Ask any working mom, retiree or college student what’s wrong with today’s politics and there’s a good chance you’ll get the same answer: “My elected representative doesn’t listen to me or care about my opinion” or “My elected official routinely ignores the public will.”
Tracy Stone-Manning is an unacceptable nominee to serve as Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). More information about her past comes to light every day, each new piece more damning than the last. I have called on President Biden to rescind her nomination immediately, and now our senators must take a stand against this extreme eco-terrorist.
The world is celebrating great medical triumphs: the successful development of multiple highly effective coronavirus vaccines as well as an unprecedented global effort to enable countries to vaccinate their populations.
Pandemics have swept the world and plagued mankind since ancient times. The smallpox and measles viruses led to more than 5 million deaths during the Antonine Plague in the second century. The Plague of Justinian killed 30 to 50 million in the sixth century, and as many as 200 million people died from the Black Death plague in the 14th century. The 1918 influenza pandemic (“Spanish flu”) killed approximately 50 million people. More recently, in 2009, the Swine Flu, which consisted of several influenza strains, resulted in over 200,000 deaths.
According to reports, the negotiations among Senate Democrats over President Joe Biden's infrastructure and jobs plans are running into some turbulence. Moderate Democrats want to cut the spending levels on the plans far below what the progressives want.
There is no better place to live, work and raise a family than Idaho. As a proud Idaho native who believes, promotes and lives our conservative ideals, I have known this my whole life. Now others from all over the country are discovering what we’ve always known. We are seeing unprecedented population growth as individuals and families move to all corners of our state. While we grow, we need to make sure we don’t lose what has made us the great state we are.