Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

Orgs and Media

News roundup: Contradictions in foreign policy: Romney, Huntsman and other secretary of state candidates

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News roundup: Believe it or not, Donald Trump is following Obama's playbook

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December My Corner: Ballot Question for $750 Million Income Tax Increase for Public Education will Fail, Create Lasting Ill-Will

Utah Taxpayers Association
Written by Association President Howard Stephenson Published on December 6,...

News roundup: Trump largely ignoring his own D.C. transition team, report says

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News roundup: Democrats may slow-walk Trump's nominees, Garland style

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310 Sometimes It Bites Back

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Welcome to the Award Winning...

News roundup: Trump's 'victory rally,' more like a 'we told you so" tour

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News roundup: Gingrich pokes fun at Romney for 'sucking up' to Trump

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News roundup: Trump says he'll leave his 'great business in total,' but unclear how

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News roundup: Trump perhaps unswayed by aides' anti-Romney rherotic

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News roundup: Trump asserts baseless claim that millions voted illegally in election he won

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309 – The Secret Sauce

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I think I might have mentioned...

Finding None

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I’m looking for solace in anything – anywhere – right...

News roundup: Trump's 15 flips flops in his first 15 days

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I’m Sorry, 2016

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
For a while there, back when The LEFT Show was new and the 2012 election was...

News roundup: Aide: President Trump won't pursue investigations of Hillary Clinton

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News roundup: House GOP readies big agenda under President Trump

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308 Time To Apologize

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
First, I’m in the studio...

News roundup: Trump's 'big, beautiful' wall plans for Mexico may be crumbling

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News roundup: Columnist: Hatch only one standing between Secretary of State Giuliani and President Giuliani

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News roundup: Trump protesters could form the 'tea party of the left'

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News roundup: Liberal groups prepare to fight President Trump

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Why Americans won’t abandon the penny

DNews: Perspectives
India’s prime minister issued a directive last week that immediately...

News roundup: Five takeaways from President-elect Trump's first five days

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307 I Told You So

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
307 The LEFT...

News roundup: Outsider Trump looks to insiders, lobbyists for transition plans

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News roundup: Hillary Clinton to offer concession speech soon

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News roundup: Reluctant Trump supporters now look for jobs with President Trump

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News roundup: Clinton wins Dixville Notch as Election Day begins

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Marijuana referenda in the West could affect Utah

DNews: Perspectives
Five states will be voting Tuesday on whether to legalize recreational...

News roundup: The FBI director's 'never mind' moment that shook up the presidential race

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306 Goodnight America

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Well, that sure was fun! 240...

Clinton campaign unveils 'Mormons for Hillary' video

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The Hillary Clinton campaign is making another push at attracting Mormon...

News roundup: U.S. intelligence officials warn of Russian mischief in Tuesday's election

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News roundup: Trump's transition team ramps up to dismantle Obama's legacy

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News roundup: Trump claims surge but the map favors Clinton

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News roundup: Clinton, Trump tied nationally with one week to go

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Think this election is bad? Remember 1872?

DNews: Perspectives
Whatever may be said of the dismal choices voters face in this year’s...

News roundup: FBI's continued Clinton probe could rock pivotal swing state votes

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305 Miscarriages and other Dipsh@t

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
JC is back in the studio, while...

News roundup: Trump suggests canceling election, giving him the presidency

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News roundup: GOP frets about Democratic turnout in early voting

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News roundup: Mitt Romney offers the 'I told you so' speech to Washington

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News roundup: Trump says he's behind but also 'winning'

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News roundup: Clinton focuses on final campaign message, mostly ignores Trump

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How much will you pay in taxes after the election?

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How much would you pay in taxes should either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton...

304 American Therapy

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Deb Henry returns to the...

News roundup: The best Trump, Clinton jokes from the Al Smith charity roast

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News roundup: GOP insiders fret Trump not accepting the election results

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News roundup: Five things to watch for in tonight's presidential debate

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News roundup: GOP officials alarmed at Trump's 'rigged' election talk; Trump calls them 'naive'

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News roundup: Speaker Pelosi? As Trump tanks, Democrats look to take the House

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Trump’s allegations of election fraud are baseless and harmful

DNews: Perspectives
The United States has a noble history of losing candidates graciously...

303 The Unending Burden

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This week has Deb Henry in the temporary studio. You know Deb, she’s been...

News roundup: Swing-state insiders say Trump's chances are fading

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News roundup: Clinton calls on Colorado voters to urge their Utah friends to go blue

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News roundup: Trump-Clinton-McMullin statistically tied in new Utah poll

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News roundup: Trump supporters starting to worry their guy may lose

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News roundup: Trump-Clinton battle called 'ugliest debate ever'

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Ending the revolving drug door in Salt Lake’s Rio Grande Neighborhood

DNews: Perspectives
Would Utah benefit from a version of Casey’s Law in Kentucky, which allows...

302 Guys Like Us

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Jeff and Tom got together again, but, this time, they didn’t spend the...

News roundup: Poll shows Pence favored as 2020 presidential candidate

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News roundup: Trump looks to the West for election salvation

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News roundup: Team Trump is running out of time to regain momentum

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News roundup: Trump could overshadow Pence in tonight's VP debate

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News roundup: Clinton leads Trump by 6 points nationally after debate bounce

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301 First Monday In October

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
The first of many changes between now and the 2016 General Election finds JC...

News roundup: Trump ignores advisers, goes after Bill Clinton's infidelities

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News roundup: Trump blames Lester Holt for bias in Monday's debate

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Utah is a bad state for teachers? Think again

DNews: Perspectives
If you’re used to hearing bad news about public education in Utah —...