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By debbietant on 11-13-12 @ 4:42 pm
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What’s wrong with this picture is that Russ Crowder and his American Dream Montana property rights
nuts are missing.  They are probably hiding in a dark corner with the rest of the rats where they can
better pull the strings of these dancing puppets..
By JosephineDoody on 11-14-12 @ 5:35 am
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Poor Skywalker and Debbietant.
Broaden your minds and have another beer from your favorite, permanent bar stools at the
Tamarack. Say “Hi” to Barb while you’re at it.
By nam vet on 11-15-12 @ 9:25 am
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A bankrupt commissioner who can’t manage his own money in charge of the county budget - what a
sad joke!!
By fourweight on 11-15-12 @ 2:43 pm
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I wonder what these gents will want to do….???
A washed up realestate guy who went belly up because of stupid speculation…..
A good-ol-boy property rights guy who is turning his family farm into subdivisions…....

no way those guys would want to strip-mall the heck out of the entire place….nah…..

Yeh, I bet they will be balanced, watch out for the valley, water quality, keep the place
special…..yup…....just as likely as greasy pimp really caring for his “employees”.......

This place is just somewhere to turn into money for these fools - nothing more than that.  Sad that
a place as awesome as ours, has to have representatives as reprehensible as these.
By Yodah on 11-15-12 @ 9:29 pm
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Fasten your seatbelts it’s going to be a bumpy ride.
By RussCrowder on 11-16-12 @ 12:37 pm
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Yodah…Happy camper he is not…Eh?
By GATE on 11-16-12 @ 4:50 pm
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For those who are unhappy with the Commissioners performance once you’ve entered and
successfully completed the 12 step program and pass a drug test maybe you’d like to run for the
office!
By Yodah on 11-16-12 @ 6:38 pm
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Do we have to pass an audit too…...
By Yodah on 11-16-12 @ 6:39 pm
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Maybe a polygraph also…..
By JosephineDoody on 11-16-12 @ 7:01 pm
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I’ll take the farmer and former real estate guy any day of the week and twice on Sunday, over the
66 year old pony-tailed hippie war protester, occupy wall street rally organizer, anti-clean energy,
anti-business, anti-property rights lefty loon and his democrat lefty loon co-hort…Clara “F-Bomb”
LaChappelle, any day of the week and twice on Sunday. Had those two tree humpers won the
election, Flathead County would be parked out and the door slammed shut at the county line.
By Yodah on 11-16-12 @ 9:08 pm
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You sound like Tim Leary ran over your cat…....
By JosephineDoody on 11-16-12 @ 9:36 pm
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He didn’t run over my cat. He ran over my favorite Star Wars hairless midget action figure.
By Yodah on 11-16-12 @ 10:11 pm
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All kidding aside how do you explain his sworn testimony about his degree, white lie, harmless fiction, fibbing,
enthusiastic embellishment, devious deception, degree enhancement, proactive pufferey, perjury, selective
memory, shapeshifting, or whatever.  What do you think is going on there?  Please try to explain it to me.
By RIGHTOFCENTER on 11-17-12 @ 9:23 am
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Yodah, How do you explain Bill Clinton saying he never had sex with that woman not even once
and then perjured himself and was impeached and now is a Democratic national hero?  Left wing
Democrats and liberals defended him by saying it didn’t matter what he did in his personal life.  So
why does it matter what Cal Scott did in his personal life? 

Yodah, How do you explain the 3 million dollar man Joe Brenneman costing us 3 million dollars on
the Northshore Ranch fiasco; disenfranchising thousands of property owners around the WF donut;
hiring a Las Vegas planner to launch one attack after another on property owners who recuited
neighbors to spy on neighbors; pushing the Village Idiots bill on Flathead County which would have
raised taxes on the county citizens; bloating the county budget 32 million dollars in 6 years?

