Gov Christie to Obama: "What the hell are we paying you for?"

I heart Chris Christie

Barney Frank not running again

Rep Barney Frank (D-MA) announced this morning through his spokesman that he will not be seeking re-election for his 17th term. And there was much rejoicing in the land. Frank is the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee. In 2003, he commented on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, stating, “These two entities…are not…

Pepper spray and free speech

On Friday, police in riot gear hit student protestors in the face with pepper spray. Told explicitly by UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi that violence should be avoided at all costs,  officer John Pike is seen nonchalantly spraying students as they sat on the ground blocking the sidewalk. Chancellor Katehi told a student assembly yesterday…

Utah's rising star, Dan Liljenquist

Utah's rising star, Dan Liljenquist

State Senator Dan Liljenquist recently returned from Washington DC where he received back-to-back awards for his courage and innovation tackling the complex problems of exploding pension and Medicaid costs. Governing Magazine called Senator Liljenquist the “Change Agent” for his reforms. Each year, Governing chooses only one state legislator, out of over 7000 nationwide, one Governor…

Rick Perry's meltdown. Oops.

One of the biggest gaffes in a national debate came when Rick Perry couldn’t remember the 3 agencies he would cut. And the attempt to put it back together….poke fun at yourself (but I’m thinkin’ it’s not gonna work – how ’bout you?)

RedState interviews Dan Liljenquist

Pension reform, Medicaid reform and …….. a little bit more.

The Donkey Whisperer

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Senator Dan Liljenquist wins Legislator of the Year

Governing Magazine recently named Utah State Senator Dan Liljenquist (R-Bountiful) the legislative Public Official of the Year. Dubbed “The Change Agent” by Governing, Liljenquist was honored for his work as the architect of two of Utah’s most significant pieces of legislation in recent memory – pension and Medicaid reform. The Public Officials of the Year…