The Religious Right Operative Who Helped Write Utah’s Nondiscrimination Law

| March 19, 2015

**Originally posted to Political Research Associates Was the non-discrimination/religious freedom law in Utah really the “historic compromise” it’s being touted as, or a Trojan Horse for the Religious Right’s agenda? There now seems to be little doubt with the discovery that one of the law’s authors has spent years working with the country’s most prominent Religious […]

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!

False Claims? Companies Say They Never Endorsed Mayoral Candidate Crockett

| October 7, 2012

In the final month of campaigning, the race to see who will succeed Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon is heating up. But it seems that one candidate isn’t being exactly truthful in his advertising. Throughout his campaign, Salt Lake County Mayoral candidate Mark Crockett has repeatedly made the claim that he is the most […]

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 […]

Is President Obama The Right Choice This November?

| September 10, 2012

As we enter the final two months of the 2012 elections, I find myself more and more often drawn into conversations about whether or not President Barack Obama has done enough to improve America’s economic outlook. I wanted to put out some thoughts about it.

Seizing The Future For The LGBT Community – Response to City Weekly

| August 7, 2012

Yesterday, City Weekly reporter Brandon Burt penned an open letter to me, asking why protests against Chick-fil-A in Utah fizzled out, and how the LGBT community of Utah can move forward. Sheesh… talk about pressure. As Brandon mentions in his letter, the past year has been an exciting one for the LGBT community. For the […]

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, […]