Conservatives’ Proposed Cuts to Food Stamps Based on Falsehoods

| September 17, 2013

*This piece was originally published for Political Research Associates Update: The House voted to approve the massive cuts to the SNAP program. This week, we are likely to see one of the most historic and dramatic shifts in the U.S. government’s policy on nutrition and nutritional supplements—and none of it for the better. Conservatives in […]

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 […]

Chris Stewart Claims He Didn’t Take Stimulus – Here’s The Proof He Did

| October 18, 2012

Republican candidate for Congress in Utah’s 2nd District, Chris Stewart, is claiming in the Salt Lake Tribune that he never took any stimulus funds, but it turns out.. he’s lying. Earlier today, 2nd Congressional District candidate Jay Seegmiller pointed out the hypocrisy of his Republican opponent Chris Stewart campaigning against the stimulus, when he himself […]

Mia Love vs Jim Matheson; KSL Debate Recap

| October 2, 2012

After this morning’s KSL debate between Congressman Jim Matheson and challenger Mia Love – many people were left wondering where Mia Love actually stands on some of the issues. In their opening statements, Jim Matheson touted his bipartisan voting record – saying that working with both Democrats and Republicans in Congress is critical to accomplishing […]

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, […]

Welfare Drug-Screening Bill Dehumanizes Utahns

| March 26, 2012

Governor Herbert signed HB 155 by Representative Brad Wilson (R) into law this afternoon, continuing the GOP’s attack on the poor and working-class. While the bill may have been well intentioned, it crosses the line of failing to recognize a human being’s intrinsic worth and labels them as nothing but potential criminals.