Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

Orgs and Media

SPECIAL EVENT – The Salt City Radio Players

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Enjoy this Thanksgiving treat of Lane Richins and Jeffrey Owen, Weller Book...

User Fees the Solution to Utah’s Transportation Needs

Utah Taxpayers Association
The Utah Legislature is once again looking at funding options for the state’s...

212 The LEFT Show – Hucksta-don’t (fixed)

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This is a good one folks. With Melissa in Vegas, JC in Arches, and Forrest on...

The Sidetrack 211 – Have some income inequality

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
@JMBell @theleftshow episode 211 sidetrack follow up....

211 The LEFT Show – Stupid, Sexy, Shirted, Science

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Melissa Merlot, JC Carter, and Robert Easton join J.M. Bell in the studio for...

Podcast Phil …

JM Bell's The LEFT Show

Utah Transportation Coalition: Show your support for Utah’s transportation need!

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LPC: November 17, 2014

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Another Tallahassee football scandal shows nothing will change until the NCAA gets tough

DNews: Perspectives
The New York Times has published an investigative piece about how a hit-and-run...

Utah’s Wireless Taxes Top Neighboring States and Rank 12th Highest in the Nation

Utah Taxpayers Association
Wireless service has become essential to daily life for individual consumers,...

ULCT Economic Stoplights: November 2014

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State lotteries leave a trail of broken promises

DNews: Perspectives
State lotteries are a ruse. If that’s a surprise to you, it’s because you...

210 The LEFT Show – There Is No Shame

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
The Deb Henry joined JM Bell, Melissa Merlot, and Ultimate Bob in the studio...

Taxpayer Subsidized Mega Hotel Nets Only One Bid

Utah Taxpayers Association
Salt Lake County needs to head back to the drawing board with its plan to...

The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

Utah Taxpayers Association
Monthly Newsletter “The Utah Taxpayer” The Utah Taxpayers...

209 The LEFT Show – Pickles and Venison

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
So … apparently, last week, we “over shared” a little bit. I...

Vote FOR Amendment A

Utah Taxpayers Association
Since Utah became a state in 1896, the Utah Constitution has included a...

GOP likely to win on Tuesday, but public doesn’t think it will mean much

DNews: Perspectives
Democrats are voting early in large numbers, but Republicans are likely to...

Jeff Bell Endorses Senator Cory Booker

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Jeff Bell needed to tell the world that Senator Cory Booker deserves the Senate...

208 The LEFT Show – Dirty, Not Dirty Dirty

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We don’t often get “Holy Buckets” moments here on The LEFT...

LPC: October 27, 2014

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Tax Reform for the American Dream

Utah Taxpayers Association
By Senator Mike Lee Today, our country is beset by economic uncertainty and...

207 The LEFT Show – The Danger Zen

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
You have to live your life as YOUR life, you can’t live it on other...

Changes in population to shake up 1% local option sales tax distribution

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Local option sales tax distribution up 4.4% for September

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199f The LEFT Show – Bye-Bye, Bobby, Don’t Cry

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I’m supposed to write something here that makes you want to click in and...

Another Secret Service Screwup in Downton Portland

For the People
It seems there is no end to the number of screw-ups of which the Secret Service...

199e The LEFT Show – The Ebola Town Blues

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
JC is back in the studio with JM Bell, Forrest Shaw, and Bob Easton, and...

199d The LEFT Show – Sidetracked

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
In this very special episode of The LEFT Show, our dear friend Jason Williams,...

199c The LEFT Show – I’ve got to keep control.

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I’m not going to go on and on except to say that as Adam Andrews has had...

199b The LEFT Show – Not for very much longer

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This week, as we are getting prepared our fancy 200 Episode Party (TBA –...

Scotland, Forever, Regardless

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
‘The Morning After’ by Christine De Luca Scotland, 19th September...

Are taxes fair? It depends on who you ask

DNews: Perspectives
A new study shows that state tax structures are unfair, at least according to...

199a The LEFT Show – BEST OF THE LEFT SHOW

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I remember this one! Pasty Orifices! This one goes back a bit to the time that...

199 The LEFT Show – The Pros of Cons

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
All the members of the Defenestrate Media Family were happily skipping around...

