Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

Orgs and Media

News roundup: Clinton could win the debate and still lose with voters

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News roundup: Sen. Mike Lee shoots down Trump's Supreme Court trial balloon

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News roundup: Trump's winning path -- through the gaffes

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News roundup: Republicans now favored to keep control of the Senate

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News roundup: 50 days out from Election Day, the presidential race tightens

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News roundup: Reid punches back at Trump for making fun of his eye injury

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News roundup: GOP hopes of keeping Senate brighten with Trump

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News roundup: House Dems, NY attorney general want probe into questionable Trump donation

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News roundup: Former DNC head: We should prepare to replace Hillary Clinton

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News roundup: Clinton's health now a real issue in the presidential race

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Is another recession coming, and will it eat millennials alive?

DNews: Perspectives
With student loans and maxed-out credit cards, millennials will be hit hard if...

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JM Bell's The LEFT Show
How do you plan for a 300th Episode? Easy – you wait and see who says...

News roundup: GOP members vow to continue Clinton probes even if she wins presidency

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News roundup: Nancy Pelosi now predicts Democrats could take the House

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Democrat Clemens to launch 'listening tour' in 1st Congressional District

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Peter Clemens, an Ogden doctor running for Congress as a Democrat against Rep....

A-leppo into the abyss?

DNews: Perspectives
Goodbye 15 percent? Or …? When you’re the Libertarian candidate for...

A Sound Investment – for .99 cents!

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Bob Defendi wrote a fantastic book, Death by Cliche, and it’s on Sale for...

News roundup: McMullin says VP pick is placeholder, but officials say it's too late to change on ballots

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If Trump is elected, I’ll … I’ll … I’ll ….

DNews: Perspectives
It’s September of another presidential year, which means it’s time for...

News roundup: Trump hits an electoral wall as the general election kicks off

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299 Getting Old and Older

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
299 … that should be something special, right? Well, to celebrate this...

News roundup: Clinton advisers prep for an election landslide

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How can the “Worst. President. Ever.” help us choose a president today? (A book review)

DNews: Perspectives
That James Buchanan is considered the worst U.S. president ever is hardly a new...

News roundup: How Russian hackers could actually tip the American election

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News roundup: Seven reasons Donald Trump would hate being president

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News roundup: Sen. McCain faces the fight of his political life

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News roundup: Obama's former campaign manager calls Trump a 'psychopath'

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What to do about the costly EpiPen?

DNews: Perspectives
With the price of the Epipen jumping by leaps and bounds, I took advantage of...

298 – Race Talk

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Let’s talk about race for a few minutes, shall...

News roundup: Clinton ad ties Trump to neo-Nazis, racists

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News roundup: Sen. Jeff Flake relishes role as anti-Trump guy

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News roundup: Hillary Clinton seeks Romney's donors to beat Trump

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Huntsman likes Taylor Swift and says his high school race was worse than 2016

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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman has been off the radar since April when he said...

News roundup: The five most dangerous conspiracy theories this election cycle

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News roundup: Trump fans wistful for the old, less-controlled Trump

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Are Johnson-Weld changing what it means to be Libertarian?

DNews: Perspectives
Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson's views on the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

Don’t let a famous company dazzle us into a bad deal

Utah Taxpayers Association
Economic development and jobs are top priorities for us. As Salt Lake County...

297 – T-Minus 3

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
It’s the initial twins again this week – J.M. and JC are in the...

News roundup: Trump, Clinton race ending Facebook friendships

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News roundup: Mitt Romney privately helping Rubio in his re-election bid

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News roundup: Trump vows to stay the course even as bad polls roll in

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News roundup: Poll keeps Clinton in the presidential race lead

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News roundup: Republicans worry over Trump's on-the-ground team

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Crime is down; trust facts, not politicians

DNews: Perspectives
Crime is down nationwide. In Utah, life is much safer than it was in the 1990s....

#296 – T-Minus 4

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This week in the studio, an intimate encounter with none other than my life...

News roundup: Hillary Clinton's problems with the press

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News roundup: Inside Trump's relationship with the truth

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Is West Jordan’s Discus deal a sound investment in the future or corporate welfare?

Utah Taxpayers Association
The City of West Jordan is currently negotiating an Economic Development Area...

News roundup: Top Democrats fear complacency about Trump win could come back to bite them

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News roundup: Debate commission readying third podium for possible third-party invite

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2016 Cost of City Government Report

Utah Taxpayers Association
REPORT: UTAH CITIES TAKE $564 PER PERSON ANNUALLY Utah Taxpayers Association...

News roundup: After Trump wins cash haul, Clinton camp redoubles efforts to raise money

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Make Olympics earnings tax exempt? You must be kidding

DNews: Perspectives
What we really need is comprehensive reform that simplifies the income tax and...

News roundup: Harry Reid says Hillary Clinton should compete in 'Utah, Utah, Utah!'

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News roundup: GOP turmoil continues as Trump says his campaign is united

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A buck is simply not a buck everywhere

DNews: Perspectives
The same $100 bill buys different amounts in each of the 50 states. That...

News roundup: Donald Trump says the election will be 'rigged' against him

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News roundup: Donald Trump makes a bid for Bernie voters

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News roundup: Hillary Clinton takes a 7-point lead over Trump

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#295 The LEFT Show – T-minus 5

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This week I got Melissa Merlot and Tiffany Doncouse in the studio to talk about...

News roundup: Harry Reid to intelligence officials: Lie to Donald Trump

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News roundup: The Secret Service code names for Trump and Pence

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How to Appeal the County’s Valuation of Your Property

Utah Taxpayers Association
Utah’s 29 counties recently mailed property tax notices to every Utah...

News roundup: Howard Dean mocks his own 2004 scream

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News roundup: New polls show Trump gets bump, Clinton at all-time low

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News roundup: Is Russia trying to meddle in U.S. politics with DNC hack?

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#294 – The Coffeecast Pt.1

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I got on the phone with my old friend Tom Cheevers to record a dual podcast,...

News roundup: The #NeverTrump crowd not giving up as Trump claims nomination

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News roundup: 'Lock her up!' has become the GOP convention's unofficial slogan

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News roundup: George W. Bush is worried he'll be the 'last Republican president'

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