Reality Check

Reality Check

The Magic of Christmas

For me, Santas represent loss and recovery, community and strength

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

Cable Bill Tax Reform

This tax reform feels much like cable: It’s great today, but at some point the trillion-dollar bill will come in the mail

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

Taking Stock

When we take stock of all that is good in our lives, the view of our present and future isn't so dim

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

Giving Back to Montana

Heaven is littered with remarkable women who gave themselves to Montana for the love of its people and its opportunities

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

Location, Location, Location

The Old School Station site is worthy of full investigation by the city and county as a possible location for a new jail

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

Time to Restore Humanity

Relishing in another’s failure used to be un-American but now seems common just by cursory review of media headlines and social media sites

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

A Broke State in a Booming Economy

State funding should not be generated on the backs of working Montanans due to unanticipated changes in industry

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

The Secretary and the Firefighter

As we watch the smoke billow into our valley, it’s important to recognize the folks risking their lives to save our national treasures and homes

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

My How Things Have Changed

Unemployment is at an all-time low, real estate prices have fully recovered from the recession and construction activity abounds

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

Do We Have Any Standards Left?

We should expect from our elected officials the same behavioral standards, at a minimum, that we expect of our children

By Tammi Fisher
Reality Check

Extremism Revealed

Extremism is void of critical thinking and leads to political impasse, outrageous behavior, and atrocities

By Tammi Fisher

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