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Revolution is not a Tea Party

Dear Idaho Tea Party, Congratulations on your April 15 demonstration at the statehouse. As a former radical from back in the bad old days of the Vietnam War, I have to congratulate you for proving that protest and patriotism are ...

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Cultivating a preference for Idaho

In last week’s blog I suggested that the Tea Party movement take on the cause of wresting control of our nation’s food supply from the forces of Big Government farm policy and return us to a more balanced and sustainable ...

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Why I’m joining the Tea Baggers

I know my faithful Idaho Business Review readers (thanks again, Mom) must be reading this blog title and double-checking the byline to be sure which “Michael” this is. Yep, it’s really me, folks. I’ve seen the error of my leftist-leaning, ...

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When one store closes …

It’s not that I’m a cynic, but for me bumper sticker platitudes such as “when one door closes, another opens” offer cold comfort in the face of life’s vagaries. Take, for example, the recent announcement that Macy’s will be closing ...

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There Goes The Neighborhood (access required)

Well, it’s finally come to this for southern Idaho’s finest business publication: they’ve asked me to contribute a weekly blog to their otherwise highly professional web site.  Now I know how Click and Clack must have felt when NPR approached ...

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