John Swallow and the House Investigative Committee findings

John Swallow’s resignation as Utah’s Attorney General on Dec 3 brought to an end the question of whether he would leave under his own power or be impeached. The House investigative committee released its findings in 12 hours of testimony just before Christmas. In bombshell after bombshell, it became obvious that had Swallow not chosen to…

John Swallow’s wife knows it’s over; he fights on for the “good of the state”

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Getting back to the interview John Swallow did on the Doug Wright show yesterday. After previously asserting that “of course” he deletes his emails, Mr Swallow then said that he had emails dating back to 2010, but they were lost when changing email systems.   Doug pointed out that the head IT guy in the state…

Time to end the Culture of Corruption

Train wreck, AKA Utah's Attorneys General

I’ve had it. I’m disgusted at the stories that continue to come out about Utah’s Attorney General. Current guy, previous guy….it’s disgraceful. And the hubris…..the hubris knows no bounds.  In a recent appearance on the Doug Wright show, current AG John Swallow said “I am not a crook” and “I did not have criminal relations…

Phantom Jim and "town halls"

Phantom Jim and "town halls"

Congressman Jim Matheson, aka “Phantom Jim“, has refused for years to hold town hall meetings.  Dogged by GOP chair, Dave Hansen, his constituents and his opponent, Morgan Philpot, Matheson finally responded – by changing the definition of “town hall.” In case you missed the recent Tribune article, Matheson now counts “meet-and-greets at businesses, student forums…

Oh, Cry Me A River

Oh, Cry Me A River

By now you have probably heard that Rep Charlie Rangel (D-NY) got the floor this week when the House was called back to vote on Pelosi’s spending bill.  Good golly.  He took upwards of a half-hour to ramble about how it wasn’t that bad, how he wasn’t going anywhere, then double-dog dared his colleagues to…