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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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Social Security, not just for the retired

Had some interesting feedback on Facebook about my column on Social Security today (click) — they show how critical the program is in small ways. Said one:  not only old people rely on social security to live…I am 38 years old … Read More

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Are you a commie? Probably not

Interesting commentary today by (click) Robert Reich, Bill Clinton’s former Secretary of Labor, on the current trend to call people a communist. This is how old I am: When I got into journalism you had to be very very careful … Read More

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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 is Mitt Romney hiding his birth certificate?

I am waiting anxiously for Donald Trump et al to jump on Mitt Romney the way they’ve jumped on President Obama over his birth certificate. Apparently, Mitt is not only hiding his real name (Willard?) but refuses to make his … Read More

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Obama was born a poor black child too

OK, stole that head from a Steve Martin movie…what the heck, maybe it will get me a few page hits. I only mention it at all because of the latest greatest fufuraw, with some idiot millionarie Donald Trump, the only … Read More

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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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Lawmaker Laughs: Another Tea Party ripoff, clean stemware?

Hooboy, the fun never stops. On the state and federal level, the people who get themselves elected on promises of being smart, and reasonable, and representative, waste no time showing their true colors: Stupid, unreasonable if not whacky, and representing … Read More

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