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U.S. Representative – District 1 Race – Editorial

We Endorse Russ Fulcher for U.S. Representative, District 1 It is an easy call to endorse Russ Fulcher  to replace Congressman Raul Labrador. Russ has demonstrated time and again that exercising conservative values and taking principled stands is a successful formula to become one of the leaders of the conservative movement in Idaho.  Russ Fulcher […]

Vote May 15th!

Why Vote in a Primary? Why not just wait until November and vote when it really matters?  What’s so important about the primaries? Getting to Know the Candidates The primary provides a stage for the free and open exchange of ideas and opinions, which is fundamental to American democracy.  By paying attention during the campaign, […]

Politicians Bragging About a Mediocre Tax Cut?

With a budget surplus and massive Federal tax changes, the Governor and Legislator had the opportunity to implement major tax deductions but instead, decided to protect the status quo and dupe taxpayers into believing that they were getting tax cuts.  Politicians continue to brag about passing “the largest tax cut in Idaho history”.  If this […]

One Apple Orchard and 5,000 Government Rules

This past December, the National Review published an article about the trials and tribulations experience by a family run apple orchard in upstate New York.  As with most family farms, most of the real work lands in the fall, when the orchard is consumed with harvesting, as well as product sale and distribution. Unfortunately, that […]

We Believe It’s Time for a Change in Legislative Leadership

We believe it is time for a change in legislative leadership. We have the leaders of the House and Senate believing they can block your elected Senator and Representative from taking care of the interests of your district by blocking bills from being heard.  They also think that spending your tax dollars when there is a […]

No Free Corn

The following was recently seen on the Idaho Business Alliance website: by Steve Washam based on a telling by George Gordon Some years ago, about 1900, an old trapper from North Dakota hitchedup some horses to his Studebaker wagon, packed a few possessions–especially his traps–and drove south. Several weeks later he stopped in a small town […]

Harvard Professor: US Middle Class Hollowing

(Republished from MoneyNews.com) The United States is losing the global economic competition battle and the American middle class is fading, says Michael Porter, a professor of economy at Harvard. The decline of the American middle class is due to increasing regulatory costs, deteriorating infrastructure and declining skills of workers, Porter told CNBC. “America used to […]

Ronald Reagan on Free Enterprise

The following is reprinted from a more comprehensive blog post at the Lord Acton Power Institute Blog.