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Pastor's Corner

2020 This began as a pretty great year for me. I was having a lot of trouble reading, especially Hebrew and Greek which use dots as vowels. I had to squint a lot and could only read for about 15 minutes. So, in early March I had those cataracts remov...

 

Letters to the Editor

Margaret Thatcher's quote on ....Consensus. "The process of abandoning all beliefs ,principles,values,and policies in search of something in which no one believes,but to which no one objects;the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be...

 

THE FINANCIAL FOCUS

By Michael Vondra Work to Achieve Your Financial Independence Over the past few months, just about everyone has felt the loss of some type of freedom, whether it’s being able to travel, engage in social gatherings or participate in other...

 

Friends and Neighbors

The CSKT Compact that was approved by the 2015 Mt Legislature has become the most divisive issue that I have seen in my six decades of involvement. A Hearing was held by the US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on S 3019, CSKT on 6-24-20. Well, it...

 

Now is not the time to chill drug research and development

By Peter J. Pitts As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, all eyes are on the United States for smart strategies, treatments and a cure. The good news: Our biopharmaceutical companies have been working around the clock to deliver help as quickly as...

 
 By Harold Pease PhD    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

On Which Side do You Stand in This Revolution?

In the first American Revolution Americans roughly divided in three equal groups, Loyalists favored England, Patriots the Colonists, and another third too apathetic to help either side. The Patriots won because the apathetic third would not stand...

 

As the country celebrates its birth as a nation

As the country celebrates its birth as a nation, one of the most patriotic things Montanans can do is stand up and be counted--in the 2020 Census. Or, more accurately, go online and be counted. Or mail in the census form. Or chat with a census...

 

Pastor's Corner

A MAN AFTER GOD’S HEART David was called by God “a man after God’s own heart”. I like to read about David because he was a person who knew and understood God. Many of the things David writes about had not yet come to pass when David wrote the...

 

Letters to the Editor

Republican Legislative Leadership Disappointed by "Meeting" with Governor Bullock HELENA, Mont. - Last week, Republican Legislative Leadership sat down with Governor Bullock to discuss Montana’s failing economy and budget issues due to the...

 

China Can Find Criminals (Dissidents) in Seven Minutes

“If you have nothing to hide. You have nothing to fear!” This is the message governments have told their people from time immemorial, especially tyrants of socialist countries: Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mao Ze Dong and Pol Pot. All designed to paral...

 

Pastor's Corner

YOU CAN HELP! First, a word of apology for giving you the wrong title to Mark Twain’s book last week. The correct title is “Innocents Abroad” and the prophesy God gave about a stranger from a far away land proclaiming Israel’s poverty and des...

 

Letters to the Editor

Nancy, we could not wait until the last minute to cancel RIDE this summer. There’s a lot more to it than you realize in putting on an event like this. Our RIDE budget is over $100,000. Regardless of how you feel about the political side of...

 

On the Road to Red, We're Better Together

By MTGOP Chairman Don “K” Kaltschmidt Each time we cast a vote, we are shaping the future of our country. But never before in my lifetime has a vote been of higher consequence than it will on November 3rd. As we know, the socialist insurgence...

 

COVID-19 Exposes Imprudence of Age-Based School Structure

By Siri Fiske Many K-12 schools have been closed for over two months -- and people are understandably panicking about students "falling behind." Parents are frantically downloading curricula and buying workbooks off the shelves for homeschooling....

 

Candace Owens. "George Floyd is Not my Martyr. He May be Yours

“What I'm saying is not any defense for Derek Chauvin, I hope Derek Chauvin gets the justice that he deserves” and his family also for the way that he died. But, “George Floyd is not my martyr. He may be yours.” So said Candace Owens a black...

 

Abolish this Party!

Democrats have stood for slavery,segragation, and birthed the KKK. They say that their past is not relevant today ,as a cop out for past policy and behaviors towards others especially those of color. Their incoherence and hypocrisy aside, purge this...

 

Independence Day Fun Canceled?

Roundup has one of the best small-town 4th of July events and fireworks to be found. Everyone comes, some from miles around. There is a local pride and festive spirit. What a disappointment to read of this year’s lack of events. It is especially...

 

Pastor's Corner

Why Can’t We Get Along Once again, we find ourselves struggling to maintain some sort of a semblance of a civilized country. One act of anger, or hatred, or whatever it was, has turned the nation into a volatile powder keg. How does it happen so...

 

Letters to the Editor

I hope you all keep our fallen during battles for freedom in your thoughts this past Memorial day. This also must have reminded you that the Progressive Socialist party [former Democrat] did illegally impose a "Nanny state} on you and also House...

 

Embrace free trade to defeat COVID-19

By Philip Stevens At the 73rd World Health Assembly, public health officials from dozens of countries gathered virtually to discuss strategies to defeat COVID-19. One strategy worth pursuing? Tearing down trade barriers. Every country needs access...

 

What the Coronavirus did to the National Debt, Your Bill Exceeds $37,726

In March Congress added $2.3 trillion to the national debt with the stimulus package. Most were jubilant to receive a stimulus check. But what does this mean? Just to pay this back today would cost each taxpayer $18,863 (compare U.S. Debt Clocks...

 

Quorum Call: Don't Expect the Constitution to Stop Pelosi's House Hijinks

In mid-May, the US House of Representatives passed a resolution authorizing remote voting by proxy. Per the resolution, one congressperson may vote on behalf of up to ten others. In theory, as few as 40 of the House's 435 members could show up in...

 

THE THEFT OF OUR VESTED WATER RIGHTS ON BLM ADMINISTERED LANDS

Water rights in Montana have been the topic of much discussion and rulings, both legislatively and judicially, over the past 40 plus years. To say this has resulted in a totally confused mess would be an understatement. When the dust finally settled...

 

Pastor's Corner

CHANGES The world, and most importantly for us, our society is changing radically. Small changes we don’t seem to mind too much, but the changes now are coming at a fast pace and are scaring many. Because we live in a fallen world (well, you knew...

 

Letters to the Editor

I was asked a while ago, how long I thought the man-made Wuhan Chinese virus would be with us. And what was my definition of the Democrat party. The Wuhan virus is forever. When we allow ourselves to be released from the Draconian measures that...

 

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