Sunday, March 26, 2023

Jim Jones

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Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago

OPINION: Extremist GOP legislators are at it again, attacking our public libraries

The claim that Idaho librarians are dispensing pornography and other harmful materials to kids fell flat last ye...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Americans can honor veterans by doing their democracy homework

Every year on Nov. 11, Americans gather at Veterans Day observations to honor and thank America’s veterans for their service to the country. It is certainly ...

Updated 6 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: A compliment to Raul Labrador for wanting to learn about Idaho water

It may seem out of place for the treasurer of one candidate for Attorney General to compliment the other candidate, but water law and policy is so vital to t...

Updated 7 months ago
OPINION: AG candidates disagree on ER care

On Aug. 2, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed its first-in-the-nation suit against a state law preventing women from receiving necessary emergency ca...

Updated 7 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Idaho Freedom Foundation misinforms about the education initiative

The ill-named Idaho Freedom Foundation, which essentially owns and operates the extremist branch of today’s Republican Party, wants to destroy the Gem State’...

Updated 7 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Judge them by their actions, not their words

Members of Idaho’s Congressional delegation would probably not receive any heroism awards for their actions relating to the PACT Act, also known as the “burn...

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: A Moon waxes as a Luna wanes

The present-day Republican Party has revealed who it really is and it ain’t pretty. Many of us thought that Tom Luna was way too far to the right, but the ne...

Updated 9 months ago
OPINION: Minidoka reminds us to remain vigilant against racial injustice

The camp was one of 10 established in the Western states in 1942 to imprison Japanese Americans.

Updated 9 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: Idaho's founders put a high priority on gun safety and responsibility

The foremost responsibility of today's gun owners is to safeguard the rights and safety of those who live among them.

Updated 10 months ago
OPINION: We can pay respect to our fallen by being better Americans

Memorial Day is a time set aside for Americans to honor and mourn U.S. military personnel who died in service to their country.

Updated 10 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: Freedom Foundation's bark is worse than its bite

Most Idaho Freedom Foundation-supported statewide candidates were defeated

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Idaho desperately needs help from its independent voters on May 17

Article 1, section 19 of the Idaho Constitution boldly proclaims: “No power, civil or military, shall at any time interfere with or prevent the free and lawf...

Updated 10 months, 3 weeks ago
OPINION: People should not be discouraged from exercising their lawful rights

We often hear of folks who take advantage of tax breaks that some would view as unfair, but they can’t be faulted if the law specifically provides for the br...

Updated 11 months ago
OPINION: The IPTV debates have disclosed the serious candidates

The Idaho Public Television debate among the three Republican candidates for attorney general produced some unsettling takeaways. For one, it appeared that A...

Updated 11 months, 1 week ago
OPINION: The attorney general debate should worry Gov. Brad Little

The Idaho Public Television debate among the three Republican candidates for attorney general produced some unsettling takeaways. For one, it appeared that A...

Updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago
OPINION: Running the state’s largest law firm takes a proven, courageous leader

Raul Labrador recently expressed some crankiness toward me for questioning his understanding of what the Idaho Attorney General’s job duties are. Based on wh...