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RICH BULEY: Money for death

Although the Iraq war seems to be a forgotten topic among the national news outlets and in Congress, the “Costs of War” project at Brown University has released a report has totaled up the human and financial costs of the Iraq war.

Remember, prior to the war, the Office of Management and Budget estimated that […]

RICH BULEY: McGovern walked the walk

A great American hero has passed, George McGovern. Mr. McGovern is most remembered for losing a landslide presidential election to Richard Nixon in 1972. Of course, shortly thereafter, the phrase “Don’t blame me, I voted for McGovern” became popular.

During the 1972 campaign, McGovern was unapologetic about his fervid opposition to the Viet Nam war […]

RICH BULEY: Romney family full of chickenhawks

Since tonight is the Presidential debate on foreign policy, I thought I’d write a little bit about how the Romneys are different from you and I. The Romney family is one of the few American families to never have had any of the males ever serve in the Armed Forces.

Mitt’s grandfather avoided WWI by […]

RICH BLUEY: Rehberg complaining about his own debt

Denny Rehberg stuck to his message at the Senate debate last night. He kept saying that we don’t have a taxing problem, we have a spending problem. We do have a spending problem and his name is Denny Rehberg. Rehberg voted continuously to fund the failed Iraq war during the Bush years. All of that […]

PAUL BOHAN: Referendums and Initiatives

I saw in the Missoulian that there were people who were going to challenge the validity of the Citizens United Ballot issue. Thank god some people are paying attention to our State Constitution. I wrote about this issue last fall and spoke about it in 2007 when our City Council tried to pass a similar […]