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In Montana on Thursday, Republican Greg Gianforte won election to the U.S. House of Representatives despite the fact that the day before, he body-slammed a reporter for asking a question. As outraged as we are here at The Shinbone Star, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that a significant number of Americans — both in […]
By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the crowd’s reaction to first daughter Ivanka Trump’s comments on her father’s support for women and families during a panel discussion on female empowerment in Berlin. “He’s been a tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive,” she claimed, to which the audience responded with groans. Is […]
“Hello darkness, my old friend I’ve come to talk with you again.” — Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel Typically in the newsroom of a big city newspaper, journalists are making story assignments, writing, editing and taking photographs during the first hours after a big news event — such as the president of the United States […]
On Thursday, the 45th president released a “blueprint” for the 2018 budget and tweeted that it was “a budget that puts #AmericaFirst.” America First. That’s something we’ve heard a lot lately. So what does “America First” mean? Well, today it means a $2.6 billion cut to the Environmental Protection Agency. Because Americans don’t need fresh […]
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was written by a Shinbone Star staff member who, given the nature of her experiences recounted here, wishes to remain anonymous. I got up at 6 a.m. on a Saturday because I had a burning need to make a statement. I’ve seen several women — and some men — questioning why […]