All in Moderation

| September 16, 2015

Judge urges GOP party and Gov. Herbert to negotiate Published at City Weekly U.S. District Judge David Nuffer is pushing the Utah Republican Party, the Utah Constitution Party and Gov. Gary Herbert to use a mediator to resolve their ongoing lawsuit over Senate Bill 54. The election-reform law, passed by the Utah Legislature in 2014, allows […]

Utah GOP Lawmakers Blame Outrage Over Rape Comments on the Press

| February 5, 2015

After one of their own faced a severe backlash this week for implying that having sex with an unconscious spouse isn’t really rape, some Utah Republican legislators are circling the wagons—blaming the outrage on the media. Utah state representative Brian Greene (Republican – Pleasant Grove) touched off a firestorm this week when he commented on […]

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 […]