Monthly Archives: January 2016

Opposition to Tuition Proposal Looks To Divide and Label

President Washington prepares to lead troops to quell so-called "whiskey rebels"

President Washington prepares to lead troops to quell so-called “whiskey rebels”

You would think Idaho was experiencing the Whiskey Rebellion Part Two judging by some of the rhetoric shared regarding the ballot initiative to modestly increase the state’s tobacco tax to lower the cost of college and increase revenue to the state’s tobacco cessation programs.

“Liberal agenda, un-American, and unconscionable acts” are some of the words being used to describe the ballot initiative in the state’s newspapers. Continue reading