The Conservative Rhetoric Destroying Our Chances Of a Balanced Budget

| April 28, 2012

In the past 3 days, I’ve had no less than 4 conservatives try to persuade me that the only way to reduce the national deficit is by spending and tax cuts. It was less than 15 years ago that we had a balanced budget, is that really the way it came about? Nope. The last […]

PETITION: Stop Gov Herbert and UDOT From Continuing Their Fight Against A Private Citizen

| April 18, 2012

CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION! What chance does a private citizen in Utah have against the political weight of Governor Gary Herbert and UDOT head John Njord? Not much. Read how they’re ruining the life of one Tooele grandmother and sign the petition to help her fight back! Last week we brought you the […]

I’m Endorsing Ben McAdams For County Mayor. Here’s Why

| April 12, 2012

This was not an easy decision for me. This year we have two incredibly strong Democratic candidates for Salt Lake County Mayor who I admire and respect a great deal. But after months of consideration, I finally came down on one side. I have known both Senator Ben McAdams and Senator Ross Romero personally for […]

LISTEN: Pete Ashdown & Scott Howell US Senate Debate

| April 11, 2012

Democratic candidates for US Senate Pete Ashdown and Scott Howell went head-to-head tonight in a debate moderated by KSL’s Doug Wright. Listen to the recording below! Video streaming by Ustream

Rob Bishop & Jason Chaffetz Want Employers To Access Your Facebook Password

| April 3, 2012

Congressmen Rob Bishop (R) and Jason Chaffetz (R) voted this past week to allow employers to require you turn over your Facebook passwords. In a nearly party-line vote, House Republicans voted unanimously to allow your boss to require you give up your private Facebook and Twitter account info. It’s a scary new phenomenon, but many […]

Utah Policy vs. PRIDEinUtah: Welfare Drug Testing. Round 4

| April 2, 2012

Jordan Garn of Utah Policy is once again going after PRIDEinUtah, attacking our defense of welfare-recipient’s civil rights. But does his latest argument represent a severely flawed view of welfare itself. I was thrilled to see that Mr. Garn published a response to PRIDEinUtah’s rebuttal, the debate moves on! After our reply to his piece, […]

Average Utahn Caught In A Republican Political Scandal

| April 2, 2012

So what happens when an average everyday Utahn gets caught up in the middle of a Republican political scandal? Nothing good. Just look at the story of Denice Graham, and the lives that were hurt because she didn’t matter.