Sunday February 11, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

February 11, 2024

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: (2 Corinthians 4:3)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXV, Section 2

Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress.

  1. Sent to the Idaho Legislature Yesterday.

Just a reminder that voting for an Article V Constitutional Convention or a convention of the states, would be a disaster for the country.  My short thoughts are below.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

Convention of the States: Background: Just to be clear, I do not support this convention. There is just too much danger: they could eliminate much of the Bill of Rights and change other provisions.  Better to handle one issue at a time as has been done in the past.  Plus, if the left does not follow the present Constitution, they will not follow a revised one.  With the Left in control of so much of our government at the present time, this is just not the right time for a Constitutional Convention.  This would be very dangerous.

  1. Government action on President’s classified documents 4 minutes
  1. Senate Republicans who voted for disastrous border bill: Some surprises
  1. Willis in trouble
  1. My perspective.

Jim Hollingsworth

Can we ever end our use of fossil fuels?  Not on the short term.  The question is not so much can we, but why should we?  There is no climate emergency, and true science makes it clear that carbon dioxide and fossil fuels are beneficial so why stop using them?   Having fossil fuels and not using them is like having a car with a full gas tank, but still insisting on pushing the car to avoid pollution.  Wind and solar will never fill the need.  Here in North Idaho we have months of cloudy weather, and the wind often does not blow when it gets real cold.  You cannot build a battery that large, and batteries have a fairly short life.  The solution is to recognize that this is not a climate emergency, but a matter of control.  They want to control how we live and this seems the easiest way at it; control the climate.

  1. Law and Order in Florida keeps crime down
  1. Is Michael Mann a Fraud?  I have followed this man for many years and cannot see how a court could side with him.  He is a science disaster.
  1. Island Volcano Erupts for third time launching lava into air near emptied towns
  1. Trump wins large victory in Nevada
  1. Evacuate Rafah in Gaza ahead of expected invasion
  1. Governor DeSantis: No flags but U.S. and Florida flag on public buildings
  1. Dr Jackson: Biden Doctor not to be trusted
  1. Biden Climate Requirements going the wrong direction
  1. Gorka/Epshteyn: Supreme Court Hearing on Ballot issue
  1. Biden will not face charges over classified papers, says ‘memory is fine’ | Reuters Too old and feeble to be charged, yet he is fine to run the country.  Either it was a crime or it wasn’t.
  1. Biden won’t be charged in classified docs case; special counsel cites instances of ‘poor memory’ (nbcnews.com)

Saturday February 10, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. (2 Corinthians 1:4)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXV, Section 1

In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President.

  1. Trump Victory in Nevada Caucus
  1. Biden Plan for Fossil Fuels would destroy industry
  1. Tucker Carlson Beats out Fake News  
  1. Mail-in Ballot fraud: Trump would have won in 2020
  1. Is Rafah next? In Gaza.
  1. Biden Climate Requirements going the wrong direction
  1. Michael Mann wins 1 million lawsuit This man is wrong on the basics of science and he has misled many important international officials.  There is no climate emergency.
  1. Michael Mann wins million dollar lawsuit against Steyn For a couple of decades Michael Mann has been preaching a false gospel about climate change.  This would not be so bad except he has also convinced thousands of people in office of his false narrative.  I hope they will appeal the judgment.  No honest person can get a fair trial in Washington DC.  Michael Mann drove Dr. Timothy Ball to an early grave with his lawsuit against him.
  1. Even some Democrats are now rejecting Biden
  1. Possible Replacement for McDaniels  She says she is not resigning.
  1. Tucker Carlson interviews Putin: 2 hours
  1. Tucker Carlson interview with Vladimir Putin: Comments: 2 Hours
  1. Trump wins Nevada Caucus with 99% of the vote cast
  1. In Trump co-defendant trial: Judge seeking answers
  1. Congressional Resolution in support Trump in Ballot case: Introduced
  1. Some on left critical of Colorado Ballot Case
  1. Liberal Supreme Court Justice appears to favor Trump in Colorado Ballot Case
  1. Calls for McConnell to resign his Senate position: Senators feel betrayed
  1. Can Senator McConnell explain his support for terrible border bill This bill would not only, not control the border, it would make it even easier to get into the U.S.  Why did McConnell support this very bad bill?
  1. Constant Calm Days bad news for wind  Here in North Idaho it has been raining, snowing, or cloudy for almost three months, with few sunny days.  Solar would never work here.
  1. Gregory Wrightstone Defends CO2 42 Minutes
  1. Biden insists that he is in fine shape; good memory etc.
  1. Secret Illegal Alien compound discovered
  1. Illegal Aliens soon to become new Democrat Voters
  1. Alvin Bragg in trouble with Manhattan police over police attacker let go free
  1. Trump charged but Biden gets a free pass
  1. Helicopter found; marines missing The press on this is pretty scanty.  Was the found helicopter all in one piece, and if so were the men inside?  Or was it blown to pieces and the men with it? Has anyone actually reached the aircraft?

