This week's debate among the candidates in the GOP primary for the governor's race in Idaho raised more questions than it answered, especially: What kind of extremists won't Republicans accept as viable candidates?
MSNBC’s Ed Schultz hosted former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Monday night to discuss the growing “revolt” over federal land use policies in Western states.
Even in a state like Montana, where guns have long been woven into the culture, even in this paranoiac-gun-crazy age, there are still some lines that no one can or should cross.
It's always a dead giveaway when one side decides to emphasize character assassination of the opposing side. SeaWorld's example is a vivid one.
The situation at the Bundy Ranch, where armed militiamen and “Patriots” are camped out, has deteriorated so badly that competing factions apparently drew weapons on one another during heated arguments.
'Sovereign citizen' Ernie Wayne terTelgte's fight with the courts over what began as a simple fishing citation has become the latest cause célèbre among the far right in the Mountain West.
It was the imminent drone attack that finally did it. A wild and paranoid rumor that the feds were planning to attack with a lethal drone revealed a deep rift in the Bundy ranch ranks.
Several leading conservatives, led by Rush Limbaugh, have attempted to blame liberal journalist Max Blumenthal for Frazier Glenn Miller's murderous rampage in suburban Kansas. It's a deliberate attempt to pollute the public understanding of where far-right hatred arises.
The antigovernment “Patriots” and heavily armed militia members backing Cliven Bundy in his “range war” with the Bureau of Land Management were thrilled by the apparent confusion and retreat by federal agents at the scene of the roundup. At least momentarily, they smell victory.
Memo to SeaWorld: Having Sean Hannity champion your cause does not exactly advance your argument that you deeply care about the animals in your keep. Rather the opposite.
A Nevada rancher appears to have backed down after threatening to open up a “range war” with the federal government -- but a horde of 'Patriots' is massing to defend him.
Fox Business channel’s Lou Dobbs Tonight recently gave far-right 'constitutionalist' sheriff Richard Mack a platform to tell viewers that in order to “save America”, county sheriffs need to refuse to obey federal gun laws.
Sentiment against the big canine predators in places like Idaho and Montana, especially among cattlemen, often borders on sheer rage.
Lawmakers in Idaho this week expanded the field of play for the far-right strategy of "nullification" by applying it to federal environmental laws.
Democratic primary voters in some Montana legislative districts will see new and unfamiliar names on the ballot this year. That’s because at least eight Democratic candidates are actually far-right “constitutionalists” and Tea Party activists.