Marriage Isn’t for Everyone

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After the Supreme Court decided U.S. v. Windsor and Perry v. Hollingsworth earlier this year, I remained optimistic about the fact that I would live in a state where gay marriage was illegal. I even remember telling one of my gay law school buddies that Idaho would be the last state to recognize gay marriage. Little did I know, plans were being laid to overturn the gay marriage ban in Idaho.Two weeks ago, four lesbian couples filed a lawsuit in Federal District court in Boise. The … [Read more...]

Obamacare, Student Loans, and the Future of the Republican Party

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If you went to college, you probably have student loans.  This year nearly 2/3 of all college graduates will graduate with debt.  It has become a common reality for many young people to take out student loans to fund their education.  But, while student loans are allowing more people to attend college, the federal government is also using them as a way to pay for Obamacare.Here is how it works: In 2010, Congress passed the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).  The bill included a provision which … [Read more...]

Stop Judging Libertarian Mormons

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Gregg Collett is the father of 10 children and a Libertarian candidate for District 11, Position A of the Idaho House of Representatives.  He relies upon Medicaid to pay for his children’s medical expenses.  He is also a Mormon.  So does that make him a hypocrite? Here is how he answered the question.  “Am I a hypocrite for participating in programs that I oppose? If it was that simple, and if participation demonstrated support, then of course. But, my reason for participation in government pro … [Read more...]


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