Tag: hypocrisy

Legislature: Do as I say, not as I do

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– Do as I say, not as I do. It is a phrase many of us heard growing up as a sort of catch-all for parental behavior that didn’t quite match up with parental dictate. Perhaps you’re guilty

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Better UTAH Beat Episode 49 – May 21, 2013

The news the last few weeks has been aflutter with talk of scandals: Benghazi, IRS, and AP phone records. Republicans are mad, Democrats are mad, journalists (perhaps rightly so) are mad. But Republicans are especially mad. And the degree to which they will protest is reaching new heights. Benghazi has been called “the most egregious

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Congressman Bishop Corners Market on Hypocrisy

Many Utahns are in an uproar over a letter sent by the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) asking President Obama to designate the Greater Canyonlands area as a national monument. Few have been more indignant than Congressman Rob Bishop. In a recent article in the Salt Lake Tribune, Bishop expressed dismay that the OIA would try

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State Legislators Join Alliance for a Better UTAH in Condemning Campaign Lies

Salt Lake City — State Legislators Patricia Jones and Carol Spackman Moss joined with the Alliance for a Better UTAH Friday at the Salt Lake City Cemetery to condemn recent lies in local campaign literature. Maryann Martindale, executive director of the Alliance for a Better UTAH, condemned the hypocrisy of State Republican Party Chair Thomas

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Save A Basement, Starve a Child

Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love, a candidate for the new 4th Congressional District, continues to show her usual display of hubris and hypocrisy. Be it defunding federal student aid—that she relied on—or limiting alternative pathways to citizenship—that her parents relied on—Love consistently favors repealing policies that she has previously benefited from. Now that she has

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Better UTAH Beat episode 7! June 19, 2012

This week we examine why Utah desperately needs Obamacare, and how conservative candidates love to go negative but don’t have any plans of their own. Second, we discuss the hypocrisy of State Auditor candidate John Dougall who is claiming to be the voice of government transparency.

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