            5 men confirmed dead

  1. 62 House Republicans say Trump did not incite an insurrection
  1. Hamas requests 45-day ceasefire and release of hostages This may be the offer that Israel has already rejected.  
  1. inlandNWreport.com

Friday February 9, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

February 9, 2024

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. (1 Corinthians 16:13)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXIV, Section 2

The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

  1. Enough talk: time for action to stop invasion at the border
  1. Supreme Court to consider Trump Ballot Case Remember that both Colorado and Maine have kicked Trump off the ballot, so this is an important case.
  1. Supreme Court could be on Trump’s side in ballot election case
  1. Haley and Trump
  1. Biden gets confused; says he met with French President Mitterrand who died 28 years ago
  1. Landmark Energy Decision by RNC
  1. Biden and Electric Vehicles
  1. Michael Mann sues over climate statements Mann drove Tim Ball broke before he died.  Mann and the hocky stick.  He never gives up, though very wrong.  Climate is just long-term weather.
  1. Trump: Current Border Bill bad legislation
  1. Judicial Watch sues Mississippi over counting late ballots
  1. True cost of net zero
  1. Hamas Proposal Rejected by Israel
  1. McDaniel say she is not resigning from RNC
  1. Response to death of three soldiers
  1. After going to Russia Carlson may not be very popular with Europe Carlson is rocking the boat, and that is always dangerous.
  1. A Second MAGA administration will be much wiser For one thing, Trump did have a few qualified people on staff, but they were not permitted to accomplish anything.  Will Trump listen to the truly scientific conservatives and dive deeper into the deep state for changes?
  1. Sebastian Gorka with Steve Cortes: I was wrong about Trump 14:38 Minutes
  1. Dam Removal make no sense; they are vital.
  1. Climate Agenda makes Vital CO2 a pollutant
  1. Trump Wants to Debate Biden: He has refused
  1. Helicopter found; marines missing The press on this is pretty scanty.  Was the found helicopter all in one piece, and if so were the men inside?  Or was it blown to pieces and the men with it? Has anyone actually reached the aircraft?
  1. 5 men confirmed dead
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Thursday February 8, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

February 8, 2024

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

For a great door and effectual is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries. (1 Corinthians 16:9)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXIV, Section 1

The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.

