Megaload Tar Sands Boondoggle
by Jim Fetter
(Printed here with cartoonist's permission.)
Otter's blast at Judge Winmill: He's not one of us
Dan Popkey, Idaho Statesman, 2/13/14
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter says U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill is out of touch with Idaho values, including freedom and the marketplace... Otter “urged people to understand their votes matter in coming elections because public officials are responsible for appointing judges like Idaho U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill, who he said might not share Idaho’s values”... It’s not every day a governor questions the values of an Idaho federal judge... Among Winmill’s notable cases:... delaying megaload transports over U.S. Highway 12 and ordering the U.S. Forest Service to assess environmental impacts... Read more.