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Brent Regan

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Updated 1 week, 1 day ago

OPINION: Multiplication of division

America is divided. Ask most anyone and they would likely agree. However, you may not get consensus on the reason …

Updated 8 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Pattern of deception

A large portion of what we call “intelligence” is pattern recognition. Patterns of sounds are recognized as words or music. Patterns of symbols are written lan…

Updated 9 months ago
OPINION: Fear is the mind killer

Author Frank Herbert understood that fear can paralyze the body and prevent rational thought. Unlike the basic drives like reproduction, eating and status, fea…

Updated 9 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Fact check

"The mission of the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee (KCRCC) is to enhance freedom and prosperity by promoting fiscally and socially conservative c…

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Democrat chaos

An accountant friend would tell a story of the 1980 Savings and Loan collapse. He attended a meeting where the board members watched a presentation recommendin…

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Affordable Idaho

[SARCASM LOCK ON] Reclaim Idaho has a brilliant plan to deal with Idaho’s drug, crime, and homelessness problems while making housing more affordable for ever…

Updated 10 months ago
OPINION: Stockholm Idaho

Imagine an office size cage containing four monkeys. In the center of the cage is a stepladder and above that is a bunch of bananas suspended by a cord from th…

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Cancel culture cancer

Should saying something derogatory about a group of people cause a person’s professional life to be ruined? If someone utters a racial, sexual or ethnic slur, …

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: 2024 Idaho Presidential Caucus

During the last legislative session the Secretary of State Phil McGrane pushed legislation to move the Presidential Primary from March to May. Unfortunately th…

Updated 11 months ago
OPINION: Ad Hominem Ad Nauseam

The Idaho Republican Party is in the midst of a shift from the established power elites to the grassroots base. The reason for this is simple; the voters have …

Updated 11 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Trump redux

In December 2015 I wrote an article that made the case for a likely Trump victory in 2016. I submitted it to our local paper and it was rejected as a “ridiculo…

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Power vs. Base

“Did you exchange a walk on part in the war for a lead role in a cage” Roger Walters, Pink Floyd Because of mining, ranching, farming and timber, 50 years ag…

Updated 11 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Republican summer meeting

The Idaho Republican Party wrapped up a very successful summer meeting held at the Living Waters Ranch in Challis. The facilities were superior, the food delic…

Updated 11 months, 4 weeks ago
OPINION: Wannabe Republican

George Orwell notoriously observed that language controls thought and thought controls action. If you can control the words, you can control people. If there a…

Updated 1 year ago
OPINION: Too far

Neuroscientists will tell you that the prefrontal cortex, the part of the human brain responsible for impulse control, prioritizing, planning and generally mak…

Updated 1 year ago
OPINION: Primary solution

Earlier this year the legislature, with the approval of the governor, disenfranchised ALL Idaho voters from the 2024 Presidential Primary. The plan was to move…