In his editorial this morning, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase of the Lewiston Tribune comments that no one should be surprised that Idaho has a surplus again this year. It's intentional. Legislators & Gov. Butch Otter ignore projections and low-ball education spending. This guarantees surpluses for tax cuts to rich friends later.
A law enforcement officer tries extinguish a burning American flag Wednesday in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican convention. (Question: How do you react when you see or hear of someone burning the American flag?)
Stubbornly undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump on Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, ignoring thunderous boos from furious delegates. (DFO: And this was the guy Idaho Republicans thought was best of the batch?)
Kootenai County Sheriff Ben Wolfinger will speak today to the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans group about the new permitless carry law and the jail expansion. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. at The Fedora Pub and Grille, 1726 W. Kathleen Ave. The meeting starts at noon