15 years is a long time. Ask my oldest son, who’s just over halfway there. There’s a good chance he won’t have even completed puberty by the time he turns 15.
More food for thought: 15 years ago, Mitt Romney was managing Utah’s 2002 Winter Olympics. A presidential bid might not have even entered his mind at that time, let alone the prospect of running and losing twice since then. Elizabeth Smart wasn’t yet a household name, Saddam Hussein was alive and well, and the world saw a camera in a phone — a flip phone — for the first time.Read more
On Monday, Third Congressional District candidate John Curtis reminded us why we need the United Utah Party. Curtis posted a Facebook ad calling on Congress to build a wall on the Mexican border. After he got many comments criticizing his ad, Curtis pulled it down and blamed Twitter's format.
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"the moderator must remain nonpartisan throughout the debates"Read more
We are pleased that Jim Bennett crossed the threshold of the Utah Debate Commission. We expect he will be the first of many of our candidates entering those debates and articulating centrist views directed at the majority of Utah voters.
United Utah Party candidate Jim Bennett has just managed to do what no third-party candidate has ever done before—secure a podium on a stage sponsored by the Utah Debate Commission.Read more
A year ago, when Republican Sean Reyes was running to for reelection as Utah’s Attorney General, he was asked a question about who his most important legal client would really be.
Would it be the governor, the legislature, or the people?
Now we have Reyes’ real answer: None of the above.Read more
Endorsing the right of Utahns to possess firearms, as well as regulations that limit firearm possession in the hands of those who would use them irresponsibly.Read more
In today's Deseret News, Lisa Riley Roche wonders whether Jim Bennett will be the first ever 3rd party candidate to make the cut for a Utah Debate Commission debate.Read more
The dangerously dysfunctional presidency of Donald Trump has endowed the nation with a Divider in Chief.Read more
Many of the Trump supporters in Utah liked the way he was willing to pick a fight. The trouble with fight-picking, though, is that our government is set up to require cooperation and compromise. The founders deliberately built a governing machinery that grinds when it gets too hot. It has to cool down to get moving again. At the moment, there are at least two hopeful signs that lubrication may be coming.