Monthly Archives: March 2009

Stonewalling with FOI backfires on UCONN

Here’s the latest textbook case in the category best described by one of the English language’s most profound phrases: If you don’t want it printed, don’t let it happen. The University of Connecticut’s basketball team is in the NCAA Tournament’s … Read More

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Freedom of Information Act gets a transfusion

We’ve been watching the Legislature try to make it tougher for Utahns, including nosy news reporters, to see public information. Thankfully, that move got cubbyholed in the last days of the 2009 session. Now, fortunately, the federal government is allowing … Read More

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Breaking news: Obama picks Utah to beat Arizona in NCAA tourney first round

Major news from Washington this morning as the president’s NCAA Tournament bracket is leaked bit by bit to the D.C. media. Prez Cool, known for his no-rimmer three-point shot, picks Utah to beat Arizona in the first round Friday. He’s … Read More

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Bad road patch jobs: Nominate the worst

It’s prime pothole season, so I hope this post rattles your chassis. In the interests of brotherhood and auto repair cost reduction, please reply with what you consider to be the worst road patch jobs in the Top of Utah. … Read More

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Coffins, the Illuminati and black helicopters

I was asked to watch this YouTube video that claims the federal government is conspiring to kill 90 percent of us and dispose of us in plastic coffins, and give my reaction. Could it be true, I was asked. Oh, … Read More

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Mustard Gas Runners Club

The only thing missing was a kid flying a kite in a park. Sixty degrees, a breeze to clear the smog, and a crystal view of our snowy mountains combined to make lunchtime nearly ideal today out on the Business Depot Ogden footpaths.

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College basketball reality check

With the Big Four Utah teams edging toward NCAA Tournament berths, this should be a time of optimism. But silly dreams of Final Four runs were whisked from my mind Sunday by a rude chill from the East. I suffered … Read More

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