  1. McDaniel offers to step down: McCarthy Replacement?
  1. House Democrats suggest ousting Speaker Johnson so Senate Border Bill Could Pass
  1. California: 500 arrested in sex trafficking sting
  1. Some Texas Democrats oppose Abbott border plan, but most Republican governors support him.
  1. Speaker Johnson: Senate border bill dead on arrival How could any sane Republican have voted for this bill?  It only makes it easier to cross the border, and does not stop illegal immigration.
  1. Fireworks in Senate over latest border Bill We do not need more laws; we just need to enforce existing law, and close the border.
  1. Trump mentions two possible VP Choices Personally I do not think America is ready for a woman president.  We have had a few great women in politics, but are we ready for a woman for president?  How about JD Vance?  There are many MAGA who would make great presidents.
  1. Florida possible homeless solution: Homeless Camps with some public services
  1. Trump challenges Biden to a debate: No Answer (He said “no”.)
  1. Marine Helicopter down near San Diego
  1. Rain, Mud Slides in Los Angeles
  1. Haley loses to “none of these candidates” in Nevada Trump was not on the ballot.  Caucus coming.
  1. Bombings in Pakistan kill many
  1. Biden: Abbott blocking enforcement of border security
  1. Is it an invasion?
  1. Secretary Mayorkas survives narrow House impeachment vote
  1. Why Biden Threatens to Veto Aid to Israel
  1. America First – Sebastian Gorka Hour 3: February 05, 2024 (salemnewschannel.com) Victor Davis Hanson: The Case for Trump 47 min
  1. Tucker Carlson in Moscow to interview Putin 4:28 Minutes
  1. Putin interview with Tucker Carlson shows Kremlin outreach to Trump’s GOP – The Washington Post

Wednesday February 7, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

February 7, 2024

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, umoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. (1 Corinthians 15:58)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXIII, Section 2

The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

  1. Appeals Court: Trump no immunity in Jan 6 case
  1. Trump not on Nevada Ballot, but Caucus
  1. DeSantis: No Monument Removal in Florida
  1. DeSantis: Don’t let Florida become a California
  1. Some Democrats Reject Biden Policies
  1. Biden L ost on Border Policy
  1. Haley Accuses Trump Over Senate Border Bill    

     8.  Biden Making all the Wrong Choices

9. Fox News Discusses the Senate Border Bill 26 Minutes

10. Oregon Republicans Support Texas Governor Greg Abbott at Border

11. Trump Condemns Senate Border Bill This bill would only make it easier to enter the country.  We do not need any more laws, we just need to enforce the present laws and stop them at the border.  We need to pick up the Welcome Mat.

12. J.D. Vance cut off in interview about Trump

13. Willis, Wade to testify at February 15 Hearing

14. Black Chicago Residents upset by Mayor’s Immigration policies

15. E. Jean Carroll giddy about Trump judgment, but will have to wait for appeals to start spending

16. Media Balance Newsletter published by a friend, John Droz

Tuesday February 6, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

February 5, 2024

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. (1 Corinthians 15:22)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXIII Section 1

The District constituting the seat of government of the United States shall appoint in such manner as the Congress may direct:

  1. Trump could lose ballot issue in supreme Court
  1. Trump and battle with prosecutor Jack Smith
  1. Trump Follows a Rocky Legal Path
  1. Some say Trump Considering Robert F. Kennedy as Vice President Choosing Kennedy may gain a few more liberal votes, but it would destroy partisan politics.  Kennedy is a breath of fresh air among Democrats, but he has a couple of things working against him: 1) He is and always will be a Kennedy, with all that goes with the name, and 2) He is still a Democrat at heart and supports most of their Marxist programs.  Having him as vice president would be a national disaster.
  1. Will 83.3 million verdict stand in E. Jean Carroll case against Trump?
  1. Judge will announce decision in Trump Fraud trial shortly.  No matter what, Trump will appeal.  Does not seem constitutional to take away a person’s living for a light cause.
  1. Could Fani Willis be in trouble?  Does not seem very likely.
  1. Trump Trial Delayed
  1. Significance of delaying Trump Trial
  1. Who is controlling the agenda of the Republican Party?
  1. Migrants get $9,000 in Chicago This is a great incentive to come to Chicago.
  1. Election Day Voting by Midnight The intent was that all counting would be completed by midnight, though that may not always be possible.  No counting ballots days after the election.  The law calls for a day of voting, not several days.
  1. Democrat Plan to let non-Citizens vote in Presidential Elections
  1. Air Strikes against Iranian Targets

Monday February 5, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

February 5, 2024

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. (1 Corinthians 15:22)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXIII Section 1

The District constituting the seat of government of the United States shall appoint in such manner as the Congress may direct:

