Tag Archives: Idaho

Ammon Bundy Convicted In Idaho Capitol Incident

Boise’s NBC News affiliate reports: Ammon Bundy was convicted of trespassing and resisting and obstructing by a jury Thursday night in connection to his arrest in a hearing room at the Idaho State Capitol Building during a special legislative session last summer. Bundy’s went limp and acted like dead weight during the arrest, ignoring orders to stand up and put …

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Extremist Ammon Bundy Launches Bid For Idaho Gov

The Insider reports: Ammon Bundy, the anti-government activist who led the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in 2016, announced Saturday that he’s running for governor of Idaho. “I’m running for governor because I’m sick and tired of all of this political garbage just like you are,” Bundy, who is running as a Republican, said in a campaign-announcement video. …

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GOP Idaho Gov Rescinds Day-Old Mask Ban Ordered By “Self-Serving” GOP Lt Gov While He Was Out Of State

Boise’s NBC News affiliate reports: Idaho Gov. Brad Little repealed an executive order banning mask mandates across the state Friday morning, 24 hours after Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin issued the surprise action while the governor was out of town. In a statement, Little slammed McGeachin issuing the executive order as “an irresponsible, self-serving political stunt” that subverted the decisions of …

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Idaho Lt Gov Bans Mask Mandates By Public Schools

ABC News reports: With the governor out of the state, Idaho’s lieutenant governor issued an executive order Thursday banning mask mandates in schools and public buildings, saying the face-covering directives threatened people’s freedom. Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin is acting governor while Gov. Brad Little is at the Republican Governors Association conference in Nashville, Tennessee. He was expected to return …

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Extremist Ammon Bundy Files Bid For Idaho Governor

The Idaho Capital Sun reports: He’s banned from the Idaho Capitol building, but that didn’t stop Ammon Bundy from taking the first step toward running for Idaho governor. Bundy, who lives in Emmett, filed paperwork Friday to appoint a treasurer to a campaign for governor. The anti-government activist appeared to have appointed himself as treasurer, but according to a Secretary …

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Cultist Idaho Gov Candidate Tied To Militia Groups

The American Independent reports: Idaho Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin announced on Wednesday that she will be seeking her party’s nomination for governor in the upcoming 2022 election. The office is currently held by Brad Little, who is also a Republican. Little has not yet indicated whether he intends to seek reelection. In recent years, McGeachin has repeatedly affiliated herself with …

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Five Oregon Counties Vote To Secede And Join Idaho

Big Country News reports: Five counties in eastern Oregon voted for becoming a part of Idaho on Tuesday. Voters approved ballot measures in Sherman, Lake, Grant, Baker, and Malheur counties. No counties voted against. On average, voters were 62% in favor of moving borders to include their counties in Idaho. Two additional Oregon counties had already voted in favor in …

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ID Extremists Block “Indoctrinating” Education Grant

The Guardian reports: There is $6 million from Donald Trump’s administration sitting on the table in Idaho, and trying to pick it up has caused an extraordinary uproar. In the months since a Republican house of representatives member first brought the grant for early childhood education to the legislature for a vote, far-right opponents have insisted, despite evidence and assurances …

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Idaho Gov Signs Bill Meant To Block Weed Initiative

The Associated Press reports: Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Saturday signed legislation making it more difficult to get initiatives or referendums on ballots in what is widely seen as an attempt to stop a medical marijuana initiative and other left-leaning causes in the conservative state. The Republican governor signed into law the measure backers said is needed because the current …

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GOP Idaho Gov Signs Order Banning Vaccine Passports

Via press release from GOP Idaho Gov. Brad Little: Governor Brad Little signed an executive order today banning any State of Idaho governmental entity from requiring so-called “vaccine passports” – or proof of COVID-19 vaccination for citizens to receive public services or access facilities. “Idahoans should be given the choice to receive the vaccine. We should not violate Idahoans’ personal …