What ever Cal Scott did in his personal lives did not cost county tax payers a dime.  But Joe
Brenneman, the 3 million dollar man cost us 3 million (Northshore fiasco) + 32 million (County
budget bloating) for a grand total of 35 million.  How do you explain that Yodah?  What is worse,
what Joe Brenneman did to county tax payers or what Cal Scott did in his personal life?
By Yodah on 11-17-12 @ 9:49 am
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Let’s leave these other folks out of it…their sins occurred after they took office….what was Mr. Scott’s reason for
telling such a boldfacer while under oath…is he pathological…I’m just wondering, would you loan him money?
By RussCrowder on 11-17-12 @ 9:59 am
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Be careful Yodah..When you try to reason, I sense a great disturbance in “the Force”.  It’s as though
millions of liberal have suddenly cried out in pain!
By RIGHTOFCENTER on 11-17-12 @ 11:17 am
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Yodah, you need to answer first the questions on Clinton and the 3 million dollar man Joe
Brenneman.  Again, liberals like you defended Clinton to the hilt because his issues were
personal.  You dismissed perjury because it was a personal issue Please explain the difference
between him and Scott.

Brenneman’s disasterous term as county commissioner is over, but the destruction he did lives
on.  How are we going to pay back the 35 million he cost us Yodah?  I forgot to mention before the
additional hundreds of thousands of dollars Brenneman cost us by getting us into laawsuit after
lawsuit.  How much has his WF donut disaster cost us and it is still on-going even two years after
he left office.  Can you explain to us Yodah, how you propose that we get paid back for what
Brenneman has cost the citizens of Flathead County?
By Yodah on 11-17-12 @ 11:26 am
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I’ve never defended anyone but myself and my dog…and him only because English is not his first language ...
By JosephineDoody on 11-17-12 @ 9:21 pm
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@ Star Wars Hairless Midget-
I don’t explain it and I won’t defend it. That’s for Mr. Scott to do if he so chooses. I don’t give a rat’s
rump what Mr. Scott does in his private affairs - what I do care about is that he will protect the
private property rights of the citizens of Flathead County and work hard to bring representation to
the people of the WF Doughnut (a boondoggle credited to Joe Brenneman). Joe Brenneman has
cost us, the taxpayers of Flathead County, more money than any other Commissioner in our
history and we will continue to pay for his stupidity for decades to come. I’ll take Mr. Scott all day
long over the likes of Joe Brenneman and the damage he caused the Flathead.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 5:49 am
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@ Josephine Made A Doody- Ahh…the “Old Misdirection”...the magician’s friend.  What about that Ollie
North…That Bobbie Haldermann…Howard Taft’s fat butt…..
By Grizzzz on 11-18-12 @ 9:17 am
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Yodah: This article states and I quote,
   
  “Flathead County voters overwhelmingly elected the two Republican candidates during last week’s
general election.” 

Perhaps it’s time you move on. Your comments are nothing more than sour grapes.
By Heikens on 11-18-12 @ 9:30 am
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Yoda said, “Let’s leave these other folks out of it…their sins occurred after they took office.”

Their sins occurred AFTER they took office alright… where they inflicted the most damage onto the
taxpayers. Whatever Mr. Scott did before he took office affected HIM and HIM ALONE. What Joe
Brenneman did AFTER he took office affected all of us to the tune of millions of dollars that WE will
pay into perpetuity.
By DaisyCutter on 11-18-12 @ 9:54 am
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yodah;

there’s no magic about the fact that Joe Brenneman cost Flathead taxpayers millions of dollars in
lawsuits and legal fees. Democrat Joe Brenneman is the singular, biggest disaster to ever sit on
the Flathead County Commission. We should never forget how much money Joe Brenneman has
cost us and we won’t…because we’ll be paying the bill until the stars fall.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 10:12 am
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Taft’s ample seat cost taxpayers too….I just wonder how folks could justify voting for a candidate that broke his
word at least 22 times….somebody must have got hurt there…aren’t corporations people too?
By 5YearLapelTac on 11-18-12 @ 10:28 am
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@Yodah - Let’s review the carnage of sins committed AFTER they took office.

