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37 percent raise for Gov. Herbert — Are they nuts??

OK, this morning’s outrage: A state commission reports back that Gov. Herbert and “other top officials” get 37 percent pay raises this year. State employees haven’t had any pay raise in 3  years, maybe 4. None, Zero. Bupkis. And the … Read More

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Sen. Lee hates the disabled? No, he’s just loony

Oh great, another reason for the world to think Utahns are whackos. Sen. Mike Lee is joining Sen. Rick Santorum in opposing a UN resolution calling on the world to treat (click)  the disabled fairly. That’s it. That’s the whole … Read More

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Another voice for the fiscal cliff face plant

In September I wrote a blog post favoring going over the so-called fiscal cliff (click) because, let’s face it, “conservatives” and Tea Party screamers have been demanding the deficit be cut for several years now and that would certainly do … Read More

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Poor GOP-Nobody to blame but themselves

Interesting to see all the recriminations over who is to “blame” for Mitt Romney losing the election. Was it all the ugly things Obama said about him? This very newspaper’s editorial page says so, but I beg to differ — … Read More

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As the end nears …

Just want to say that, several weeks ago, I posted a blog post here that I felt Romney had peaked too soon. As of 5:03 p.m. on election day, I still think he did.

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No, seriously. Cycling and doping…who cares?

I took a lot of crud for not being properly outraged at the revelations that Lance Armstrong won his 7 Tours de France by doping. Sorry, I still don’t care. It’s not about Lance (nor his bike). Of course I’m … Read More

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Romney on passion, Obama on facts.

OK, it bothered me the way Obama kept looking down and Romney looked as if he was lecturing him.  You know someone on  Romney’s team said “You’ll be on the left side of the screen so be sure to keep … Read More

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What price for a scary pizza?

Gad, it never stops. The scare stories about how much the evil “Obamacare” will cost, as if we weren’t paying all those costs anyway, and more, in human misery, medical bankruptcy and worsening untreated illnesses. Ponder this ediorial on our … Read More

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Norquist tax pledge is a Muslim terrorist plot!

No, seriously, it is. Here’s the proof. You’ve probably seen stories about letters that Michelle Bachmann and some other GOP loons sent to the State Department and others saying that Secy. of State Hillary Clinton’s chief aid, who is Muslim, … Read More

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Major Conservative Health Care victory

Really, I have no clue why Tea Party people are so angry over the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act. I thought you guys were conservatives. Think this isn’t a conservative victory? – Conservatives hate waste. When people don’t … Read More

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