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Idaho Covidiots Stage Mask-Burning Protests [VIDEO]

KIDO radio reports: Over 150 people rallied at the Idaho State Capitol today to rally against Governor Little’s emergency powers.Darr Moon of Free Idaho told the New York Times that the statewide event has been all local. Over thirty sites have organized mask burning rallies across the Gem State. Tom Munds of the John Birch Society told us, “The informed …

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Feds Collar Woman Who Live-Streamed From Capitol

The Idaho Statesman reports: A Boise woman has become the third Idaho resident to be arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Yvonne St Cyr, 53, was taken into custody without incident Wednesday afternoon on an arrest warrant issued by the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia, according to a …

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GOP Idaho State Rep: Face Masks “Injure Our Souls”

Boise’s NBC News affiliate reports: It’s five words that many have likely heard their children or someone arguing in social media comments say; “I have done some research.” That’s also what Representative Karey Hanks (R- St. Anthony) said while speaking in support of a bill that would ban any sort of face mask mandate issued by local governments in Idaho. …

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Idaho Republican: Register Those Who Don’t Own Guns

The Associated Press reports: Last week, Idaho’s Kootenai County Republican Central Committee Chairman Brent Regan posted on Facebook: “People who DON’T own a gun should register and pay a fee. Per the Idaho Constitution Article 14 Section 1, all able bodied males between the ages of 18 and 45 are part of the militia and should arm themselves … That …

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FCC Hits “Neo-Nazi Robocaller” With $9.9 Million Fine

The Idaho Statesman reports: A Nazi sympathizer and former Idaho resident faces a $9.9 million fine from the Federal Communications Commission after he plagued various parts of the country with racist, anti-Semitic and threatening robocalls. Scott D. Rhodes, 51, who moved to Libby, Montana, from Sandpoint, in North Idaho, in late 2018, spent much of that year recording vitriolic messages …

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Raging Idaho Cultists Force End To Health Meeting

The Idaho Statesman reports: Moments after a tearful Commissioner Diana Lachiondo left the virtual meeting to head to her house — where her son was home alone, and where anti-mask, anti-health-order protesters had reportedly gathered — CDH Director Russ Duke interrupted a doctor’s statements on the toll of the coronavirus to tell the board and people watching that Boise Mayor …

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GOP Idaho Lt Gov Seeks To Spend Millions On Bonkers “Anti-COVID Cubes” Created By Fellow Trump Cultist

The Idaho State Journal reports: Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin on Tuesday touted a proposal she’s crafted to funnel millions of the state’s CARES Act funds to a Nevada company for technology including “walk-through disinfectant cubes” to be installed at the state Capitol. McGeachin, who held a statewide virtual press conference with pastors and business owners around the state to …

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Bible And Gun Toting Idaho Republicans Demand Their “Freedom” From Coronavirus Safety Measures [VIDEO]

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: In a batshit crazy video, a slew of Idaho Republicans denounce all the state and local emergency orders meant to protect people during the COVID crisis. They’re angry that churches can’t gather indoors and in-person, that restaurants can’t be jam-packed, and that some cities are requiring people to wear masks in certain essential …

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With Hospital Full, Idaho City Repeals Mask Mandate After Public Health Board Member Calls COVID A Hoax

The Associated Press reports: Moments after hearing an Idaho hospital was overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients and looking at sending people as far away as Seattle for care, members of a regional health department board voted Thursday to repeal a local mask mandate. The hospital in Coeur d’Alene reached 99% capacity a day earlier, even after doubling up patients in rooms …

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Mask Defiant Pastor Hospitalized, Five Staffers COVID+

The Spokesman-Review reports: A Coeur d’Alene pastor who opened his large church in early May for in-person services that allowed and even encouraged unmasked congregants to gather has been recovering from COVID-19 at the Kootenai Health intensive care unit. Paul Van Noy, the senior pastor at Candlelight Christian Fellowship, has spent the past two weeks in the ICU while his …

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