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‘Swing Low Sweet Chariot’, IVA is penniless

Nov 13th, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

By A. Maude Metcalfe It appears the time of reckoning has come for the Idaho Values Alliance. In a November 13th appeal for cash emailed to subscribers and posted on their website, the IVA board has laid it out on the table for their supporters, give till it hurts, or the IVA is a goner. [...]



Tibbs Council Diplomacy Falls Flat

Nov 11th, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

By A. Maude Metcalfe According to an interview Jim Tibbs gave the Boise Weekly on election night, as he saw his political future plummet like a lemming off a cliff, he plans to return to the Boise City Council to serve out his term through 2009. This year’s Boise City election was nearly a forgone [...]



Lack of Values Evident in Fischer’s Condemnation

Nov 11th, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

By A. Maude Metcalfe In the opinion of Bryan Fischer, Executive Director of the Idaho Values Alliance, Boiseans should invest in flood and fire insurance in light of the imminent wrath from above for their secular leanings at the polls. In his online rant, Fisher laments Boise’s fall from grace, assured that it is no [...]



Tibbs gets cuffed by the truth

Oct 29th, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

By A. Maude Metcalfe Boise City Councilman Jim Tibbs got a bitter taste of reality at the Northend Neighborhood Association when he tried to take credit for work that was accomplished by Mayor Dave Bieter. Tibbs, who is running against Mayor Bieter for the chance to sit in the city’s executive office, didn’t know what [...]



Tibbs’ plagiarism may get ink in Idaho Statesman

Oct 27th, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

By A. Maude Metcalfe It might be late in the political game, but there is a chance that the state’s largest daily could actually cover the Boise City Mayoral election and ask some hard questions of former lawman/City Councilman Jim Tibbs on the matter of plagiarizing the work of his opponent. Should the Idaho Statesman [...]



Tibbs earns “F€ for Originality

Oct 15th, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Make no mistake about it; Jim Tibbs (left) knows a good idea when he sees one. In fact, the Boise City Councilman also knows how to copy and rewrite someone else’s idea so well that he is willing to stake his reputation on it in the hopes that it will get him elected as Mayor [...]



Democrats Desire Craig’s Hardened Stance

Oct 5th, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Fine for disorderly conduct ———— $575 Hiring a hot shot defense attorney —– $549,125 from campaign coffer Larry Craig stays put in D.C. ———– PRICELESS€¦..assuming your a Democrat. There are few things about Senator Larry Craig that any Democrat would like, until now. For years they’ve cursed his very existence. Now he’s staying and they’re [...]



Makeover of ex-Boise Mayor shows low IQ

Oct 1st, 2007 | By | Category: Uncategorized

In what could be thought of as a political séance, the September issue of IQ Idaho Magazine, has editor Jeffery Boyle dusting off his trusty “Ouija Board” for the cover story, “Raked Over the Coles.” Boyle attempts to conjure up the image of a benevolent mayor by rewriting the history of former Boise Mayor Brent [...]