Monthly Archives: June 2010

So much for fear mongering about guns

My thought on hearing that the Supreme Court has pretty much shot down the idea that individuals can’t own guns was “Gosh, I wish Obama would say that out loud and cut the NRA off at the knees.” I wasn’t … Read More

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Your benefits are a sacrifice I'm willing to make

Interesting article in today’s business section (HERE! CLICK!) about the usual condemnation of the federal deficit and how it’s going to wreck the nation and we certainly MUST do something but don’t you even think about cutting my goodies or … Read More

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McChrystal Fired: Good.

I have no bone to pick with General Stanley McChrystal — I’m positive he’s a nice guy, good general, probably misunderstood. But after the Rolling Stone interview that showed members of his staff insulting the president, and McChrystal himself dissing … Read More

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Shurtleff after execution: "Bring me his scalp!"

OK, this is unbelievable. Our esteemed Attorney General Mark Shurtleff who, lest we forget is (a) a politician and (b) up for reelection, just hit the bottom. He tweeted the execution of  Ronny Lee Gardner.  No kidding. (click) “I just … Read More

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Energy Solutions wants to gamble with Utah lives again

Apparently Energy Solutions still thinks Utah is a “low use” segment of the population, not to mention pretty stupid. So what else is new? The current proposal by Energy Solutions is to bring hotter nuclear waste to Utah even though … Read More

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Get your nose out of oil's, well, you know

It is truely amazing to see the depths of degradation some politicians will go to just to curry favor with big business. Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, sits on the committee that is grilling the head of BP oil over the … Read More

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Greeting cards support troops? Nope

Call me a cynic (go on, you know you want to) but an ad I saw on Facebook the other day ticked me off. It was something called “Two for the troops,” selling greeting cards that would come with two … Read More

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And don't forget, oil supports terrorists

Interesting Newsweek article (click!)  on why it is a waste of time to boycott BP gas stations — do we even have any of those around here? — over the gulf oil leak. Leak? Fountain is more like it. A … Read More

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Climate change stupid questions

An interesting article in the NYTimes today discusses the polls over climate change and how they don’t show the truth, which is that a vast majority of people in America really do understand climate change and agree that man is … Read More

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Death Penalty Reax: I catch hell

So far the reaction to my column last week on the death penalty has been unremittingly negative — or positive, take your pick. Most people are positive I’m full of it. Just a few observations: The caller’s I’ve had were … Read More

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