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 By Mike Heath    Opinion    January 14, 2021 

Republican or Democrat - What is the real question? Part 4

Plank 5 EDUCATION: The Democrat’s view of education has not changed much over the years. The plank itself is very wordy and obfuscates the five major points they actually make. Although I’ll discuss the points separately, they must be considered...

 

Freedom Rally to remind State Governor just who serves who

Representative Scott Clem (HD District 31 Campbell County) organized a large protest rally at the state capitol in Cheyenne on Monday, January 4th, 2021. Speakers also included Wyoming House District...

 
 By Mike Heath    Opinion    January 7, 2021

Republican or Democrat - What is the real question? Part 3

Last week’s article was probably an eye opener for many people. Those who don’t follow politics regularly most likely wouldn’t know much, if anything about the Democrat platform. But just going through the first three planks brings their...

 

Republican or Democrat - What is the real question? Part 2

AMEN, Warren Wittstruck! Your letter to the editor on December 24th was right on and illuminates the low level of integrity of the Democrat Party. More people need to start speaking up like you did. It is also a perfect Segway into this week’s...

 

Letter to the Editor

Fellow PATRIOTS, I can’t put into words here the distress, anger and heartache I feel for what is happening in our country. We are in very troubling times for our Nation. I voted, but next time will my vote count? Everyone I know have little to no...

 

Republican or Democrat - What is the real question? Part 1

I want to thank Jennifer Burns for all the hard work she put into copying the platforms of the two major political parties and the two wannabes so we could read them all together. However, all she really succeeded in doing was to show herself for...

 

Shame on You

Shame on you, Governor Gordon. Shame on you for your refusal to stand up and defend the Constitution of the United States by joining Texas in its stand against election fraud. The fraudulent acts of a few states have disenfranchised the vast...

 

Are You a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian or Constitutionalist?

After many heated discussions this electoral season (whether on social media or in person) it occurred to me most folks are not completely familiar with the platforms adopted by either major and...

 
 By Mike Heath    Opinion    December 3, 2020

Follow the Science. Trust the Science

Follow the Science. Trust the Science. That’s the mantra of the liberal left whenever they want us to blindly believe in some part of their agenda. First it was global cooling. Then it was global warming. Neither of those panned out so they went...

 

Are You a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian or Constitutionalist?

A Four Part Series and Political Analysis Libertarians strongly oppose any government interference into their personal, family, and business decisions. Essentially, Libertarians believe all Americans should be free to live their lives and pursue...

 

Are You a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian or Constitutionalist?

Part two of a Four Part Series and Political Analysis Wyoming has been predominantly a “red state”. But do some truly align with the Repulican platform? Those in the state Legislature who do not vote according to the party platform are known as...

 

Are You a Democrat, Republican, Libertarian or Constitutionalist?

A Four Part Series Political Analysis After many heated discussions this electoral season (whether on social media or in person) it occurred to me most folks are not completely familiar with the platforms adopted by either major and minor parties in...

 
 By Mike Heath    Opinion    November 5, 2020

Masks -- Really?

As of Monday, November 2, 2020, all Laramie County residents and visitors are required to wear a mask “Whenever any person is inside, or in line to enter, any retail or commercial business, or any government facility open to the general public,...

 
 By Mike Heath    Opinion    October 1, 2020

What's the Real Fuss over COVID-19

For several months now we’ve all been dealing with this public health disaster called COVID-19. Every time a report comes out on the news it’s made to sound as if everybody on the planet is at risk of dying from this dreaded disease. But what is...

 

WYOMING – WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Affordable food, affordable housing, and affordable energy – the "three-legged stool" of our prosperity in this Country, and Wyoming has all three. Considering the national panic over what was just...

 

Editorial......

Recently, Governor Gordon met with ENDOW and requested that their 20-year strategy be changed into actionable items. One of the five strategies outlined is to continue to work on and support the “knowledge and creative industries.” The Array...

 

Letter to the Editor

The Lodging Tax – Unsung Hero of the Laramie County Economy An unsung hero for Laramie County is on the ballot this November 6th. It helps bring in millions of dollars each year, provides thousands of jobs, and contributes substantial taxes. The...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    July 13, 2017

Counting every step while walking through Cowboy State in summer

Is there a better place in the world for a morning walk than a nice path in Wyoming? Especially quite early in the morning. This time of year, you can actually start walking about 5:30 a.m. but you...

 

Senators issue statements on oil and gas permits

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke recently signed a secretarial order to help streamline the backlogged permitting process for mineral leases on federal lands. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., applauded the decision, which directs the Bureau...

 

Enzi says new Senate health care draft would allow for flexibility, continued improvements

The Senate health care bill would make a bad situation better, according to U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.). Enzi told reporters the bill would make initial improvements and allow states to make even more. He said budget rules prevent some proposals...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Climbing Michael's Mountain was great memory 30 years ago

A Sunday afternoon 30 years ago this week found me busy sitting at my desk as editor-publisher of our local newspaper office. While the weather was beautiful outside, there was work to be done...

 

Senators introduce wildlife legislation

U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), joined with Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Boozman (R-AR), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to...

 
 By Sen. Mike Enzi    Opinion    July 6, 2017

Enzi applauds water rule

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., released the following statement on the administration’s announcement today of a proposed rule to repeal the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. “The overreaching Waters of the United States rule would allow...

 
 By Bill Sniffin    Opinion    June 29, 2017

Here are some more favorite Wyoming political stories

Former U. S. Rep and Vice-President Dick Cheney would often tell this story about how his last name is pronounced. He says he attended a family reunion some years ago and sought out a favorite uncle...

 

League of Women Voters urges Wyoming senators to protect health insurance for people at home and to conduct work in public

The League of Women Voters of Wyoming (LWVWY) is urging Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso to use their roles on the U.S. Senate’s working group on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to protect health care and insurance for 20,000 Wyoming reside...

 

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