Idahoans must build in the work of disbanded 1776 Commission

Wayne Hoffman Articles Leave a Comment

Joe Biden has disbanded the 1776 Commission that the Trump administration created in September, but the work need not stop. It cannot stop, for the sake of our nation. President Trump created the commission because of the mortal danger that our country faces: activists have successfully infiltrated our government-run education system and have been using it as a vehicle to …

Making sense of Little’s FY22 budget

Fred Birnbaum Articles Leave a Comment

There is only one job the state Legislature must do each and every year: Pass a balanced budget. Gov. Brad Little has done a much better job than his predecessor containing spending, but that doesn’t mean his budget proposal is perfect. Here are seven things to like (and seven not to like) about the spending blueprint the governor has handed …

University presidents, after refusing to fix social justice nonsense, make demands of lawmakers

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Shame on Idaho’s university presidents for their elitist arrogance. These well-paid state employees know full well how their campuses have been turned into the indoctrination factories for the Radical Left, yet they’ve done little about it. That hasn’t stopped the presidents of Boise State University, Idaho State University, and the University of Idaho from having the audacity to announce to …

The conservative comeback starts here in Idaho

Wayne Hoffman Articles Leave a Comment

Washington D.C. is a chaotic mess I don’t believe anything good for freedom will come from our nation’s capital. There’s infighting, chaos, and an ever-strengthening desire to just force those who disagree to do what we want. Rioting and violence won’t save America. Storming a building, terrorizing legislators, and endangering people’s lives won’t lead to the change we need to see.   In fact, Washington D.C. has nothing …

Do your lawmakers support limited govt? Here’s how to find out

Idaho Freedom Foundation staff Articles Leave a Comment

The 2021 legislative session is about to begin, and I’d like to share a resource that helps make sure you—as a taxpayer and Idahoan—are informed and educated about what really happens at the Idaho Statehouse.  This resource is called the Idaho Freedom Index, which you can find at IdahoFreedomIndex.com.  Since 2012, Idaho Freedom Foundation analysts have reviewed and scored hundreds …

Little chooses to fund systems, not students

Anna Miller Articles, Education Leave a Comment

Families need education options now more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. Opposing choice, Gov. Brad Little opted to grow the public school monopoly instead of empowering families and students to select the education that best suits their needs, in Monday’s State of the State address. Little claimed fealty to respecting taxpayers by spending their money as efficiently as possible. …