"

  • 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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  • 101514politics.leadschwartz
    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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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