Category Archives: Blog – Nate Shelman

No New Laws To Stop Evil

No New Laws To Stop Evil

As I type this blog, more details are emerging on what appears to be another cop shooting.MORE

Bum Alley

Bum Alley

It is now time for the City of Boise or ACHD to roll through West Cooper StMORE

I Want My MTV

I Want My MTV

So I’m watching the MTV Video Music Awards this past SundayMORE

Evil Exists

Evil Exists

It doesn’t matter if you believe in God, Jesus, Buddha, Moses, Mohammad, aliens or the devil for that matterMORE

Tough Day

Tough Day

Today, I became “the kid who threw his mom in a nursing home”MORE

Word to the wise

Word to the wise

I’m pretty sure, if I could wish any punishment upon my enemies, I’d wish they deal with the Medicaid signup process…MORE

Friends By Any Other Name

Off the top of my head, I have 20 friends who are either gay or lesbian. Friends whom have invited me into their lives and whom I've invited into mine.  Friends. People who I've broken bread with. People who I've laughed and cried with. People who I've argued with. People. Some are Christian, some are…MORE

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Blogs

BLOG: Coach Harsin and “Twitiots”

BLOG: Coach Harsin and “Twitiots”

  Coach Harsin and “Twitiots” By Rick Worthington Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin discussed social media criticism – specifically on Twitter – during his weekly press conference Monday. Coach Harsin coined the phrase “Twitiots” during the presser. It was quite a rant, and to a man, I’m pleased to see coach Harsin defending his…

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK!

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK!

Halloween Blog: Candy Corn – YUCK! By Rick Worthington 10/31/19 Let me just go ahead and get this out of the way. Candy corn is gross. If you give out candy corn on Halloween, kids are leaving your house upset. Little Jimmy and Suzzy are complaining to Mom and Dad, and your neighbors are embarrassed…

I Love Mike Kasper…But Sometimes He’s Just…Wrong

I Love Mike Kasper…But Sometimes He’s Just…Wrong

While some may celebrate Meridian’s dedication to automotive safety by passing a “Hands Free Ordinance”, I do not. Driving any automobile is dangerous. Distractions are abound. Be it inside or outside the car. Screaming kids, eating, makeup application, shaving, pets, and your radio (not us, everyone else) to name a few from the inside. Then…

Isn’t It About Time We Ban Hand Held Devices While Driving in Every Idaho City?

Isn’t It About Time We Ban Hand Held Devices While Driving in Every Idaho City?

After weeks of debate and public hearings, The Meridian City Council has approved an ordinance that prohibits the use of mobile devices and cellphones while driving within Meridian city limits. The ordinance passed Tuesday night (10/22). But it didn’t pass easily. It required Mayor Tammy deWeerd to cast the tie-breaking vote. The ban goes into…