Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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Broadband Bytes for 2017-03-24

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House Intelligence Committee Investigation is Dead on Arrival

Weber County Forum
Jackass House speaker Ryan won't appoint anyone else of courseThis is what...

Weber County Forum Sunday Sermon: "And Jesus Said Unto Paul of Ryan ..."

Weber County Forum
Check your "Christian Values," US RepublicansFine Nicholas Kristof Op-ed from...

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Via William Harrel: The Look You Give When You're in the Presence of Pure Madness!

Weber County Forum
Hail Angela Merkel, The New Leader of the Free-worldAnother great "catch"...

St. Paddy's Day Special - Updated!

Weber County Forum
Erin go Bragh!Happy St. Patrick's Day from Celtic Thunder:Fasten the buckles on...

Standard-Examiner: Let's Hear Your Defense of Leaving 52M Without Health Coverage, Rep. Bishop

Weber County Forum
Granted, the Standard-Examiner hasn't been even half so good as it used to be,...

Impeachara®: Treatment for TIAD (Trump Induced Anxiety Disorder)

Weber County Forum
Talk to your doctor, to see if Impeachara® might be right for youVia FB Friend...

Awesome Trump Meme: A Picture Suitable for Framing?

Weber County Forum
Your children will look up to you and respect you for the time being. Don't be...

Broadband Bytes for 2017-03-10

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Breaking: Obama Admits to Wiretapping Trump!

Weber County Forum
Shocking, Ainnit?Via FB Pal, Edward Flint. This below video reveals a ton...

Boffo 2017 Utah Legislative Writeup, Thanx to GOP Party Outsider, the Ever Savvy Peter Corroon!

Weber County Forum
Write this down so you don't forget it, Peeps!A legislative wrap-up from...

Breaking: Utah's Jon Huntsman to Be Trump’s Ambassador to Russia

Weber County Forum
Поздравляю, товарищ Охотник, Russian U.S. Ambassador,...

Breaking: Food-tax Hike is Dead in Utah’s Legislature - Updated

Weber County Forum
Other tax, fee proposals still alive with three days remaining in legislative...

Sunday Funnies: In Red-State Utah, a Surge Toward Obamacare

Weber County Forum
Utah Buyer's Remorse? Read up, WCF readers Eye opening article from the New...

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Breaking: Utah’s Biggest Political Scandal Ends with Zero Convictions as Jury Clears Swallow

Weber County Forum
Sad news from the Salt Lake Tribune this morning, concerning beleaguered former...

Standard-Examiner: Some Fear Legislation to Lower Utah's Blood Alcohol Limit Will Hurt the Economy

Weber County Forum
A utopian goal requiring excessive compulsion in the pursuit of unattainable...

SB 197 Gives $87 Million Dollar Tax Gift to the Oil Refineries; Manufacturing Giants

Weber County Forum
Keep on voting Republican, Utah sheeple, Ha. Ha. Ha!Via State Senator Jim...

Sunday Funnies: Trump Voters, Your Savior Is Betraying You

Weber County Forum
"You have a false savior, and you will have to turn on him to save yourselves...

Broadband Bytes for 2017-02-24

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Science Saturday Special: 1 In 3 Americans Would Move To An Alien Planet To Escape U.S. Politics

Weber County Forum
Immediately, hundreds of people tweeted their intentions of relocating to the...

Video: Hitler Finds Out How Incompetent Trump Is

Weber County Forum
This video is pretty funny, Peeps... so danged funny that I forgot to...

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Why Germany Never Wins the Iditarot

Weber County Forum
No German wiener dogs were harmed during the filming of this great pic, so far...

Standard-Examiner Op Ed: Why Would a Northern Utah Lawmaker Want to Kill Rebates for Rooftop Solar Panels?

Weber County Forum
Mr.Peterson looks like such a clean-cut Mormon boy, no? So what's the deal with...

2016 Presidential Election; What's the Worst That Can Happen?

Weber County Forum
Think about it peepsBestest photo meme ever from the 'wild and wooly' internet,...

Broadband Bytes for 2017-02-10

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Competitive markets don't force you to buy products you don't want....

Salt Lake Tribune: Patagonia Drops Out of Outdoor Retailer Show Over Utah Leaders’ Opposition to Bears Ears - Updated 2X

Weber County Forum
Our take? Why not stick with clean outdoor recreation as Utah's top industry? ...

Broadband Bytes for 2017-02-03

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Orem may complete its UTOPIA build sooner rather than later....

Broadband Bytes for 2017-01-27

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Now Google is quietly backing away in cities it has already committed to...

Standard-Examiner: Ogden Lawmaker Blogs About Women's March, Later Removes All Traces of It

Weber County Forum
This isn't the first time that the "cocky" Mr. Peterson has suffered "foot...

Simple Economic Truths, Which Even Deranged Big-spending Racist Trumpanzees Ought to be Able to Understand.

Weber County Forum
Face it, Peeps! Our US President is completely Nutzo!Simple Economic Truths,...

Broadband Bytes for 2017-01-20

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The duopoly has no reason to care what you want or need....

