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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Before & Now
Posted Friday, February 10, at 12:47 PM
I wrote this blog back in 2015 after the Supreme Court Ruled in favor of legalizing same sex marriages. What do you think will happen now that we have a new President in office? Marriage Equality All 50 States Posted Friday, June 26, 2015, at 1:37 PM...

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Saying Goodbye Not Forgotten
Posted Friday, August 21, at 3:31 PM

I woke up Thursday morning put the coffee on and sat down to look at Face book, which I'm sure many of you do the same thing each morning as you start your day. It was a morning I wished I hadn't looked on face book. We lost a long time resident of Mountain Home on Wednesday. Carl Holmes also known as Lamont on the blogs had been fighting for his life the last few years, when cancer reared its ugly head. He lost the battle Wednesday Evening...

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2016 = 16 Presidential Hopefuls
Posted Thursday, July 23, at 1:32 PM

Well So Far we are now up to 16 Republican Candidates running for the President of the United States (I am leaving my short opinion after each of them, if I have something to say) Here they are and in no particular order #1 Jeb Bush (I think we all know who he is)...

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Marriage Equality All 50 States
Posted Friday, June 26, at 1:37 PM

After much anticipation and wait time, its here. The supreme Court has legalized same sex Marriages in all 50 States Celebrations outside the Supreme Court today MARRIAGE EQUALITY NATIONWIDE... 5-4...Kennedy: 'They Ask For Equal Dignity In The Eyes Of The Law. The Constitution Grants Them That Right.'.....

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The Night Before Christmas
Posted Thursday, December 25, at 5:08 PM

And all is well! . Last night is a night that will stick in your mind as one of the most talked about Christmas Eve's ever for the City of Mountain Home. We decided to take a ride one more time to see the Christmas Light Displays all across Mountain Home...

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Obama beats out President Bush Approval Rating
Posted Tuesday, December 23, at 2:05 PM

A recent Gallup poll put President Obama's approval rating at 47 percent, but the report isn't all positive for the commander in chief. By RYAN GORMANU.S. President Barack Obama's approval rating has hit a 2014 high, but pales in comparison to Americans' opinions of a former president during his second term...

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It Stinks! You be the Judge
Posted Tuesday, November 18, at 11:58 AM

Sherri Ybarra 216,961 50.67% Jana Jones (D) 211,246 49.33% After the results I have my Opinions 1. People didn't watch the debates between Jana Jones and Sherri Ybarra. 2.People didn't do their research on which candidate would make the best Superintendent of Public Schools in Idaho...

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An Expensive Lesson to Learn
Posted Tuesday, November 11, at 2:12 PM

We learned a very expensive and valuable lesson this fall. Do not rent to someone you don't know unless you get references no matter what kind of story they tell you. In all my years of being a landlady I had never had tenants as bad as my previous ones. ...

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Those Pesky Black Bugs
Posted Saturday, July 19, at 1:34 PM

I bet most of you who read this know what I am talking about. My house has been invaded by them. We keep our doors and windows shut and they still sneak in. Sometimes I find them hiding behind curtains or hanging out on the floor boards of my house. No matter what room I go in I find them...

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Freedom of Speech
Posted Wednesday, February 12, at 7:53 PM

Amendment One Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances...

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Guns Myths & Facts
Posted Friday, November 22, at 11:38 AM

I received this in the mail this morning from a group that calls themselves " Mayors against Illegal Guns" On the bottom it says to share, so that's what I'm doing (Smile)

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Tell Me Lies & then Tell Me More Lies
Posted Wednesday, October 9, at 6:37 PM

If its not enough to have to deal with this avoidable Government Shut down we will in a matter of 8 days and counting start the debate on raising the Debt Ceiling. Thanks to Speaker of the House of Representatives John Andrew Boehner for attaching "defund Obamacare" to the National Budget...

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New Tax Benefits for Some
Posted Thursday, September 5, at 1:04 PM

Two months after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, the Treasury Department has ruled that legally married same-sex couples will be treated as married for federal tax purposes. The decision has a host of implications, even for same-sex married couples who now live in states that don't recognize same-sex marriage...

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Obamacare Facts not Talking Points
Posted Tuesday, August 27, at 1:10 PM

Here you go people the real facts not rumors! I have heard so many different story's about Obamacare running rampant on the internet, and with a few disgruntled posters on the Banter Box due to the political comments taking it over, I decided to do a quick blog...

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Outraged! Not Guilty ?
Posted Thursday, July 18, at 10:27 AM

This guy on both video's is worth listening to. He pretty much explains why so many people are outraged by the Martin/Zimmerman Verdict Fox News Reaction to the Verdict Suppose Zimmerman Killed a young black boy right here in Mountain Home, would the Jury come back with the same verdict?...

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Teapot & Hitler?
Posted Wednesday, May 29, at 10:28 AM

The buzz all over the internet and on the news is a teapot that some think resembles Hitler. JC Penney placed an Advertisement on a billboard in Southern California and some commuters don't like it. What do you think?

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Three Scandals……. take your pick !
Posted Monday, May 20, at 10:57 AM

I enjoyed reading this Article taken from the "National Memo" Wrote by a staff member. In Aesop's fable, "Boy Who Cried Wolf," the boy gets a few free cries before all his credibility is gone and his flock becomes wolf snacks...

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Bill Cosby on Face Book
Posted Tuesday, April 2, at 2:04 PM

BILL HAS DONE IT AGAIN. They're standing on the corner and they can't speak English. I can't even talk the way these people talk: Why you ain't, Where you is, What he drive, Where he stay, Where he work, Who you be... And I blamed the kid until I heard the mother talk. ...

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Some Peoples Kids
Posted Friday, March 15, at 1:57 PM

This morning I poured me a cup of coffee, turned the TV on, picked up my knitting and sat down into my favorite chair to begin knitting while taking in a little TV at the same time. I was once again expecting to hear about the Jodi Arias Trial, and was all set to change the channel, however instead I heard a Newscaster talking about Conservative Republican Senator (Ohio) Rob Portman...

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We are Blessed to live in Idaho
Posted Tuesday, February 26, at 2:38 PM

I say that from my heart. Putting aside politics and every day comings and goings, I want to share the beauty of Idaho that is all around us. All we have to do is get outside and away from television, and computers to enjoy what we have here, right in our own back yard...

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