This is the place

“… Being American is more than a pride we inherit,it’s the past we step intoand how we repair it……For while we have our eyes on the future,history has its eyes on us.”– Amanda Gorman, The Hill We Climb Earlier this week, I asked friends on Twitter what I should write …

County politician is trying to divide Utahns

Utah is one of the fastest growing states in the nation and it isn’t just because we tend to have a lot of kids. In a trend that has only accelerated because of the pandemic, people from around the nation are moving to Utah to take advantage of our strong …

Better education starts in our elections

It’s no secret that Utah’s funding of education is lackluster compared to the rest of the country. On average, the United States spends $12,612 on each student. Utah ranks last, spending only $7,179 on each student. Despite this, Utah’s high school graduation and college attendance rates are higher than average. …

The hills Mike Lee is willing to let Americans die on

With the 2020 election in the rearview mirror, our sights are already set on 2022 as we work toward unseating one of the most dangerous politicians in Washington. Senator Mike Lee’s career was born and sustained on a wave of radicalism. First elected in 2010, the year of the Tea …

Sean Reyes corporate contributions

Last month, a riotous mob stormed the United States Capitol building in an attempt to prevent the certification of the 2020 presidential election results. Ever since then, there have been ongoing efforts to hold people accountable for the events of that now infamous day. At least 232 individuals have been …

Governor Cox is right: let’s be friends

As Biden’s presidency begins, 62% of Democrats believe he should compromise and work with congressional Republicans. Only 38% of Republicans, though, want compromise and unity from their leaders. It seems a majority of Republican voters prefer division, and our Utah officials have responded accordingly. Just one day after inauguration, Senator …

Utah politicians must be held accountable following the attack on the U.S. Capitol

On January 6th, we saw the consequences of leaders who put the pursuit of power over the principles and norms that form the foundations of our democracy. Trump may have been the one who incited the mob to descend upon the Capitol in frenzied insurrection. But there are plenty more …

What went right in the 2020 election?

Well, we made it through another presidential election. This one felt particularly long, chaotic, and important, and yet it also felt kind of anti-climatic. On the heels of the 2016 election and intense attempts at foreign interference, this time around everything seemed to kind of work out and that’s with …

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