Just Another Manic Monday – August 29

It’s another…Manic Monday! Hopefully it is treating you well. As the day has gone on, hopefully you have steadily grown to accept that the weekend is over. It’s Monday. Here are some news headlines to give you a reminder of the past week – Utah news and national news. Enjoy.

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Some Utah news…

#1. Op-ed: Utah’s leaders blew their chance for negotiation on Bears Ears – The potential for compromise really was there!

#2. Opponent attacks Rob Bishop’s reliance on out-of-state donations – Yes, it’s another Rep. Bishop article – but can we talk about how crazy this is? (This sheds light on lack of compromise in the previous article.)

#3. Utahns praise, criticize ruling in Texas blocking transgender bathroom directive – Fearing “polarization” from expanded bathroom access to trans students is simply transphobic. Which is simply lame.

#4. Protesters urge Rocky Mountain Power not to sue EPA – The issue is always money – but Rocky Mountain Power seems negligent of the real cost – health costs!

#5. West Jordan councilman pleads not guilty to hit-and-run charge – Well. Someone’s delusional, and we’re pretty sure it’s not us…because Haaga seems pretty guilty!

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National news…

#6. McAuliffe restores voting rights to 13,000 felons – Way to go, Gov. McAuliffe!

#7. Inside the exclusive events helping to fund Clinton and the Democratic Party – We’re having some mixed feelings here regarding expensive fundraising events.

#8. Trump: ‘Hillary Clinton Is a Bigot’ – Well that’s harsh. The killer here is that Trump was reading from prepared remarks!

#9. Donald Trump is doing great with black and Hispanic voters now, according to polls that don’t exist – …awkward.

#10. Obama Designates National Monument in Maine, to Dismay of Some – …time for Bears Ears?

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I get it, these were mostly negative headlines, so here’s a video celebrating the National Park Service’s 100th birthday – and it’s pretty spectacular and beautiful and wonderful, if I do say so myself.

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Until next week,

Madison

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