Ravalli Republic - Opinion

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Ravalli Commissioners insult, attack Montanans

We are four of the Ravalli County residents pictured in the yard signs and billboard that hold our county commissioners accountable for dis… Read more

Letters to the Editor

Worse than knapweed

Many thanks to Linda Habeck for her well written alert about the weed scourge, hoary alyssum. Read more

Pothole problems

I have never expected much from the Ravalli County Road Department and in my 18 years they have filled my every expectation on that score. Read more

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Recent Columnists

Commentary: Why Trump's politics will outlast him

Democrats, according to a recent Gallup poll, have a more favorable opinion of socialism than of capitalism. I don't take this to be an endorsement of actual socialism as we might have understood the term four decades ago, however; I see it as the expression of a desire to move much further to the left, and if necessary to think outside the usual boxes. Look at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the ... Read more

Commentary: Why Kavanaugh should be 'borked'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently accused Democrats of trying to "bork" Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Let's hope that happens. Robert Bork, who was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to the Supreme Court in 1987, came under intense scrutiny for his "originalist" views, which essentially deny that the Constitution is a living document that must evolve to address ... Read more

Commentary: Journalist cameos should end

"Mission: Impossible - Fallout" has been attracting a lot of moviegoers with some clever sequences, including one just before the opening credits. The real Wolf Blitzer plays a fake Wolf Blitzer. Fans of the franchise know that the Impossible Missions Force - or IMF - is adept at creating masks. In this bit, the team tricks an evil nuclear scientist into coughing up information by appearing to ... Read more