  1. Trump could lose ballot issue in supreme Court
  1. Trump and battle with prosecutor Jack Smith
  1. Trump Follows a Rocky Legal Path
  1. Some say Trump Considering Robert F. Kennedy as Vice President Choosing Kennedy may gain a few more liberal votes, but it would destroy partisan politics.  Kennedy is a breath of fresh air among Democrats, but he has a couple of things working against him: 1) He is and always will be a Kennedy, with all that goes with the name, and 2) He is still a Democrat at heart and supports most of their Marxist programs.  Having him as vice president would be a national disaster.
  1. Will 83.3 million verdict stand in E. Jean Carroll case against Trump?
  1. Judge will announce decision in Trump Fraud trial shortly.  No matter what, Trump will appeal.  Does not seem constitutional to take away a person’s living for a light cause.
  1. Could Fani Willis be in trouble?  Does not seem very likely.
  1. Trump Trial Delayed
  1. Significance of delaying Trump Trial
  1. Who is controlling the agenda of the Republican Party?
  1. Migrants get $9,000 in Chicago This is a great incentive to come to Chicago.
  1. Election Day Voting by Midnight The intent was that all counting would be completed by midnight, though that may not always be possible.  No counting ballots days after the election.  The law calls for a day of voting, not several days.
  1. Democrat Plan to let non-Citizens vote in Presidential Elections
  1. Air Strikes against Iranian Targets

Sunday February 4, 2024 Attachment Israel

In Support of Israel!

Israel has been threatened with or engaged in war since the beginning of her existence. Her early history is well documented in the Bible, and the present/future wars were likewise predicted—leading up to the conflict we see today.

The good news is that God has promised to keep Israel and has guaranteed her future existence. Moreover, Scripture declares that Israel shall be exalted to the head of all the nations.

In Deuteronomy we read, “And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them” (Deuteronomy 28:13 NKJV). It is obvious that Israel has not heeded the commandments of the Lord in the past, and is not doing so today! However, that day is coming.

God has regathered Israel making her the only “born again” nation that has literally been raised up from the dead (think May 14, 1948). As mentioned above, Israel is still in rebellion against the Lord but shall soon be spiritually revived, recognize Jesus as her Messiah, and be climactically rescued from all her enemies. Moreover, Israel shall never cease to be a nation before the Lord. She has a guaranteed future (see Jeremiah 31:31–40, Ezekiel 36:19–36, Zechariah 12–14, Ezekiel 38–39 and Revelation 19).

Of Israel the Lord said,

“…I scattered them among the nations, and they were dispersed throughout the countries; I judged them according to their ways and their deeds. When they came to the nations, wherever they went, they profaned My holy name—when they said of them, ‘These are the people of the Lord, and yet they have gone out of His land.’ But I had concern for My holy name, which the house of Israel had profaned among the nations wherever they went. Therefore, say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus says the Lord God: “I do not do this for your sake, O house of Israel, but for My holy name’s sake, which you have profaned among the nations wherever you went. And I will sanctify My great name, which has been profaned among the nations, which you have profaned in their midst; and the nations shall know that I am the Lord,” says the Lord God, when I am hallowed in you before their eyes. For I will take you from among the nations, gather you out of all countries, and bring you into your own land. Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols. I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will keep My judgments and do them. Then you shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; you shall be My people, and I will be your God. I will deliver you from all your uncleannesses. I will call for the grain and multiply it, and bring no famine upon you. And I will multiply the fruit of your trees and the increase of your fields, so that you need never again bear the reproach of famine among the nations. Then you will remember your evil ways and your deeds that were not good; and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight, for your iniquities and your abominations. Not for your sake do I do this,’ says the Lord God, ‘let it be known to you. Be ashamed and confounded for your own ways, O house of Israel!” “Thus says the Lord God: ‘On the day that I cleanse you from all your iniquities, I will also enable you to dwell in the cities, and the ruins shall be rebuilt. The desolate land shall be tilled instead of lying desolate in the sight of all who pass by. So they will say, “This land that was desolate has become like the garden of Eden; and the wasted, desolate, and ruined cities are now fortified and inhabited.” Then the nations which are left all around you shall know that I, the Lord, have rebuilt the ruined places and planted what was desolate. I, the Lord, have spoken it, and I will do it” (Ezekiel 36:19–36 NKJV).

