Matt Baiker

It's sad but true. We have met the enemy and it is us. The leadership of Helena is however more interested in climbing the political ladder than they are in forging a strong and responsive city government. Until the citizens of this fine city realize the poor choices they have made in lea…

One has to look no further than Social Security, produced during the Great Society era, to see the failure of our politicians and government to secure programs to benefit society. In order to cover that deficit and meet its obligations to current retirees, Social Security has been withdra…

Makes one wonder if the Mayor was possibly uninsured. He seemed awfully quick to offer to pay for the damages out of his pocket without a second thought. Without a police officer involved who would ask him?

Interim Park and Recreational Director Marr stated previously: " also noted in his handout that Helena is unique among other municipalities like Kalispell, Bozeman and Great Falls in that the city is in charge of "extensive" open lands. "
First off should the city be…

"I've got a pen and I've got a phone." Oooops.

Give me a break! This mayor has not proven himself fulfilling less than one full term in the position. Next time you dodge that pot hole tell me again what a great job the city is doing on the streets. On second thought, please don't, as skipping records drive me crazy.

No matter which side of the argument you are on it doesn't hurt to have an open mind:

Raising the cigarette tax will curb smoking? Errrr......I don't think so! People will seek other means of purchase (IMO) such as purchase them on the reservations, internet, vamping, etc.

It is not really surprising that the tax and spend groups will find an issue with this bill. This reminds me of what Margaret Thatcher said "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money". And guess what folks, that time is not far off.

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