Parents: Returning to government schools is not your only option

One of the most extreme, inhuman and inhumane extrapolations of the new Covid-era rules are the conditions being put up to reopen public schools. Around the world, students are being conditioned, against their human design, to live a post-apocalyptic obedience regimen. In the Netherlands, students sit at their desks separated by clear partitions. In Taiwan, photos show students similarly arranged,

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Fake sportsmen group wades into Ada County commissioner’s race

A group posing as Idaho gun owners has waded into a hotly-contested race to decide the Republican nominee for an Ada County commission seat.  According to a recent Secretary of State filing, Sportsmen for Idaho paid $3,300 to Greenlight Media Strategies of Nashville, Tennessee, to support the candidacy of Teri Murrison in the five-way Republican primary contest.  Murrison, also endorsed

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Quiz: Boise or Portland?

Last week, the Idaho Freedom Foundation wrote about Boise Mayor Lauren McLean and her transition team’s radical vision for the city of Boise. If you missed it, see that story here. We suggested that the report, which McLean is now defending, envisions Boise as the next Portland or San Francisco. To drive home that point, we built this quiz to

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McLean defends report that calls for free abortion & sex ed for pre-K students

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean is defending a radical document produced by her transition team, saying that it will inform her administration but can’t be automatically translated into policies. McLean, in her first term as mayor, told journalists that her transition team’s final report, “A More Equitable City for Everyone,” is a set of resident-generated ideas on how she should guide

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Be skeptical about Idaho contact tracing program bait-and-switch

Idahoans need to be skeptical about the state government’s plan to use software and hundreds of employees known as “contact tracers” to investigate and keep tabs on you. They’ll know where you’ve been, with whom, and whether you’re experiencing any medical symptoms. Gov. Brad Little’s contact tracing strategy is being implemented without legislative oversight. Worse, there’s no guarantee the software

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McLean’s transition team envisions Boise as the next Portland, San Francisco

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean is looking to mold the city of Boise from a sleepy capital to a regional hub of art, entertainment, commerce, and, apparently, communism.  The details are in a report, “A more equitable city for everyone.” The document, released by the mayor’s office in April, flew under the radar as Boiseans dealt with the Coronavirus-induced chaos. On

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Throughout May, many government officials have been preparing for an economic downturn

Idaho elected officials have the responsibility to take action now to prepare for the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the statewide stay-at-home order. During the past month, many units of government have made both small and big decisions that will benefit their constituents in the days and months to come. For instance, in the city of Lewiston, public

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Pro-Biden leftists pose as gun owners to support Marco Erickson, others

A dark-money environmental organization is funding a phony sportsmen group to bolster the campaign of moderate Republican Marco Erickson. The dark-money group is also funding other pseudo “conservatives.”  According to recent filings with the Idaho secretary of state’s office, the Conservation Voters for Idaho Action Fund spent $6,570 to support moderate challengers to several liberty-minded House members.  But, the Conservation

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Gov. Little is solely responsible for the demise of Idaho businesses

It was difficult to watch Gov. Brad Little’s press conference Thursday. Not just because of the eerie masked government official silently hovering in a corner six feet behind and to the left of the governor in his ceremonial office. But also because of the way the governor handled his announcement that he would permit restaurants and salons to open in

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