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A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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Save the Date! 2016 Teed Off on Taxes Golf Tournament on June 9th

Utah Taxpayers Association
The Utah Taxpayers Association’s annual “Teed Off on Taxes“ Golf...

2016 Taxes Now Conference Coverage

Utah Taxpayers Association
Thank you to everyone who joined us at our 38th Annual Taxes Now Conference on...

287 TLS – The Ironic Guest

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
No one showed up today, but, that didn’t stop JM Bell from going on a...

286 TLS – GOP Does Potty

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
It’s Monday in America™, welcome to The LEFT Show! One thousand apologies...

2016 Utah Taxes Now Conference Electronic Packet

Utah Taxpayers Association
2016 Utah Taxes Now Conference Agenda Sponsored By: Utah Taxpayers Association,...

285 TLS – The Face of God!

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Bill Frost is in the studio with JM Bell to pitch his new gig on KRCL, and JC...

284 TLS – Conventions Past

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This weekend I was at the 2016 Utah State Democratic Party Convention. There...

283 TLS – Special Kind of Stupid XI

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Felicia and Forrest are in the studio with JM Bell this week to talk about all...

282 TLS – It means little, see?

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Fun Show! JM, Melissa, Taylor, and JC are in the studio this week, and...

2016 Legislative Scorecard Released

Utah Taxpayers Association
Each year, the Utah Taxpayers Association ranks each legislator based on the...

281 TLS – Journey to Stagnation

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This is a little episode from the first week of March in 2012 – you know,...

2016 Utah Taxes Now Conference

Utah Taxpayers Association
The 38th annual “Utah Taxes Now” Conference will be held on Monday,...

280 TLS – The Hurt of Mathing

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Big crowd in the studio this week: Taylor Hunsaker, JC Carter, Forrest Shaw,...

279 – TLS – The Mighty Caucus

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
UTAH INFO: Tuesday March 22nd is the night for statewide Caucuses, AND, what...

278 The LEFT Show – Migraines

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Couple of things, folks! This is a Best Of episode! I’ll explain in the...

HB 360S2 Land Use Amendments Talking Points

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Legislative Committees: March 8, 2016

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LPC Presentation for March 7, 2016

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277 TLS – Moe Green Blues

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Felicia Entwistle is back, and this time she brought Ernie Gamonal to spend a...

Legislative Committees: March 7, 2016

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Legislative Committees: March 4, 2016

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Legislative Committees: March 3, 2016

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Legislative Committees: March 2, 2016

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Legislative Committees: March 1, 2016

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276 TLS – Taco, Taco, Taco

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Hey! Bob is back! He joins JC Carter and J.M. Bell in the studio – and...

LPC Webcast Instructions

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Legislative Committees: February 29, 2016

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275 The LEFT Show – Duck, Duck, Grey Duck

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Forrest is back, with Melissa Merlot, and Taylor Hunsaker to join J.M. Bell in...

Business Leaders Lend Their Support to Utah 2.0

Utah Taxpayers Association
Utah 2.0 continues to march forward throughout the 2016 Legislative...

274a – Best of The LEFT Show – Clip Show

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I’m not recording on Valentine’s Day, and you thinking that I...

274 The LEFT Show – Heavy Lifting

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Entertaining week on The LEFT Show this time around. JM Bell and JC Carter...

Coffee, tea, or you wanna piece of me?

DNews: Perspectives
Americans have become somewhat used to seeing headlines like this recent one...

273 The LEFT Show – Sock Puppets

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
JC Carter, Melissa Merlot, and JM Bell are in the studio this week, covering...

Introducing Utah 2.0!

Utah Taxpayers Association
Utah 2.0 helps establish a stronger economic climate for business, and better...

272 The LEFT Show – The happiness I seek

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Oh, I got a treat this episode! Melissa Merlot! Taylor Hunsaker! Deb Henry! All...

[fixed] 271 The LEFT Show – Manstruation Redux

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Felicia Entwistle wanders back into the studio this week to explain feminism to...

270 The LEFT Show – Out Of Sync

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I apologize, folks. Something felt a little off in this episode, and it turns...

Don’t get government involved in BYU-Utah rivalry

DNews: Perspectives
When you wield a hammer, it must be such a temptation to start whacking away at...

