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Moderate Siddoway attacks conservatives, IFF for sticking to principles

It’s no surprise that Sen. Jeff Siddoway, a key figure in keeping Idaho’s tax rates needlessly high, would attack the Idaho Freedom Foundation as well as conservative legislators who vote according to limited-government principles. Siddoway, [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|

Idaho’s grocery tax emerges as key issue in 2016 elections

My 15-year-old son, Julian, on his way Thursday to a school event in Reno, sent this unexpected text message, “Why is there no tax on food at this gas station just across the border into [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|

Uh oh: Sen. Shawn Keough unveils IFF’s “devious agenda”

Idaho state Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, has unveiled the Idaho Freedom Foundation's "devious agenda." Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman released a prepared statement regarding Keough's allegations. Take a moment to review Hoffman's response: Help [...]

By | April 25th, 2016|

Idaho voters must ask tough questions of legislative candidates

“The problem,” the great economist Walter Williams told an audience Thursday, “is not the politicians. It is us.” Williams, one of my heroes, spoke Thursday to a generally conservative crowd — people attending a Heritage [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|
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