198 The LEFT Show – But listen closely…

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Yeah, it’s Labor Day, and I’m a big supporter of the men and women...

Gavin’s Underground – The Left Show

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
It’s The LEFT Show in a readable format! JM Bell answered 23 incredibly...

Hold 322 and The LEFT Show 2014 SL Comic Con Schedule

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
2014 Salt Lake Comic Con Schedule  Defenestrate Media  |  Hold 322  |  The...

197 The LEFT Show – Madness takes it’s toll

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This week is a crowded, madcap romp! Shon Harris from the Salt City Throwdown...

196 The LEFT Show – Time Is Fleeting

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
JC, Melissa, Ultimate Bob, and JM Bell gathered together once again to review...

195 The LEFT Show – It’s Astounding

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This is a nifty little episode! Alex Cragun from SLUG and Utah Political...

Quadcopters and Football? What Gives?

For the People
When you think about radio controlled devices such as drones or quadcopters,...

194 The LEFT Show – Republicans Love Dumb

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
All hands on deck for this week’s The LEFT Show. Melissa, Bob, Forrest,...

FATCAMP 2014 – Week Two SABOTAGE!

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Well, Lisa Westbrook ninja’d the Defenestrate Media Studio while we were...

Local Option Sales Tax Distribution up 2.4% Statewide

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193 The LEFT Show – Irene? No, Urine!

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Well, well, well, what do you know? We have a special guest this week as JC and...

192 The LEFT Show – ‘Lil Quickey Nooner!

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Things have been totally chaotic this week, so, this one is short and fast and,...

The LEFT Show’s FAT CAMP 2014

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Starting July 22, 2014  – It’s time to get into fighting shape...

191 The LEFT Show – Leviticus 19:33

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Leviticus 19:33 – “‘When a foreigner resides among you in...

Local Option Sales Tax distribution up nearly 10% for June

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190 The LEFT Show – Womb Liberation Anniversary

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Well … holy buckets, this is a big ass, double sized, double fun, double...

189 The LEFT Show – The Power of Porn

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
It’s a special Wednesday show, and we’re getting closer to two big...

188 The LEFT Show – Two 2 One

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We’re getting closer to two big events for The LEFT Show family –...

#13 Tell Me A Story – The Long Longing Chapter Three

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Life is a bit more under control, but, due to a few threatening emails,...

187 The LEFT Show – Seasons In The Sun

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Oh, hell … what to say about this episode. Apparently I owe the world an...

Important Show of Class and Wonderment! Christian Coleman

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Friend of the show Christian Coleman is having a show! If you’re in the...

Obama administration targets for-profit colleges while ignoring Congress

DNews: Perspectives
One sentence out of an 846-page law passed in 1965. That’s what President...

The Right Supplements Can Enhance Your Muscle Gains

For the People
One of the most frustrating parts of just beginning to work out is the lack of...

Obama repeated Bush’s ‘Mission Accomplished’ fiasco

DNews: Perspectives
What’s more embarrassing than President George W. Bush’s “Mission...

186 The LEFT Show – Look, But Don’t Touch!

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We’re in the studio AGAIN! this week, WEDNESDAY SURPRISE! – Still...

185 The LEFT Show – Sexy Kill

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We’re in the studio this week, getting ever closer to #200 and our 3rd...

#12 Tell Me A Story – The Long Longing Chapter Two

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Life is continuing to kick my ass. So: as requested, and then promised on The...

184 The LEFT Show – Silent Lucidity Part Two

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This is the second part of the time that we were joined in the Defenestrate...

Is Everything in Oregon Politicized?

For the People
Staying motivated to workout on a consistent basis requires a conscious effort...

#yesallwomen – Stoya

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
“They say I have a sweet ass, nice tits, a real pretty dress. They say I’m...

Overall good news from ULCT’s Economic Stoplights

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Local Option Sales Tax Distribution up 2.8% for May

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183 The LEFT Show – Silent Lucidity Part One

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
We are joined in the Defenestrate Media Studio by one Megan Risbon – an...

Vote Not GOP! Contest

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I don’t know what to do anymore, as far as my blessed Democratic Party is...

182 The LEFT Show – dear Lady Disdain

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
JC and Bob were off doing classical stuff, dressed up in their Co-Presidents of...