Monthly Archives: May 2009

Poverty deniers missing a wake-up call

Jessica Tregeagle has been living at the poverty level to help demonstrate to Utahns that being poor just by itself makes it harder to get ahead even a little. She’s an analyst at the Utah Community Action Program in Salt … Read More

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TV finales: Two out of four is kind of bad

SPOILER ALERT! If you’re a fan of LOST, 24, Fringe or Hell’s Kitchen and have not seen the season finale, don’t read this post. Just now I’m sick of being sick of reading and thinking about swine flu, socialism, Dick … Read More

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Huntsman to Beijing: What a story!

Jon Huntsman may be able to do more for Utahns as ambassador to China than finishing his term as Utah’s governor. Like it or not, China is a heavyweight on the international stage, a formidable economic force and potentially a … Read More

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Twitter gaffe an ill omen for Senate campaign

Mark Shurtleff has heavily promoted the Utah attorney general’s office’s aggressive online presence in the fight against Internet-based crime. But the ambitious Republican politician found out Tuesday his enthusiastic deployment of technology can backfire. Shurtleff tweeted himself in the foot. … Read More

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Senate XML data needs a hostage rescue

U.S. senators trying to maintain close control over the flow of information about their voting records are under new pressure. Politico reports that seven senators have written to the Senate rules committee chairman and ranking minority party member, urging them … Read More

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