Sunday, March 26, 2023

Brent Regan

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Updated 2 days, 12 hours ago

OPINION: The Shirtist

Once upon a time there was a peaceful town that was a true American melting pot; a cross section of races, relig...

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Presumption of guilt

Innocent until proven guilty is a fundamental legal principle that has its roots in sixth century Roman law which provides that the proof rests with the accu...

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Institutional racism of public education

“Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.” – Thomas Sowell

Updated 4 months ago
OPINION: Hate speech or speech they hate

Our society is besieged by a small but vocal group of self-appointed arbiters of what is acceptable to utter in the public square. Should you dare cross some...

Updated 4 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Election confidence

On Jan. 2, 2021 the Citizens Committee for Election Integrity convened with the mission to “concisely articulate the minimum standards for free, fair, and ho...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Urban renewal district, a city council's evil twin

Urban renewal districts are beloved by planners, bureaucrats, and developers as a way to secure “free money” for massive projects that the taxpayer may other...

Updated 6 months ago
COMMENTARY: Work not woke

Election season is upon us (again) and the air is full of so many claims, accusations and outright lies.

Updated 6 months, 1 week ago
COMMENTARY: Protect the innocent

If you want to witness a small miracle, the next time friends or family are visiting with their weeks to months old infant, hold the child so that they can s...

Updated 6 months, 2 weeks ago
COMMENTARY: The dog that didn't bark

As in the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle story “Silver Blaze,” sometimes the best clues are things that didn’t happen.

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
COMMENTARY: Student Loans vs. PPP

The Biden administration and their friends in the media are pushing the notion that it is okay to forgive student debt because the government forgave PPP debt.

Updated 7 months ago
COMMENTARY: School levy facts

This coming Tuesday Aug. 30 there is a School Plant Facilities Reserve Fund Levy Election that would authorize the Coeur d’Alene School District No. 271 Boar...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
COMMENTARY: Trafficking hate

We are emotional creatures and the majority of what happens in our brains happens in the subconscious, or child mind. The vast majority of our decisions are ...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
COMMENTARY: The cancer of anonymity

The first 10 amendments to our Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights enumerates several rights. Some call these “Constitutional Rights” but they are i...

Updated 7 months, 3 weeks ago
COMMENTARY: Elephant Metamorphosis

There are two types of people who get into politics; those that are called to serve and those that desire to rule. The natural evolution of governmental syst...

Updated 8 months ago
COMMENTARY: A bad idea that sounds good

In 2021, Idaho spent $8,376 per student per year. With 25 students per class that is $209,400 per classroom where the average teachers wage is $51,901. Allow...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
COMMENTARY: New Moon rising

The Idaho Republican Party’s (IDGOP) biennial convention, held in Twin Falls, wrapped up last Saturday under new leadership with the election of Dorothy Moon...