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Opinion: Death of an icon

“If he hadn’t’ve died there he wouldn’t’ve been James Dean.” — Bob Dylan to Sam Shepard Read more

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Opinion: That Nye guy

I hesitated to write another lawyer tribute as my profession has been rapidly losing its old guard, but felt that I couldn’t let Mark Nye’s… Read more

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Opinion: Modern day irrepressible conflict

During the 1858 election for Illinois’ congressional seat, between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas, debates were held across the sta… Read more

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Opinion: Pregnant women will face 'grave' harm if abortion stay is reversed

Women are second class citizens. That’s the message Sen. Chuck Winder and Rep. Scott Bedke are sending in their motion to reconsider Judge Winmill’s extremely narrow stay of Idaho’s abortion ban. The two legislators will pay out hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars solely to put the lives of women at dire risk if they have serious pregnancy complications. Read more

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Opinion: Dear Vladimir: Stay away from open windows!

Russian President Vladimir Putin turns 70 next week. And with a little luck he just might make it to his birthday. Read more

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Opinion: My friend Saul

Way back in 1978 or so, I had a Jewish officemate. On the surface you’d have to say we had little in common. Saul was a single gentleman an… Read more

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Opinion: Ron DeSantis: Trump with a brain

The GOP has a new sheriff in town and his name is Ron DeSantis. DeSantis, currently the governor of Florida, is fast emerging as the best a… Read more

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Opinion: Gag order

I can think of three realistic reasons for the University of Idaho’s recent memo about abortion. Read more

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Opinion: The gift of Odysseus: Ranked-choice voting

“But come now, change thy theme, and sing of the building of the horse of wood, which Epeius made with Athena’s help, the horse which once … Read more

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Opinion: Finding My Way: There’s no biz like show biz

I know the situation I’m about to mention is ancient history, but the problem it represents isn’t going away. Read more

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Impeachment looms if Republicans prevail

Idaho Congressman Russ Fulcher says that better days lie ahead if Republicans gain control of the House of Representatives after November’s… Read more