Source: Salt Lake Tribune and True Viral News A recent Salt Lake Tribune/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll shows that, by a 61 percent to 22 percent margin, Utah voters favor having an independent commission redraw political boundaries to undo the partisan practice of gerrymandering. Poor fools. They just don’t know what’s good for them. So,
With the old year wrapping up and the new year just beginning, the first ever Better Beehive Awards provided a choice opportunity for reflecting on progressive happenings in Utah. Five notable individuals and groups in Utah were honored for their progressive efforts throughout 2012. Honorees included the environmental organization HEAL, Murray couple Sandy and Paul
The Salt Lake Tribune had to do what no media outlet wants to do: admit that it is wrong. But when their poll, conducted by Mason-Dixon, showed wildly differing results than other polls for the races for Salt Lake County Mayor and the 4th Congressional District, they took the high road and revised their polling.
On June 28, the day the Supreme Court ruled on the Affordable Care Act, the stock market (as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average) opened down at 12,529. The drop was attributed to an overnight reaction to events in Europe. The market did not move materially at the time the court’s opinion was issued.
After the Supreme Court ruled last week that the Stolen Valor Act is unconstitutional, some Republicans are already moving to reconstruct the act and pass it again (“Court rejects stolen valor law, boosts Utah congressman’s idea, Tribune, June 29). Why do these elected officials, who never fail to warn of the evils of overreaching government,