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The latest news on liberty from Idaho, the West, and around the world.


US Property Taxes Hit Record $541 Billion in 2016

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Are we living under capitalism or feudalism? It’s rather difficult to say when more than half a trillion dollars is extracted from the American people annually just to keep what’s theirs.

CNS News reports the following disturbing information.

Americans paid a record $540,701,000,000 in property taxes to state and local governments in fiscal 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

That was up $16,748,620,000—or about 3.2 percent—from $523,952,380,000 in property taxes (in constant 2016 dollars) that state and local governments collected in fiscal 2015.



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Ken Andrus: Transfer of federal land to state control

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Presently in Idaho there is great concern and public demonstration against federal lands coming under state control. The objections are reasonable. Let’s discuss the issue.

In 2015 Boise State University conducted a state survey in which 56.3 percent of Idahoans favored state management over federal management if it didn’t cost taxpayer dollars.

The objections I continually encountered while in the Legislature and from people across the state were basically these: 1- It would cost Idaho too much to fight a major fire.

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House Votes Decisively to Restore Gun Rights to Veterans

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In a decisive 240-175 vote, the U.S. House voted today to restore Second Amendment rights to law-abiding veterans.

Under H.R. 1181, a veteran cannot legally be classified as a “mental defective” without due process. In other words, there must be the order of a judge, magistrate, or judicial authority. And the “judicial authority” must find that the veteran is a “danger to himself or others” before it can take away his guns.

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Will the Idaho Legislature protect your right to use gold and silver?

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The following important message comes to us from Stefan Gleason, the Director of the Sound Money Defense League. Please pay close attention and take a moment to contact your Legislators about this important issue TODAY.

Dear Idaho Supporter,

In the next few days, we have a window of opportunity to strike a MAJOR BLOW for sound money in Idaho.

And if you believe money – i.e.



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US Senate votes to overturn Obama rule on public lands management

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The federal government is taking the first small steps toward rolling back some of the harm that Obama has done as it regards perpetuating the War on the West. While there is much more to do, the repeal of this BLM rule is a blow to the fake ‘sportsman’ groups run by radical environmentalists who want to shut down all productive uses of federal lands.

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