Is Social Security Entitlement Reform a Real Possibility?

| March 24, 2013

The United States is overspending, that’s a truth. ‘On what’ is the debatable question. With an annual price-tag of $731 Billion (20% of the Federal Budget), Social Security is frequently on the chopping block. But can it be reformed without cutting benefits to seniors who desperately rely on it? Right now, their are two strongly […]

We Know How To Solve The Budget Crisis, Congress Just Refuses To Do It

| March 3, 2013

  Across the nation, and certainly across Utah, Republicans and Democrats are fighting daily about how our country should address the budget crisis, burgeoning spending, and out-of-control debt. America solved this problem just a few short years ago, why are we still fighting about it? After watching a few battles in the twitter-sphere this week, […]

Former Gov and Romney Transition Lead Mike Leavitt to states: Implement Obamacare!

| November 17, 2012

Former Utah Governor, and the head of Mitt Romney’s transition team, Mike Leavitt is encouraging states to comply with Obamacare and setup insurance exchanges, rather than leaving things to the Feds. Last week, the Salt Lake Tribune reported that members of the Utah Legislature had sent a letter to Governor Gary Herbert, demanding that Utah […]

GRAPHIC: Why Corroon’s Budget Proposal Works

| November 9, 2012

There’s been quite a bit of hype today after outgoing-Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon unveiled his 2013 budget proposal, which include a property tax raise. Check out the graphic below to see how and why the budget works. Graphic courtesy of the SLCO Mayor’s Office Thanks to current conservative rhetoric, the words “Tax Hike” […]

VIDEO – Liberal and Conservative Join Together For Ben McAdams

| November 1, 2012

No question I’m a liberal guy, so conservative Jesse Harris (@elforesto) and I don’t agree on much these days. But one thing we come together on? Everyone should vote for Ben McAdams for Salt Lake County Mayor!

Utah’s 2 Constitutional Amendments On Your Ballot – My Analysis

| October 24, 2012

As we all (hopefully) head to the polls this year, we’ll not only be voting for candidates and judges, but also two different constitutional amendments. Below is my analysis and recommendations. Constitutional Amendment A: Required Severance Tax Deposits In The Permanent Trust Fund. My Recommendation: VOTE “NO” For those who don’t know, severance taxes are what the […]

Crockett Sends “Cease & Desist” Letter For Negative Tweets

| October 4, 2012

Salt Lake County Mayoral Candidate Mark Crockett REALLY doesn’t like people who post unfavorable tweets, apparently. When I got home this evening, I was greeted by a “Cease and Desist” letter from his attorneys. Back on October 1st, local blogger and host of The Left Show JM Bell posted a blog with copies of the […]