Monthly Archives: February 2012

The traitor is always first to take the loyalty oath

I see where the big government nanny state Republicans in the Legislature are at it again: Now they want everyone in a public school to stand like good little soldiers and pledge allegiance to the flag every day. Somehow, we … Read More

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Why nobody, even Santorum or Romney, can cut gasoline prices

I see the GOP is going to go after Obama for his abject failure to bring down the price of gasoline. The sad part is, this tactic might work — for reasons that escape me, the American public seems locked … Read More

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Really bad homeownership advice

I hate it when blinkered, tunnel-visioned investment advisors come out with advice that works if you are buying what they are selling, but not in the real world. For example, this commentary (click) ¬†by some guy who says that owning … Read More

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Support the troops out of your taxes, not mine?

Interesting controversy today (click) about Rep. Scott Jenkins (R-Plain City) saying that troops get enough support and why should everyone else pay their property taxes? He makes an interesting argument — they volunteered, they knew the cost, what’s their beef? … Read More

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Leg fighting Clear Air? So much for common sense

Boy, you give them a little pat on the head, the turn around and bite you. The Legislature showed common sense in not pushing “personhood,” but now it’s showing a distinct lack of common sense in voting to limit cities’ … Read More

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Wow! Common sense strikes Legislature!

Yeah, I know, hard to believe. It is absolutely amazing. A member of the Utah Legislature has dropped a whacko distracting guaranteed-to-draw-a-lawsuit bill. Sen. Aaron Osmond has dropped any plans to propose a “personhood” bill. The bill, as I described … Read More

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When is it OK for the GOP to support GAY?

I see where the Supreme Court will be hearing California’s Proposition 8 law banning gay marriage after a lower court overturned it. What I found intersting was this commentery (click) in the New York Times about a proposed boycott of … Read More

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Mitt: Put up your sons, or shut up

Short and sweet: I am beyond sick and tired of Mitt Romney blathering on about how the US needs to stay in Afghanistan, keep up the good fight, end the war gallantly, blah blah blah… This is¬†epitomized by his constant … Read More

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