Anthony D. Weiner, Posted a Twitter photo to Gennette Cordova, a 21-year-old college student in
Seattle.
Eliot Spitzer, Involved in prostitution scandal.
David Wu, Accused of sexually assaulting an unnamed 18-year-old California woman. „
Kwame Kilpatrick, Text messaging sex scandal
John Edwards, Had an affair with a campaign employee while running for President.Has now also
admitted to fathering an illegitimate child
Bill Clinton, Affair with intern Monica Lewinsky.
David Paterson, Admitted that both he and his wife had extramarital affairs
Antonio Villaraigosa ,Affair with a television reporter.
Marc Dann, had an affair with a staffer.
Paul Morrison,  Affair with administrative staffer while Attorney General of Kansas, pressured her to
reveal information about Kansas D.A.
Gary Condit, Affair with (murdered) intern Chandra Levy.
Tim Mahoney, Admitted to multiple affairs.
Roosevelt Dobbins, pleaded guilty to fondling a 16-year-old.
Neil Goldschmidt,
Admitted to having a relationship with a 14-year-old girl.
Jim McGreevey, Resigned as NJ governor after admitting that he is “a gay American”
Bob Wise, Affair with a state government staffer
Paul E. Patton, Affair with nursing home operator; when the affair ended the state of Kentucky filed
numerous violations against her business.
Mel Reynolds, Sexual relationship with 16-year-old campaign volunteer.
Brock Adams, Eight women accused him of sexual harassment, abuse, and rape.
Chuck Robb, Admitted to receiving a nude massage from a former Miss Virginia.
Barney Frank, Affair with male prostitute, who also conducted business in Frank’s home.
Gary Hart, Affair with model Donna Rice.
Gerry Studds, Reprimanded for having sex with a male teenage House page
Fred Richmond ,Charged with soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy. „
John Andrew Young, In 1976, a staffer alleged sexual harassment against the ten-time
Congressman from Texas.
Allan Howe, Utah congressman olicited sex with two prostitutes (both of whom were undercover
cops)
Wayne Hays, Affair with secretary (one of the first major sex scandals)
Gavin Newsom, Affair with the wife of a top aide.
Sam Adams, Portland, OR mayor lied about relationship with 18-year-old male intern.
 
Can you account for this Yodah? No, you cannot. Therefore, you probably shouldn’t be engaged in
this conversation. Return to what you know…training Jedi Knights and saving the Empire. 
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 10:57 am
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I’m gonna have to drop a flag on you for “MISDIRECTION” there son…...15 yards….........
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 12:01 pm
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You’re not getting it at all….if someone gets elected and does something criminal or unethical
that’s on them for sure…..if the voters elect someone that’s criminal or unethical and they know
about it before the election…..that’s on the VOTERS.  And you do know you can’t win that sex
scandal game playing all Democrats against Republicans????  Do some research….I find it rather
disturbing that I want to talk ethics and you wave a lot of stiff arguments in my face…..
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 12:03 pm
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I mean we could spray a lot of allegations all over each other and still be unsatisfied and left with a
big mess to clean up…...
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 12:05 pm
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I might as well withdraw from this discussion before it comes to a bad end…...
By RIGHTOFCENTER on 11-18-12 @ 4:40 pm
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Yodah, read Joe Brenneman’s depostion in the Northshore Ranch fiasco.  I believe he said he did
not recall around 68 times or so.  Now obviously if you ever saw Brenneman in action, it was clear
that he was a know-it-all that acted like recalled everything.  It seems kind of curious that he
couldn’t remember anything about his own actions in the Northshore Ranch fiasco that cost the
citizens of Flathead County around 3 million smackaroos. 

Now Yodah, do you think Brenneman really didn’t recall anything about his actions in the
Northshore Ranch around 68 times or so, or do you think he may have perjued himself?  How do
you explain it Yodah?  Please give me an explaination.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 5:29 pm
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Looks like Ol’ Joe pulled a boner there, I’d guess most guys have at one time or another…
By Heikens on 11-18-12 @ 7:39 pm
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Yoda -
It is you who are not getting it. What Mr. Scott did or didn’t do BEFORE he was elected affected
only him. What Joe Brenneman did AFTER he got into office hurt all of us. One’s actions AFTER
election is far more reaching in terms of impact.

