Philpot swings at Matheson's land use policies

Philpot swings at Matheson's land use policies

Utah’s delegation is almost universally united in standing up to Ken Salazar, his cronies and their control of 2/3 of the land in Utah. The lone hold-out is, of course, Democrat Jim Matheson.  Matheson – aka Phantom Jim – didn’t have the, um, …. courage…. to stand up to Salazar when 77 leases were yanked…

Phantom Jim making an appearance!

Quick! If Jim Matheson is your Congressman, Wednesday is your chance to catch him at a rare town hall. (OK, that’s what HE would call it anyway…..) He’ll be at the Hinckley Institute of Politics to talk about current issues starting at 9:40 am, then will attend a meeting held by the Hinckley Institute Student…

Take Back Utah recap

Take Back Utah recap

Saturday’s “Take Back Utah” rally saw hundreds of people gathered to show solidarity for the right to use Utah’s lands – including the 67% owned by the federal government. Last year’s rally had an estimated 4000 people. This year’s rally was maybe half that size and as City Weekly’s Josh Loftin points out, a kinder,…

California's pension cliff

California's pension cliff

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal last week that lays out the stark reality of California’s budget crisis. Bluntly stated, without significant public pension reform, the state budget is shot all to heck – leading to its inevitable demise.  “Here’s the plain truth,” says Schwarzenegger. “California simply cannot solve its…

Restoring Honor

Restoring Honor

Unless you’ve been on another planet, you know by now that Glenn Beck held a huge rally in DC over the weekend. Estimates of 87,000 to upwards of 500,000 people gathered to hear the talk show host pay tribute to America’s troops and to plead with Americans to return to traditional values. Determined not to…

What it means to be the President

As performed by Steve Bridges

State budgets without pension reform

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More fun with campaign ads

Here’s one out of California that has a Frankenstein theme And an “Eyeballs” one from Minnesota