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 By Bob Brown    Opinion    June 18, 2014

Hey, Candidates: Expose Your Dark Money Donors

The venerable Barry Goldwater warned that,“Unlimited campaign spending eats at the heart of the democratic process. It feeds the growth of special interest groups created solely to channel money into political campaigns. It creates an impression...

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    March 5, 2014

Montanans Appear Not To Like Having Senators Appointed

With the departure of Senator Baucus from the Senate, Montana’s longest serving statewide elected official is Ed Smith. Never heard of him? Well, we have elected him Clerk of our Supreme Court five times. Ed served as Chief Clerk of the Montana... Full story

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    December 25, 2013

Sizing Up Montana's Senate Race

In politics, timing is everything and that certainly appears to be the case with Lt. Gov. John Walsh and Congressman Steve Daines. A year from no one of them will likely be a U.S. senator, something unimaginable a year ago. Then no one imagined Sen....

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    October 16, 2013

Financial Change Will Come No Matter If Politicians Step Forward

Rather than viewing the recent slight uptick in the economy and leveling off in the national debt as a harbinger of a positive future, John Snow believes it is diverting national attention from the debt crises that continues to pose a mortal threat...

 
 By Bob Brown    Opinion    May 15, 2013

Brown And Baucus

I first met Max Baucus in 1973 when he entered the Montana House of Representatives as a freshman member from Missoula. His seat was at the back of the chamber near bright and articulate Dorothy... Full story