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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

Utah Freedom Conference; aka the No-Fact Conservative Speech Bubble

| 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 […]

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.