Tag: olympics

Commentary: Stop and think about another Olympic bid

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune The amount of time passing between each public mention of a possible Utah Olympic bid is getting shorter and shorter, and the “volume” of comments seems to be rising. To me, that means that the decision has already been made. Utah will put its hat in the ring to be awarded another

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Straights: Be gay-for-a-day to help Russian queers

The Russian government has intensified its assault on gay and trans Russians as the world looks on in horror. Meanwhile, gays and their allies in the United States are feeling helpless even as the media is awash with ideas for helping end the violence against our gay and trans brothers and sisters in Russia. From

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Was Governor Herbert Romney’s Personal Watchdog?

One little story you may have missed over the past week was Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s rather unusual quote to the National Journal, where he defended Mitt Romney’s story that the presidential candidate wasn’t working for Bain Capitol after 1999.  “I was in Utah when he was running the Olympics! He wasn’t running Bain Capital.”

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