Author Archives: JC

Suicide by Cop: “is Common”

By JC In the latest incident of “to call or not to call” the police it appears that cops killing individuals in Montana has become normalized: A welfare check near East Helena late Thursday night led to an officer-involved shooting … Continue reading

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Bakken Bunkhouses: Tale of Three Cities

By JC Boom and bust; so goes the cartel capitalist cycle. But what to do when all of the man-camps start to dry up as the world saturates with the cheap oil of stagnant economies and petro-politics, leaving the expensive … Continue reading

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“A Better Deal”

By JC With a brilliant rebranding effort, it seems that Democrats led by Senator Chuck Schumer think that Trumpism-lite is better than nothing. “So what did we do wrong? People didn’t know what we stood for, just that we were against … Continue reading

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Mnuchin “Speaks” and we’re all F*cked.

By JC Listening to Trump’s chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin revealing their tax cut package during a briefing at the White House today ( I know, torture time…), I heard the following response by Secretary … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with this Picture?

By JC Missoula Downtown Association Director Linda McCarthy: “…$850 million is being invested in downtown right now.” Mayor John Engen: “…homelessness is an almost unsolvable issue…”

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