Monthly Archives: December 2016

Abortion at the Door

Some folks would never vote for me. I accepted this. A frequent comment I made: “I might get elected by 51% of the voters, but I represent 100% of the people in my district.” Thus it was hard for me … Continue reading

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How Do You Know?

Our last forum was for students at the university. We had forums in small towns, two in the city, at a Christian college, and a call-in radio session (not a one in Benewah County). Forums are not really debates; there … Continue reading

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  So I lost my bid for reelection. I worked hard, didn’t take it for granted, but still lost. I’m trying to sort out how I feel. I’ve run for public office seven times now, thrice for county coroner (four … Continue reading

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Fighting Prescription Drug Abuse in Idaho

As the Latah County Coroner for 15 years, and as a practicing family physician, I was well aware of the prescription drug abuse problem long before I came to the Idaho legislature. Over 200 Idahoans die annually from prescription drug … Continue reading

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