Jeremiah prophesied,

“Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah” (Jeremiah 31:31 NKJV).

He said it and he will do it!

Christians are compelled to support Israel—not her present rebellions and blindness. Thus, we pray for her peace, and seek to bless her in every way possible. We seek to demonstrate our love for God’s Chosen People by missionary effort and material support.

God told Abraham,

“I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed” (Genesis 12:3 NKJV). 

Therefore, even amidst the present distress, we are planning a trip to Israel and want to invite you to join us for the trip of a lifetime. We are planning to take a group—leaving the USA on April 3, 2024 and returning April 18. We will be visiting several Biblical sites as well as engage in encouragement opportunities that are intended to bless the people of the Land.

If you are interested in going with me on a safe, guided, tour, please contact Liz@Candlelight.org.

Pastor Paul D. Van Noy, Candlelight

Candlelight.org

Sunday February 4, 2024

Jim Hollingsworth

jimhollingsworth@frontier.com

February 4m 2024

Dear Friends,

Here are a few articles for your consideration.

Thanks.

Jim Hollingsworth

If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. (1 Corinthians 15:19)

U.S. Constitution Amendment XXII, Section 2

This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission to the States by the Congress.

(This is a little short today because I was locked out of my computer for half a day.)

  1. Please see the attachment “In Support of Israel” shared by a friend.
  1. U.S. Supreme Court and Trump Texas Ballot Case
  1. Judge Rejects Challenge to Mail In Ballots in North Dakota
  1. Junk Climate Science Put on Trial
  1. Senate passes bill to “protect” the border No new bill is needed.  This bill will just make it easier to enter the country.  Just enforce existing laws and keep them out.
  1. Two More Migrant Police attackers arrested
  1. F-16 Crashes off cost of S. Korea: Pilot rescued
  1. Robert Malone on Epoch Times: 50 Min
  1. Steeling the Mind Bible Conference

Saturday February 3, 2024 Attachment caucus

Presidential Caucus Fact Check

Brent Regan

“I’m a lifetime Republican and I’m really worried I won’t be able to participate in the Presidential Caucus” said Jim, an 89 year old combat veteran during a call with Idaho GOP Chairman Dorothy Moon. Jim called the state party headquarters after reading Sandy Patano’s “Opinion: Idaho GOP’s Presidential Caucus confusion,” an OpEd full of misleading information, half-truths and outright lies.

One of the few facts in the article is that Patano is a founding member of North Idaho “Republicans” or NIR, a shadowy organization not officially part of Idaho’s Republican Party. NIR was fined the maximum amount allowed by law for lying to the Secretary of State and they received a Cease and Desist letter from the Republican National Committee’s General Council to stop them from falsely using the Republican brand.

NIR founders include never-Trumpers and Biden supporters and, unlike the official Republican Party whose members who are elected by the people, NIR members are self-appointed. They hold secretive meetings where they have physically ejected elected Idaho Republican legislators because they were not “their” kind of Republican. NIR members have used the progressive Democrat tactics of false accusation, bullying, guilt by association and outright lies in their propaganda campaign.

NIR members have claimed the Republican Party is full of racists, “groypers” and anti-Semites and that when good conservative legislators vote against bloated spending bills it is the same as “defunding the police.” The 2023 Idaho State Police appropriations bill had an 18.8% increase over the 2021 base, included 22 new salaried positions, and over $18,000 to pay the lab fees for drug testing race horses (competitors currently pay those fees). Protecting Idaho voters from runaway spending and special interest payoffs is what NIR calls “defunding the police.”

