Vote for progress and vote Democrat

According to Webster’s dictionary, compromise is defined as “a settlement of differences reached by mutual concessions.” It seems that Mr. Barbieri, one of our North Idaho state representatives, has no use for any such concessions when it comes to the subject of governance.

How ironic it is that an elected official, who regularly spews his reverence for our nation’s Constitution, can be so oblivious to the very core of the initial construction of our nation’s framework. Often referred to as a “bundle of compromises,” any true citizen-patriot would concede the necessity for compromise regarding the constitutional convention process. Mr. Barbieri, however, like so many other far-right ideologues (Limbaugh, Norquist, etc.) seems to perceive compromise as some hideous weakness. The opportunity to remove these “McCarthy-like” cancers from our American political system cannot be missed. Vote for progress. Vote Democrat on Nov. 6.

DANIEL D. BUTLER

Sandpoint

Read More News

Federal government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

AP

December 04, 2016 at 9:36 pm | The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won't grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota

Read More

Christmas gifts for hunters and anglers

December 04, 2016 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press People shopping in Idaho for Christmas gifts likely have a relative or friend who is an angler or hunter. There is absolutely no end to the products that are available in the retail stores for...

Read More

Hunter sales, reports online

December 04, 2016 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press People once again can buy Idaho hunting and fishing licenses and tags online, but they will have to establish a user name and password to get entrance into the system.The Mandatory Hunter...

Read More

2017 big game season meeting in Sandpoint

December 04, 2016 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is starting to collect public input to develop big game hunting season proposals for 2017 and 2018. Big game seasons are now set for a two year period, so the...

Read More