Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Back when the US Congress was contemplating an $85 billion bailout of the financial industry, when the housing bubble burst in 2008, I happened to be on a tour with a bunch of journalists from Europe and Canada. I and a young man from Texas were the only representatives from the US.  It was an enlightening experience on many fronts, but the most intriguing was to see the other journalists’ response to the many issues that were breaking in US news, at that moment.

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

 

SCORE’s Spring 2018 “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship” data report focuses on the success of women entrepreneurs.  Success was measured by business starts, revenue growth, longevity of the business, and job creation. SCORE surveyed over 20,000 entrepreneurs at various stages of the business lifecycle.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ronald Reagan liked to say, “The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” For America’s small business owners, these words still ring true. While recent tax reform legislation and regulatory changes from Washington have provided some relief and are helping to level the competitive playing field for small businesses, there is a long list of outdated, harmful, and baffling government programs that still need to change. Perhaps no

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Letter to the Editor Concerning CSKT - Woo

Dear Editor:

One of the most important issues facing Montana is the protection of our natural resources and water rights. The CSKT Water Compact, passed in the 2015 legislature, unjustly gave away Western Montana water rights to a third party, the Feds and the Indian tribes.

Russell Fagg and Jon Tester are in favor of the CSKT Water Compact, along with the monied establishment that supports them.  Millions were

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Some time ago, I heard a story about how Russia, struggling with the problem of congested traffic, sent a delegation to the United Kingdom to see how they handled their traffic problems.