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Conservatives are making gains

September 15, 2022

Adrienne Norris and Heather Scott
Idaho District 1, Seat A Representative Heather Scott spoke to a largely appreciative gathering Thursday, September 8, in the Ktunaxa Room at the Kootenai River Inn, lauding the number of conservative liberty candidates in Idaho who won their primaries in local and state offices and the stand taken in Boundary County to keep porn out of the hands of children in its public library. But she warned patriots that there is still much to be done to ensure that "we, the people" are heard in the halls of a government that disparages them.

She introduced as fellow conservatives Mark Mosely, Boundary County Republican Central Committeeman for Copeland, Scott Herndon, winner of the Republican primary for Idaho Senate, District 1, and Mark Fioravanti, who won the GOP primary for Boundary County Commissioner, District 2, but asserted that more true conservative Republicans who value their true Christian principals and moral values must get involved in government, either holding elected officials accountable for knowing and following the United States Constitution, the only one in the world, she said, that acknowledges God as the source of rights this nation holds dear, or seeking and holding offices of public trust.

She even recited a portion of that immortal phrase, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.," so eloquently stated in the Declaration of Independence.

Like the constitution, the declaration makes no mention of God or any other deity, though the first amendment states specifically, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof."

"Satan is trying to destroy our families and our children," Scott declared, pointing out CNN "attacking my people, calling us domestic terrorists" for standing firm against the sexualization of kids in schools and libraries.

But the people of Boundary County, she said, stood up, making a library director who would support the American Library Association's agenda to expose children to the LGTB and pedophilia, the "woke," resign, earning an ovation from those gathered. With three liberty-loving patriots elected to the school district in Priest River, Scott said, they threw out the liberal curriculum and imposed the Hilldale, wherein "teachers lead students toward moral and intellectual virtue by means of a rich and robust course of study in the liberal arts and sciences, with instruction in the principles of moral character and civic virtue."

At the state level, she lauded Dorothy Moon, who lost her bid for secretary of state but was subsequently elected chair of the Idaho Republican Party and who proved her commitment to the conservative cause by having the fortitude to issue a call to action to all Idaho Republicans to boycott those businesses and agencies that supported the recent Boise Pride Fest, to demand they return of their contribution. To their credit, several donors succumbed.

"Idaho should be leading the nation in conservative principles" Scott said. "But we're last."

Democrats and RINOS, she insists, stand in the way, but now that so many "conservatives" are all but elected, including 11 in the Idaho Senate, "we, the people," are better poised to fight the government and corporate fascists now standing in the way.

Maybe now, she says, some of her bills, referred to by the governor and RINOS as crazy, will be passed.

"We must fight government and corporate fascists," she said.

Fascism is defined as a far-right, authoritarian, ultranationalist political ideology and movement, characterized by a dictatorial leader, centralized autocracy, militarism, forcible suppression of opposition, belief in a natural social hierarchy, subordination of individual interests for the perceived good of the nation and race, and strong regimentation of society and the economy.

Scott then gave the stage to Adrienne Norris, a key figure in the effort to protect Boundary County's children from exposure to pornography in the Boundary County Public Library.

"Don't listen to what small town gossip says we are," she exhorted. "We are not book burners. We don't want porn in our libraries."

Scott concurred.

"We the people have to say no. We won't put up with it!"

It's inimical to her message, but it appears that heather Scott's interpretation of "we, the people" equates to "me, the people."

Boundary County Commission candidate Steve Fioravanti didn't say much, but instead proudly introduced himself as chairman of the local John Birch Society rather than a candidate for an office of public trust, County Commissioner District 2. He received a smattering of applause.

Founded in 1958, the Jon Birch Society is associated with ultraconservative, radical right, or far-right politics.

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Mike Weland, Publisher

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