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Idaho Blogs: The Kempthorne Stronghold

One has to wonder when the Kempthorne strong hold on Idaho will end. Like the unfortunate limelight forced on Idaho by our infamous senior senator, Idaho’s image is being tainted by the blatant disregard for precedent being displayed by our former governor. As if bestowing on this state the most hideous of state quarters wasn’t enough, we are now being credited as the home of the man who doesn’t seem to mind if poachers are let in to our national parks or if the people who first elected him to office have access to whatever records, important or not, may have been retained from his tenure in the Idaho Statehouse/Political Game. More here

Idaho Blog roundup:
*Videoconferenced Legislature?/Clayton Cramer
*One last kiss off from Larry Craig to America’s vets/Unequivocal Notion
*Sali’s afraid to debate foes w/military experience/The Stupid Shall Be Punished
*Sali gets top conservative rating/Trish&Halli
*GOP concedes prez race/Here In Idaho

Question: What will Dirk Kempthorne’s legacy be once he steps down as U.S. secretary of Interior?

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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