Tag: david irvine

Commentary: An open letter to Rep. Chris Stewart, who never responds but expects campaign contributions anyway

Dear Rep. Stewart: You’re my congressman. I’ve written you more than once, but I never receive a response. I recently received your Feb. 2 email which announced, “BREAKING: House Intel Committee Releases Memo.” This “breaking news” message about the Nunes Memo was issued on your campaign letterhead and, at the end, you wrote, “David, we

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Press Release: New Lawsuit Challenging 2018 Partisan School Board Elections

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 27, 2017   – – – – – – NEW LAWSUIT CHALLENGING 2018 PARTISAN SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS – – – – – – Salt Lake City, UT – A group of education-minded individuals and advocacy organizations filed a lawsuit yesterday to challenge last year’s law establishing partisan elections

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RadioActive: June 27, 2017

Source: KRCL Hosted by Lara Jones and Noor Ul-Hasan, tonight’s RadioActive was packed full of grassroots activists and community builders working on healthcare, non-partisan elections for the board of education, refugee and immigrant rights, and imploring others to speak up and speak out often. Guest lineup: Jim McConkie, Refugee Justice League, with reaction to the

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Op-ed: The Republicans’ true health care plan? Call it KochCare

Source: Salt Lake Tribune Two things are now clear about our national political charade: 1) We are stuck with a president whose commitment to truth is, for all useful purposes, non-existent, and who mostly doesn’t know what he’s talking about, otherwise. 2) The Republican Party — my party — has sold out to the high

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Ogden says there was no conflict in airport deal with city attorney’s brother

Source: Standard Examiner After the approval of a $500,000 business loan to a local startup company, Ogden City says it’s avoided any conflicts of interest connected to one of the company’s principals being a city attorney’s brother. Earlier this week, the Ogden City Council approved the half-million dollar city loan for the company, Destination Express.

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Press Release – BETTER UTAH CALLS ON UTAH’S FEDERAL DELEGATION TO DENOUNCE EXECUTIVE ORDER ON REFUGEES AND IMMIGRATION

Salt Lake City, UT – Good government group, Alliance for a Better Utah, called on members of Utah’s federal delegation to join Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain in immediately denouncing the recent executive order issued by the Trump Administration freezing the admission of refugees and immigrants from several predominantly Muslim countries. As noted by

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Op-ed: This lifelong Republican will be voting for Hillary Clinton

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune I spent the past few weeks tramping through the ruins of lost empires. There’s a Planet of the Apes surrealism to ancient Corinth, and it’s hard not to see parallels between the Delian League and NATO. Delos, Ephesus and Mycenae are the rubble of once-powerful civilizations. It’s impossible to survey

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