Ending the ‘culture of corruption’ will take more than a resignation

Over the last year, I’ve talked a lot about the “culture of corruption” that the Attorney General has been steeped in.  I’ve mentioned before that some people within my own party have told me to “Sit down, shut up and stop rocking the boat.”  Not likely. Corruption is never OK. Cover-up is never OK.  Those…

Angry and defiant, John Swallow attacks House investigator

After a devastating committee hearing about missing data earlier this week, Utah Attorney General went on the Doug Wright show to give his side of the story. (You can listen to the entire hour right here.) Here’s a little spoiler: One of the best lines of the interview was this: “Maybe I suffer from a little…

Time to end the Culture of Corruption

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…

We're Number One!

Courtesy of  the State Journal-Register in Illinois, we have this doozy from former governor Jim Edgar  (the last one NOT to go to jail, by the way) “Our place, in terms of being considered one of or the most corrupt state in terms of politics, is pretty secure. It’s almost like we’ve kind of relegated…