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 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    April 15, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

“Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes?” – Chico Marx Sometimes it seems to me...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

A few days ago, Georgia’s Republican Governor, Brian Kemp, signed a bill that narrows the ease...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    March 18, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

Recently, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin, used his power to forego the...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    March 4, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

The soul of democracy is the ability of individuals to have a say in their own future, embodied in...

 

Montana Viewpoint

Offered as a respite from current events. Eddie Mulick was the first person I met when I moved to...

 

Montana Viewpoint

Every word has a definition. You can look that up in a dictionary and call that definition the...

 

Montana Viewpoint

The Capitol has been trashed by bThe Capitol has been trashed by big boys and girls who should have...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    January 7, 2021

Montana Viewpoint

Whatever grudging respect I had for U.S. Senator Steve Daines has been obliterated by his stunt of...

 

Trump can leave a legacy of life

Mitch McConnell’s rationale on appointing Supreme Court Justices in the last year of a...

 

Montana Viewpoint

Political courage on the Republican side of the political spectrum seems to be blooming in state leg...

 

Montana Viewpoint

It seems that almost anybody watching someone work believes they can do the job as well or better...

 

Montana Viewpoint

With the passage in Montana of I-190 we have joined California, Washington, Oregon and a few other...

 

Montana Viewpoint

We are living in a tumultuous time, and my bet is it will become even more tumultuous after the...

 

Montana Viewpoint

Now that the election season is full upon us, I, like you, have had my mailbox jammed full with...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    October 1, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

Attorney General Bill Barr and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have been using extraordinary...

 

Montana Viewpoint

It is hard for me to understand why many politicians are able to abandon principle in order to get...

 

Montana Viewpoint

It was a stirring sight to see the beautifully illuminated White House from the South Lawn, all...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    August 20, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

I love the Post Office as much as I love the flag that flies over it. In every city or small town...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    August 6, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

As I read of the use of federal officers sent to Portland against the wishes of the Governor of...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    July 23, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

Pretty soon it looks like we are going to have to add a new group of people to the increasingly...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    July 9, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

“The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones.” – William...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    June 25, 2020

Montana Viewpoint: Facing my own racism

nd I were playing pool and drinking beer in a bar in South Florida. We were both 17, and should not...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    June 11, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

We are at a good place in history, and we are at that good place because we are facing adversity...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    May 28, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

Do you remember that day — March 30, 1981 — when President Ronald Reagan was shot? Do you...

 
 By Jim Elliott    Opinion    May 14, 2020

Montana Viewpoint

President Trump doesn’t like the Post Office. It isn’t because he doesn’t like standing in...

 

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