Monthly Archives: April 2009

Late breaking bad word news

I have it from a reasonably reliable source that Bruce Edwards is scraping the naughty word off of his building, the former Helena Hotel on 25th Street. Just in case you don’t know: On Friday, with school children across the … Read More

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FrontFunner a flop? Then so is I-15

Today’s story on a BYU professor criticizing FrontRunner for being a financial flop is typical of the anti-mass transit genre for what it ignores, not what it says. I need to look up numbers so I can do a dead … Read More

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Rob Bishop and monkeys? Yes!

Someone on Facebook posted a short clip from the Daily Show on what has to be Rep. Rob Bishop’s finest moment in debate during his distinguished term in Congress. Frankly, words fail me beyond posting the clip. So, click HERE … Read More

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Is it raining stupid?

It’s late and I’m tired because I spent the morning at Hill talking history and then the afternoon slamming together a story on Everett Ruess that will grace your papers in the morning. That and a 90 minute computer training … Read More

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Global Warming a Fad? Not according to those who lied.

I’ve heard Global Warming called a fad by some who seem to think it’s some sort of liberal conspiracy. Interestingly, the NYTimes has a story today here  that the scientists who work for the advocacy group of the companies that claim … Read More

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OK Everyone: Waste Time, Cause Trouble

I found this on Jon Carroll’s column at the San Francisco Chronicle. It’s a fun video on youtube. Here’s the link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkBepgH00GM

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Ken Hammond and being a hero

Pretty sad to see OPD Officer Ken Hammond get 90 days in jail today, with work release, for a sex charge. Apparently, on a call involving a n underage girl, he went back after the call, had sex, and word got out. … Read More

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Again picking on small cars? Wrong!

There was a study out last week that said that smaller and more fuel efficient cars are dangerous because, when they get smacked by a Hummer, they tend to get squashed like a bug along with whoever is inside them. … Read More

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Maybe if I gave away free donuts?

I notice that I have 14 comments on my blog about the tea party thing — OK, a couple of those are my responses to people, but it keeps the debate going and isn’t debate what it’s all about? Interestingly … Read More

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Tea party against taxes? Good luck!

Today is the day that a number of folks, angered by the nation’s taxing problems, will hold “tea parties” to protest rising spending, increasing debt and high taxes. They are holding these parties on tax-built public buildings and lawns, getting … Read More

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