The extremist Carbon County Republican Women group (and their men!) came out of the woodwork to inundate the Carbon County News with a couple of wacky and fact-void letters-to-the-editor, as well as with a report on their group’s “concerns”…

What really concerns our community is how the group's concerns apparently don't extend to personal freedom and privacy, the right of a woman not to...

No place can sustain unlimited population growth, but that is particularly true in places like Montana, especially with our limited water resources — fortunately, more people are paying attention to the problem of unrestricted development…

From the Montana Free Press: https://montanafreepress.org/2024/02/15/judge-rules-against-developers-in-landmark-water-ruling/? Not to mention the effect of unrestricted development on our quality of life and the beauty of our state....

Our groundwater supplies in the West have never been unlimited, but between overpopulation, man-caused climate change and un-wise use, the availability of fresh water is of increasing concern…

From Inside Climate News: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/24012024/world-groundwater-levels-dropping-quickly/? We say "Whiskey's for drinking, water's for fighting" in the West because our fresh water supply has never been unlimited...

Water woes are beginning to be felt in Carbon County, due to man-caused climate change and overdevelopment, and it’s only going to get worse unless action is taken…

From the Daily Montanan: https://dailymontanan.com/2024/01/31/new-study-says-climate-change-behind-drop-in-northern-hemisphere-snowpack/? wells going dry, unstable stream flows, low water, wildfires

It can be difficult to de-program someone in a cult or someone who has truly odious views (homophobia, white supremacy and fascist views, religious extremism, etc.), but “prebunking” can help start the process of making MAGA cultists and others less prone to believing misinformation…

From medium.com: https://medium.com/jigsaw/prebunking-to-build-defenses-against-online-manipulation-tactics-in-germany-a1dbfbc67a1a From inoculation.science: https://inoculation.science/debunking-versus-prebunking/ Fox News, trump, Republican disinformation, Shapiro, Newsman

From our man-caused climate change section: unusually warm Arctic air disrupted the polar jet stream, giving us a brief taste of bitter cold we used to experience more of in Montana, but now we’re back to the unusually warm and dry weather we had in the fall that has dominated this winter…

From Scientific American: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/whats-behind-the-arctic-blast-plunging-into-the-u-s/ an inconvenient truth, if you care about your children you will care about climate change, climate change denial a mental illness,...