Eric Ethington | 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 […]
Eric Ethington | 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 […]
Eric Ethington | 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!
Eric Ethington | 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 […]
Eric Ethington | 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 […]
Eric Ethington | September 15, 2012
Earlier today, the Sutherland Institute and the John Birch Society jointly sponsored the grossly misnamed “Freedom Conference.” Unfortunately, it seems facts were checked at the door – in favor of yet another echo chamber for Utah Republicans to spin their empty rhetoric. Attorney General candidate John Swallow (whom PRIDEinUtah has been told is under FBI […]
Eric Ethington | 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.