Joshua Spencer’s Great Big Heart

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Joshua Spencer began feeling an irregular heart beat in 2015.  His heartbeat...

2016 Pre-Legislative Conference – Little America Hotel

Utah Taxpayers Association
2016 Annual Pre-Legislative Tax Conference Ensuring Utah’s Economic...

269 The LEFT Show – Smuggler’s Blues

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Oh, hell, It’s Monday in America™ – time for The LEFT Show! This...

268 The LEFT Show – Boxing, Barking, and Boo

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
A totally Star Wars Free episode! I think … anyway, this episode is a mix...

The UT GOPolitburo

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I was reading a Salt Lake Tribune article this morning about the Utah GOP...

267 The LEFT Show – Daisy, Daisy

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We’re out of the Studio! JM Bell, JC Carter, and Bob Easton are joined by...

266 The LEFT Show – Savior Tales

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This week has Melissa Merlot and Christopher #CJJokes James drop into bail...

Speaking Against SLCo $9.4 Million Tax Increase

Utah Taxpayers Association
On Tuesday, we spoke against a $9.4 million tax increase that is in the...

265 The LEFT Show – Devil’s Triangle

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Jeff, Melissa, and JC are in the room for a sit-down, chat it out about the...

Melissa’s SLUG Mag Comedy Show!

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
SLUG Magazine is proud to bring you “Localized,” an all-local...

TAX ALERT! $9.4 Million Tax Increase Considered by Salt Lake County Council

Utah Taxpayers Association
TAX ALERT! Tell the Salt Lake County Council to vote AGAINST raising...

264 The LEFT Show – Best Of Again

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We don’t record AFTER the holidays, so, I have an old throwback for you....

263 The LEFT Show – Anger and Ouch

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
An intimate evening with The LEFT Show today – Melissa called in...

262 The LEFT Show – Gathering Gloom

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
A festive delight of a crowd populates this episode of The LEFT Show! Taylor is...

Sail Forbidden Seas

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Wanderers a short film by Erik Wernquist

261 The LEFT Show – Atheist > LDS

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
A delightful treat this week as Jeff and Forrest are joined by Felicia...

260 The LEFT Show – Lucifarian Pokemon

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Melissa Merlot is back! JM Bell, Forrest Shaw, and JC Carter welcome her back...

259 The LEFT Show – Polygamy Planning

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Sara Kramer and Mark Lawrence from Restore Our Humanity join JM Bell and Bob...

258 The LEFT Show – #Blessed

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Hey! We got a LADY IN THE STUDIO! Taylor Hunsaker is back, and, boy, how we...

257 The LEFT Show – Yelly Break

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We have asses in every seat this week, with Special Guest Dan Ellis from the...

256 The LEFT Show – With A Whisper

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Weird as shit show this week. Just JM Bell and Forrest in the studio for a bit...

FatCamp 4 Registration

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Starting October 12, 2015  – It’s time to get into fighting shape...

Utah ranks surprisingly high as a good place to be a teacher

DNews: Perspectives
If you were asked to guess where Utah ranks on a survey of the best states for...

255 The LEFT Show – Tahiti

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Post Con is the fun con! Melissa, Forrest, and Ultimate Bob join J.M. Bell in...

DefenMedia Family at Salt Lake Comic Con 2015

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Where are your friends from the DefenMedia family going to be at the 2015...

254 The LEFT Show – Clear Cut

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
No Forrest this week, so, Taylor, Ultimate Bob, and JM Bell trudge along making...

Obama > GOP 20 Monkey Poo Fight

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more...

253 The LEFT Show – Causation

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Every once in a while we get a little serious, and that usually ends up pretty...

252 The LEFT Show – Glamazon

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
What a glorious episode! 3 out of 4 Hello, Sweetie Podcast members were in my...

251 The LEFT Show – Hanging Doubt

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
The were four in the room – JM Bell, Taylor Hunsaker, JC Carter, and Bob...

250.1 The LEFT Show – SUPER-FANTASTIC MILESTONE PART ONE

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
What do you do when you throw a 250th Episode celebration and no one shows up?...

249 The LEFT Show – Mountaineering and Yodels

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
On the penultimate show on 250 Eve we had nearly a full house in the studio. JM...