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CHUCK MALLOY — Simpson: Trump has delivered on promises

July 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm

Three weeks before the 2016 presidential election, Congressman Mike Simpson declared that his party’s nominee for president, Donald Trump, was “unfit” to hold the office.That sort of thing doesn’t happen in presidential elections, but Simps...

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Book Review: TIMEWORN TRAVELS by Tyler Benak

July 10, 2019 at 1:00 am

Psychiatrist Dr. Charles Barker has just moved his practice from New York City to a small town not far north of Albany. Most of his books are still unpacked beneath waiting shelves. A new patient, Lewis Fuller, is waiting quietly in the out...

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Idaho Dems say socialist agenda won’t work

July 08, 2019 at 10:10 am

Former Idaho Democratic congressmen Walt Minnick, Larry LaRocco and Richard Stallings are not on the front lines of this presidential campaign. But they have better thoughts about what it will take for a Democrat to win the White House than...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Risch exercises influence where it counts

July 02, 2019 at 4:40 pm

President Trump, with many of his bombastic comments, makes it easy for so many people to dislike Donald Trump, “the man.” And for the “Never-Trumpers” of this world, it’s easy to forget — or outright deny — that Trump happens to be preside...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Pelosi says ‘no’ to Fulcher and border security

June 25, 2019 at 3:42 pm

While most of the nation’s talking heads were focused on President Trump, and whether he would accept dirt on his opponents from foreign sources, Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher was working on other priorities.He was meeting with House Speak...

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Book review: INVISIBLE by Stephen L. Carter

June 24, 2019 at 1:00 am

The first few pages of this book read like a two-bit novel of the 1930’s, but it’s a true story of the eventual arrest and conviction of “Lucky Luciano,” the crime boss of all New York City at that time– “the untouchable”.The black woman la...

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Here’s a job that only punching bags can like

June 17, 2019 at 9:29 am

If there were a television program titled, “Worst Jobs in American Politics,” the chairmanship of Idaho’s Republican Party would be sure to make the list – if the series lasted long enough to get to that segment.Here’s a quick job descripti...

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CHUCK MALLOY: Rep. Scott: Legislators are ‘bought-n-paid-for’

June 12, 2019 at 11:11 am

As State Rep. Heather Scott of Blanchard sees it, the legislative process is corrupt, committee chairs are abusing their power and legislators have been “bought-n-paid-for” by lobbyists and special interests.So much for winning popularity c...

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June 03, 2019 at 10:51 am

If you pay attention to what you read and hear about the national rankings, you might think that our public schools are in the water hazard.In Idaho, the funding is low, test scores are horrible and the go-on rate for graduating seniors sti...

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Book Review: THE LINE BECOMES A RIVER by Francisco Cantú

June 03, 2019 at 11:17 am

Francisco Cantú grew up in west Texas, where his mother worked as a park ranger in the Guadalupe Mountains National Park. He is a US citizen, fluent in both Spanish and English.He studied international relations in Washington DC but wanted ...

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