Monthly Archives: February 2011

Where’s the Tea Party when the tax on tea goes up?

I see the Legislature is in the process of raising the sales tax on food. I have no clue why. Apparently someone is worried the high sales tax on non-food items is scaring business away, although since Utah’s economy is … Read More

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Is Tea Party Congress watching out for us? No.

I’ve had two posts on my Facebook account in the last two days that really tear at me because they show how national game playing by our Congresspeople — including Utah’s Rob Bishop — is directly impacting Utahn’s lives. Bishop … Read More

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Trading radio for cars with Rob Bishop.

I just wrote my congressman about the vote today to defund PBS in the House. You should too — http://robbishop.house.gov. While I was at it, I branched out just a bit: Rob, A friend asked me to convey my sincere … Read More

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More federal power expansion on the way

President Obama today signed emergency legislation, exceeding his powers granted under the Constitution, to expand federal influence over rural Utah and ingender an intensified dependency on the federal government by helpless Utahns who would rather do for themselves but are … Read More

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Tell Romney to go be strong with his own kids, not ours

Of for crying out loud, has it come to this: Presidential Candidates going “neener neener barack is a sissy!!!” Cripes. I dispair. I really do. That idiot Mitt Romney (click), he of the many changing political stands, whose idealogy blows … Read More

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Chaffetz is shocked! Shocked that there is fraud in Afghanistan!

Man oh man, I can’t criticize what he’s saying, but you have to wonder where Rep. Jason Chaffetz has been for the last decade or so. Not in the House of Representatives that long, but he reads the paper, right? … Read More

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Will divorce between heterosexuals be illegal?

OK, so Rep. LaVar Christensen (R-Draper) wants to introduce a bill to say that hetersexual marriage is a “fundimental unit of society,” claiming it predates government, even, and much else. (An aside — how fundimental? In Genesis most of the … Read More

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Everyone loves funny cops, seriously

The Ogden Police have a facebook page which is being a lot more fun to read than the proposed blimp is to make fun of. For example, today I found the following posted. It’s brief, snappy, and fun. Barbara Beinstein, … Read More

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