Mixing Active Transportation, Transit, and Freight Service

Transit in Utah
Nederlands: Luchtfoto van Nederlands hoofdkantoor Bosch Rexroth (Photo credit:...

Anniversary Missed...

Transit in Utah
A couple of months ago a major anniversary took place that I let pass by...

What makes a Successful Public Space?

Transit in Utah
Hotel Portland, since demolished (Photo credit: Wikipedia)English: Pettygrove...

Why you should avoid Alamo Rent-A-Car

From Where I Sit
This week my family split apart for 25 days so my wife could visit family in...

Can Alternatives to Owing a car be made More Convenient?

Transit in Utah
TriMet bus parked near MAX tracks (helping out on opening day) in Portland, OR....

Is it the Pathway or is it the Urban Fabric?

Transit in Utah
TriMet is looking at closing a pathway that connects the Willow Creek Transit...

Looking for an Internship

Transit in Utah
English: A car of the Portland Streetcar system at the eastbound Portland State...

The Barbur Transit Center - The Good, Bad, the Ugly, and the Really Ugly and how it doesn't fit into the urban form

Transit in Utah
In my first entry on how transit centers fit into the urban form and how they...

El Salvador Final Presidential Vote - Fraud and Fear

From Where I Sit
Last night was the final vote for the President of El Salvador.   Last month's...

Insider Perspective of the Utah Caucus System

From Where I Sit
There is a tremendous amount of debate in Utah about the "Count My Vote"...

More Waste In Utah - Senator Aaron Osmond's Pledge of Allegiance Bill

From Where I Sit
This year is starting out to be a great year for Utah waste, with wasted...

More Wasted Money in Utah Schools - Canyon School District Shelves New Books.

From Where I Sit
Columnist Paul Rolly today pointed in his column that Canyon School District...

Has Dixie State University's Website Been Hacked?

From Where I Sit
As my Alma Mater pushes forward for a new university president, they are...

Update on The Lunch Room Scandal at Uintah Elementary

From Where I Sit
Screw Nutritional Guidelines forStudents, you ain't eatin' As a follow up to...

El Salvador Presidential Election Results

From Where I Sit
In what was considered a peaceful election, the El Salvadoran people have come...

The "Ley Seca" of El Salvador aka Election Prohibition

From Where I Sit
As El Salvador heads into the craziness of election weekend, the citizens are...

The Godfather at Uintah Elementary Takes Kids Lunch and Throws it Away

From Where I Sit
The Tribune today had a shocking article on Uintah Elementary and their bizarre...

Trimet Parkrose/Sumner Transit Station - The good, bad and ugly

Transit in Utah
During my recent trip to the Portland International Airport for a trip to Los...

Why We Must Solve the Utah Pollution Problem Now.

From Where I Sit
I just returned from a three week trip to my beloved home state of Utah.  It...

Bountiful City Managers Apparently have no clue what they are doing

From Where I Sit
I was stunned today to read today how Bountiful City Attorney Russell Mahan...

3 Day Transit Only Trip to Los Angeles

Transit in Utah
A job interview in Los Angeles on December 20th meant I had to travel down...

Gay Marriage Legal in Utah - A Modern Day Mayflower.

From Where I Sit
Gay marriage is now legal in Utah.  The long battle has finally reached the...

Book Review: College Fast Track - Essential Habits For Less Stress and More Success in College.

From Where I Sit
From time to time I get the opportunity to share a book review from authors who...

Libya is not El Salvador...People Remember When it Was.

From Where I Sit
In Libya News, we have seen the country is still has major issues with...

When Government Gets Involved with Private Business

From Where I Sit
In the United States we are constantly discussing the limits of government in...

Utah Attorney General John Swallow Needed to Step Down.

From Where I Sit
John Swallow resigned today and though I am obviously not in Utah these days; I...

Substandard Candidates Should Get Less Money from the GOP

From Where I Sit
The AP had a big story today on GOP candidates getting less money from big...

El Salvador Elections 2014

From Where I Sit
In the next few months the El Salvador elections will be heating up here in the...

From Where I Sit Returns

From Where I Sit
Nearly 2 years ago I put a serious pause on my blogging due to the fact my hard...

How well does your trail work?

Transit in Utah
I am a walker, I love to do a lot of walking. While it may not show right now...

Management and Power

From Where I Sit
A scripture and saying that is often quoted in my church is "39 We have learned...

Looking for a position...

Transit in Utah
Portland State University College of Urban & Public Affairs (Photo credit:...

From Where I Sit
It has been a long time since I have jumped on to the blog.  My original life...

Now there is two...

Transit in Utah
LACMTA Metro Local #8407 (Photo credit: L.A. Urban Soul)Today it was announced...

Observations from a Chicago Trip

Transit in Utah
In April, I had the opportunity to attend the American Planning Association...

SB 271 is a sneaky, last minute revision--of an already bad policy--literally written by Parents for Choice in Education with only one purpose: label schools as "failing" as an excuse for vouchers

Utah Education Issues
The many topics this post touches on are all worthy of lengthy pieces that I...