Most NIR claims are so absurd that they only deserve to be mocked. However the misinformation NIR presented about the Presidential Caucus needs to be corrected. To date, no NIR members have participated in organizing or volunteered for the Presidential Caucus so they have no direct knowledge.

What will happen is on Saturday March 2nd at 11:00 AM Pacific Time, Noon Mountain Time the Caucus will open. You will present your government issued photo ID, sign the Poll Book and receive a stamp on the back of your hand. The program will start at Noon Pacific, 1:00 PM Mountain. After an invocation, the Pledge of Allegiance and a few words from the Caucus Captain the 5 minute candidate presentations will begin. To receive your ballot you show your hand stamp, which will be canceled by a second stamp and you will be issued a ballot. There will be a privacy area for you to mark you ballot which you will then deposit in the ballot box. It’s just that simple.

Here are some of the false claims made by NIR and the facts from the IDGOP and the Presidential Caucus Handbook.

False Claim: The Idaho GOP eliminated the Presidential Primary.

FACT: House Bill 138 was presented as moving the Presidential Primary from March to May but what it really did was to eliminate the Presidential Primary altogether, disenfranchising EVERY Republican voter. The Idaho Republican Party (IDGOP) supported and lobbied to repeal this bill but the legislature’s leadership was not interested in calling an emergency session. The 218 members of the IDGOP Central Committee voted to establish a “Firehouse” Caucus on Saturday March 2.

False Claim: The Caucus will “cut the average voter out of the primary election process”

FACT: The Caucus is open to ALL affiliated Republican voters and just like regular voting you will need to go to the location assigned to your precinct and present photo ID to vote.

False Claim: Only eligible voters with a postcard Golden Ticket will be admitted.

FACT: Every registered voter who was affiliated with the Republican Party before January 1st 2024 will receive a courtesy postcard informing them of their precinct name and the location of their Caucus. When you arrive you will need to know the name of your precinct so you know which precinct Poll Book will have your name listed. If you don’t know your precinct there will be precinct maps so you just have to point to where you live.  The postcard is not required but will speed your check-in if you have it.

False Claim: The Caucus will be a prolonged, hours long “dumpster fire” event.

FACT: The Presidential Caucus in 2012 did take several hours because it had multiple rounds of voting to determine a single winner. The 2024 Caucus will have a single round of voting and could takes as little as a few minutes if all you want to do is cast your vote and not listen to the 5 minute candidate presentations.

False Claim: Results will be secretly tabulated by IDGOP party members.

FACT: The ballots will be transparently tabulated immediately after balloting finishes at each of the 215 caucus locations statewide. Ballots will be hand counted by at least two tabulators that were nominated by the Caucus Captain and affirmed by the voters at that location. Witnesses assigned by the campaigns and any voters who wish to remain will be allowed to observe, but not interfere, with the tabulation.  Ballots must be counted twice and both totals must match exactly or they must be counted again. The results for each caucus location will be entered onto a Tabulation Sheet, signed by the Tabulators and the Captain and then transmitted to IDGOP headquarters. The Poll Books, Tabulation Sheet and all cast, spoiled and unused ballots, will be sealed in a box and securely transported to the IDGOP headquarters for canvasing.

False Claim: Countless professionals, constrained by work commitments may find it impossible to participate in person, members of the military and parents with small children will be disenfranchised.

FACT: The Caucus is being held midday on a Saturday specifically so that working voters will be able to participate. There are 579,773 Republican affiliated voters in Idaho. 582 of those, 0.1%, have mailing address outside the lower 48 states and a fraction of those are deployed military. Minor children can accompany their parents to the Caucus.

Your Idaho Republican Party has a dedicated team working every day to ensure the 2024 Presidential Caucus is a success. The Presidential Caucus is funded by the IDGOP, your local Republican Central Committee and fees from the six Presidential Candidates. The Caucus will save Idaho taxpayers the 2.7 million dollars it costs to hold a primary election.

It seems that for political reasons there are those who want the Presidential Caucus to fail. You probably shouldn’t take caucus advice from those people. It’s just common sense.