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Thank you north Idaho for making me feel welcome

Thank you north Idaho for making me feel welcome

Wayne Hoffman
July 22, 2014
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July 22, 2014

I'm in Coeur d'Alene today getting ready for our Summer Evening at the Lake featuring Daniel Hannan. I'm looking forward to seeing many of our friends and supporters. I got to see Hannan at a Hillsdale College event a couple of years ago. I think he's terrific, an excellent speaker whose defense of free market principles is practically second to none. I think you'll like him, too.

I've been using all available time during this trip to meet with our many donors and speak to as many groups as I can. On Friday, I spoke to both local Pachyderm clubs (thank you to Duanne Rassmussen for the photos, including the one seen here). At those meetings, I discussed problems with a proposed ordinance to regulate robots and defended local legislators' decision to vote against funding for new behavioral health clinics.

On a lighter note, on Saturday, I got to bike the Hiawatha Trail, which is a truly gorgeous way to view our region. My friend Larry Yergler, a commissioner from Shoshone County, happened to be driving the bus hauling bikers back to the trailhead at Roland, so I got to chat with him just a bit outside of a political and public policy context, as unexpected as it was to see him. Larry is a wealth of knowledge about the history and people of the area. It was a real treat to hear him discuss the railroad that used to run here, the towns that have come and gone and the history of the forest.

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