All posts tagged "President Trump"

  • THE BUZZ: Post Portraitgate

    Community remains divided as council votes to return presidential portraits to town hall. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If a photo hanging on a wall isn’t news, the overflowing room at last night’s town council meeting suggested otherwise....

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • GUEST OPINION: Righting Ancient Wrongs

    Why Chief Washakie should have a place in town hall over Trump and Pence. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I am an immigrant from Zimbabwe. When I became a US citizen in the fall of 2000, the man...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Honor and Dishonor

    The danger of normalizing President Trump. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Mayor Pete Muldoon’s decision last week to replace the town hall portraits of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence with an image of Shoshone Chief...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: A Checkered Past

    Amid Comey chaos, lessons surface about the history of America’s Secret Police. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hundreds of people lined up in the marble hallways of a Senate office building, hoping to get one of the 88...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: A Storm Ensues

    People from across the country react to Muldoon’s presidential portrait switch. JACKSON HOLE, WY – After Mayor Pete Muldoon replaced town hall photos of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence with a photo of Chief...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • OPINION: Weighty Gestures

    The decision to remove presidential photos at town hall was ill-conceived. “All democracies are emerging democracies, in the sense that they are always in danger of sinking into bad habits of thinking and acting.”  – Anonymous JACKSON...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: When We Stop Paying Attention

    Andrew Jackson, President Trump, Hitler and the seeds of global fascism. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’m writing this week from North Carolina, the state that may be the center of our current illiberal, anti-democratic and yet ostensibly...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Reality Show Rally

    Populism, belonging, and inside jokes at Trump’s Pennsylvania rally. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s hard to know what to make of these post-election Trump rallies. The latest one, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was intended to celebrate his first...

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Civil Ills

    The Death of Freddie Gray and the future of police reform. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On a cold and rainy day shortly after the election, I interviewed Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis in his office overlooking the...

    • Posted April 25, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Reason Reigns

    People will march in the name of science and its inextricable link to life in Jackson Hole on Saturday. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Scientists are about to get rowdy. In response to President Trump gutting the ,Clean...

    • Posted April 18, 2017
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