We have embarked on a project that brings US foreign policy analysts, together with European officials, to 12 cities across the United States., including Boise. Our efforts to deter malign foreign actors must start at home.
In 2000, the estate of Gladys Langroise created a $15 million Donor Advised Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation. Mrs. Langroise was a well-educated philanthropist with a big heart. She had a particular charitable interest in the arts and young people.
President Donald Trump was elected to office with a mandate from the American people to reduce crime, and he gave the Department of Justice orders to do that. That is why we have Project Safe Neighborhoods.
The newest potato is skinnier and lighter than its predecessor, a four-ton potato that will be filled with another few tons of gear and loaded onto a semi-truck trailer to tour the nation beginning with an Oregon parade Saturday. The Big Idaho Potato is the star of the Potato Commission’s multimillion-dollar promotion efforts that will take it to 70 events this year.
Standing mute against hateful speech and actions does not work. Idaho history demonstrates that the way to stop white supremacy is for people in positions of power to strongly and publicly denounce it.
The initiative to save Idaho horse racing is now Proposition 1 on this November’s ballot. It’s time for all of us — those who signed it, who love horses and horse racing and who understand the value horse racing has for our economy and Idaho traditions — to go to work for its passage.
Representatives from some of Facebook’s fellow top technology and communications firms testified Tuesday before a Senate committee, where the companies claimed they are ready and willing to be regulated.
“I’m so sick of white entitlement,” said a friend at dinner recently. It took me aback because of who was saying it. Like me, on the spectrum of African-American activism, the friend swings more Martin Luther King Jr. than Malcolm X.
Donald Trump didn’t create the anger. He used it, as politicians have for millennia. And with his policies and actions, he’s played on it successfully. Now Democrats have written their own extreme playbook.