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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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ZAP Robs the Poor to Feed the Rich

Utah Taxpayers Association
Salt Lake County’s November Referendum By: Gordon Jones I am a member of...

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...

Municipal Tax Distribution System Creates The Wrong Incentives

Utah Taxpayers Association
Guest Commentary by Paul Clayson Transacting business around the world is a...

The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

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

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...

Taxpayers Association Working to Limit Automatic Property Tax Hikes

Utah Taxpayers Association
Following the release of the State Auditor’s performance report in July,...

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...

Tax-Related November Ballot Questions

Utah Taxpayers Association
With fall quickly approaching, it’s time for voters to educate themselves...

Royce Van Tassell Leaving Taxpayers Association

Utah Taxpayers Association
By Howard Stephenson, Association President After seven years as vice president...

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...

181 The LEFT Show – Hip Deep

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Every once in awhile, a person comes along … a person who, while nearly...

One of the Most Popular New Looks is Boho Chic

For the People
Boho Chic is becoming more and more popular in home decor and fashion, but what...

#11 Tell Me A Story – The Long Longing, Chapter One

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
This week got on top of me, and I didn’t have time to nail down a phone...

#10 Tell Me A Story JC Carter – “Breakfast In Hell”

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
BFF of more than 25 years JC Carter answered the phone tonight, and we talked...

Sexual Assault – WH PSA

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Watch Daniel Craig, Benicio Del Toro, & Steve Carell In This White House...

Local Option Sales Tax Distribution up 4.6%

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180 The LEFT Show – A Little Less Than Choke

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
I’m watching the White House Correspondent’s Dinner – and the...

Jamie Kilstein on Gay Marriage

JM Bell's The LEFT Show

179 The LEFT Show – is it MURDER?

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
It’s everybody’s favorite Monday Morning girlfriend, The LEFT Show!...

#9 Tell Me A Story IX – “Selling Out”

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Ix is an old friend, one of my oldest. He’s an artist, a designer, a...

Issue #119 – Hold 322 – LIVE at FanX

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
  Cross posted from Hold322 Normally JC does his hosty duty and posts the...

178 The LEFT Show – HerRection

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Total brain squish … I know Deb Henry was here, but, I’m buggered...

#8 Tell Me A Story Thom Floyd – “Poo-Chucks”

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
The Mighty Thom Floyd answered the phone this week, and, much like the...

The ULCT 2014 Leg Book is online & ready!

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177 The LEFT Show – The Truth, Or Beautiful?

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Melissa Merlot is BACK with JM Bell, Bob, and Forrest! She’s Back! We...

Don’t Buy Koch

JM Bell's The LEFT Show
Koch Industry Gasoline: Chevron Union Union 76 Conoco Koch Industry/Invista...