Utah Retail Stores – Enjoy 2012, Because Our Congressman Are Tanking 2013

| November 29, 2012

Utah retail stores are on track to see some of their best sales this holiday season. But unless our congressional delegation drop their partisan opposition, next year they’ll be facing huge losses and we’ll be seeing huge tax hikes. After the 2012 election, major Republican players and elected officials across the country started recognizing that […]

GRAPHIC: Why Corroon’s Budget Proposal Works

| November 9, 2012

There’s been quite a bit of hype today after outgoing-Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon unveiled his 2013 budget proposal, which include a property tax raise. Check out the graphic below to see how and why the budget works. Graphic courtesy of the SLCO Mayor’s Office Thanks to current conservative rhetoric, the words “Tax Hike” […]

The Conservative Rhetoric Destroying Our Chances Of a Balanced Budget

| April 28, 2012

In the past 3 days, I’ve had no less than 4 conservatives try to persuade me that the only way to reduce the national deficit is by spending and tax cuts. It was less than 15 years ago that we had a balanced budget, is that really the way it came about? Nope. The last […]