All posts tagged "Trump"

  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: DeMinted Constitutional Convention?

    A prominent conservative signs on to change the Constitution. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the early years of the Obama era, then-Senator Jim DeMint embodied a series of contradictions in the American character. The hard-jawed and bitter-faced...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • GUEST OPINION: Jackson Hole Divided

    Portraitgate may be over but partisan politics are here to stay. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday, the Jackson Town Council took up the issue of the decoration of town hall. Although it was not on the...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Washakie Trumps Trump in Town Hall

    When a picture really is worth a thousand words. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For those stunned at America’s mounting political maelstrom, perhaps a small symbolic gesture will temporarily alleviate the pain. Jackson Mayor Pete Muldoon and Vice...

    • Posted June 9, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Protected Ideals

    Study refutes Trump administration’s claim that monuments are a liability to communities. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Public lands: a boon for communities in the New West or a bane to our existence? With the value of nature-related...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Reinventing the Underground, Part 1

    A countercultural exorcism and its missing young participants. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, poet and provocateur Ed Sanders shouted, “Out demons, out!” his arms raised in clenched fists above his...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Liberal Soul Searching

    Montana’s special election begs the question, with weak opponents, why do Democrats keep losing? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Fair and square, Greg Gianforte prevailed in Montana’s special congressional election, held to fill the lone House seat vacated...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Trump, Erdoğan, and Oppression

    Lessons from Turkey’s populist regime. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I fucked up on Twitter last week when sending out a story I wrote about Kurds and other activists who were attacked by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s security forces...

    • Posted May 24, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Endangered Courage

    Republicans of the West are on a perilous path riding for the Trump brand. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Pretending they were cowboys, Vice President Mike Pence, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and U.S. Sen. Steve Daines of Montana...

    • Posted May 17, 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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  • THE NEW WEST: The Silent Majority

    Who in the GOP has the courage to challenge Trump’s lies? JACKSON HOLE, WY – So our beloved country has reached the point of insanity emanating from the very top—a sitting American president making allegations in the...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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