If you wish to sit in judgment of Mr. Scott before he became a Commissioner, do so at your own
peril (remember, those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones). I will reserve judgement
upon Mr. Scott until after he leaves office in 2 years. I’m betting his departure won’t cost us 3
Million Dollars like Joe Brenneman did.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 8:04 pm
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What about the credit card companies that took it in the shorts…even with a customer as slippery as Mr. Scott
that had to hurt….I hope they had some protection.
By RIGHTOFCENTER on 11-18-12 @ 8:16 pm
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What about the good citizens of Flathead County that took it in the shorts with a slippery
Commisioner like the 3 million dollar man Joe Brenneman.  That did hurt, unfortunately the County
did not have insurance to cover Brenneman’s actions.  Our county services suffered and had to
suck it up and pay for his actions.  We have to make sure it never, ever happens again.
By JosephineDoody on 11-18-12 @ 8:20 pm
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@Star Wars Hairless Midget

Are you impaired? You simply don’t get the concept of before and after do you?
As far as the credit card companies go, who’s credit rating is affected?... Mr. Scott, not the
Flathead County taxpayer.
Who’s on the hook to pay the money back as per the bankruptcy terms? Mr. Scott, not the
Flathead County taxpayer.
Who’s on the hook for the 3 million dollar Northshore Ranch fiasco perpetrated by Joe Brenneman?
The Flathead County Taxpayer, that’s who.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 8:29 pm
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I don’t know why you keep poking me with Joe B….seems kind of a backdoor way to try to make your play…If
the county doesn’t believe in protection they should pull out before something bad happens….
By JosephineDoody on 11-18-12 @ 8:45 pm
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the Star Wars Hairless Midget said, ” I don’t know why you keep poking me with Joe B…”
Clearly, it’s because you cannot grasp the following:
Joe Brenneman has cost the Flathead County taxpayer OVER 3 Million dollars in lawsuits plus
legal fees. Mr. Scott has not.

Please grasp this bit of reality so we can all move on. Sheesh.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 9:04 pm
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I guess this will have to be our climax…You’re losing interest and I’m having trouble keeping up a good stiff
rebuttal…maybe with a break we can approach this from a different angle and I can make my case with you.
By mitch on 11-18-12 @ 9:54 pm
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Yodah, I enjoy your comments.  As with everything, there are two sides to the story.  I don’t
know how familiar you are with this issue, and the group who is intent to blast you.  I have to
wonder if they are actually several, or probably one or two posting under several names as
they repeat and repeat and repeat, word for word.  You might find this article interesting. 
http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/negotiations_fail_between_north_shore_develop
ers_and_land_trust/17210/    It is commendable that you are able to stick to the topic at hand
and do so without the name calling.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 10:13 pm
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I know about the lawsuit and the settlement…it’s the source of my unease….I don’t have a lot of faith in the
County government…I think it’s amateurs against savvy professionals and the taxpayers pay for any errors…I’m
not sure that 3 peas in the same pod will see things from a varied perspective that might benefit their decision
making process….when all you hear is an echo of your own voice you may start to think you’re right (correct) all
the time….and you won’t be…..
By 3Hills on 11-18-12 @ 10:23 pm
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Ah yes, take it from Mitch…that bastion and purveyor of truth, freedom, and the American way.

How ironic that Mitch says, “It is commendable that you are able to stick to the topic at hand
and do so without the name calling.”...commendable indeed since Mitch is rarely capable of it
himself (or herself, whichever the case may be).

We now have Mitch counseling Yodah. Oid vey.
By Yodah on 11-18-12 @ 10:33 pm
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Don’t be too hard on Mitch…he was willing to take a load of grief, several loads in fact…cause I’m sure you’ ll all
pile on now and have your way with him..
By mitch on 11-18-12 @ 10:46 pm
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I don’t feed trolls.  smile
By 3Hills on 11-19-12 @ 7:13 am
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Mitch says, : “It is commendable that you are able to stick to the topic at hand
and do so without the name calling.”

How hypocritical of you Mitch. You’re still unable to participate in cogent debate without name
calling. Thanks for proving my point.
 
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