Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

Special Interest and Regional

A way forward on Macquarie? HB275 could pave the road

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One of the big obstacles to Macquarie moving forward has been the lack of a...

Mises.Com: If You Want Bigger Government, Vote Republican

Weber County Forum
Click to expand imageSo, is a vote for the GOP a vote for less government...

UTOPIA announces Roger Timmerman as the new executive director

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After two years of searching, UTOPIA has announced that Roger Timmerman will be...

The Folly of ‘Taking Back’ Federal Lands

Weber County Forum
Awesome article via AdventureJournal.Com ... Read the "money quote," my...

Broadband Bytes for 2016-02-05

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Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-29 https://t.co/t8lglhqS16 -> Wait, what? A...

Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-29

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Republicans are Morons, No? LOL

Weber County Forum
Read it and weep, American ConservationistsTop-notch cranky letter from highly...

Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-22

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Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-15 https://t.co/lpf1Wm6wZf -> CenturyLink...

Longtime Weber County Employee Jim Harvey Files as Commissioner Candidate

Weber County Forum
Vote wisely in November, PEEPS!Too Kewl!!!  With another election looming...

Bob Bernick's Notebook: Republican Candidates Really Like SB54

Weber County Forum
Hahahahaha, yes?Fascinating story via UtahPolicy.com:  Here's the...

Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-15

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Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-08 https://t.co/rcElMcAOxE -> Cities can hold...

Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-08

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Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-01 https://t.co/QGBnvYK5Yv -> Huge annual...

Breaking: Crackpot Board of Education Superintendent Takes 90-day Leave Due To Admitted Sickness, Board Immediatly Names Replacement

Weber County Forum
Via the Standard-Examiners; Ace Reporter, Taylor Hintz:Utah State Board of...

Breaking: Former Ogden Mayor Matthew Godfrey Called as LDS Mission President - Updated

Weber County Forum
Alternate headline: Crazed and Annoying Mormon Polititian gets shipped off to...

Broadband Bytes for 2016-01-01

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Broadband Bytes for 2015-12-25 https://t.co/vl6OgA57z9 -> Surprise! Vivint...

Happy New Year, Weber County Forum Clones!

Weber County Forum
Dang rights, WCF regulars... experience all the merriment and mirth!Happy 2016,...

The Hill: Chrome Extension Scrubs Trump From The Web

Weber County Forum
Just a helpful technology tip from yer old pal, Rudi!Encouraging technological...

Is Vivint Wireless living on life support?

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After making some big claims (and underhanded political maneuvers), it looks...

Broadband Bytes for 2015-12-25

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Broadband Bytes for 2015-12-18 https://t.co/DhmSN0zJ4c -> Beehive...

Obama: Happy Christmas, Everyone

Weber County Forum
Merry Christmas, peeps! Nobody but our hero, Barry O, could possibly say it...

For Republicans, Bigotry is the New Normal

Weber County Forum
Check your party registration, Sane Utah RepublicansTop-notch Wapo OpEd,...

Salt Lake Tribune: Republicans OK $14M Land-transfer Lawsuit, Say Utah Must Regain "Sovereignty."

Weber County Forum
Legal team urges Utah to go to court, estimating the cost at a mere $14...

Screw These Fascist Republicans!

Weber County Forum
Screw these fascist Rebublicans!"I personally, I have to say this honestly,...

Trump Leads Latest Poll by Large Margin

Weber County Forum
Meanwhile...Sanders Beats All Top Republican Candidates In Latest PollVia Pat...

Standard-Examiner: Weber State University Finishes As Most Improved Big Sky "Winner" in 2015

Weber County Forum
Gotta say we're totally proud of Coach Hill and our Wildcats, PeepsOkay Weber...

Alliance for a Better Utah Lobbies to Impeach "Crackpot" Utah Judge

Weber County Forum
Jackass Judge Johansen needs to goThis morning, the Alliance for a Better Utah...

Paul Ryan - World-Class A-hole

Weber County Forum
Is Paul Ryan a hypocrite? You be the judge "Residents of the inner city have a...

Breaking: Lowly Weber State University Whips University of California

Weber County Forum
Wildcats roll past UC Davis 23-3OK folks!  As rabid Weber State University...

Jeb can "fix it,"

Weber County Forum
LOL! ya gotta Love It"Jeb" has a new motto.Keep on voting "Republican,"...

Who is This Guy Fawkes Guy?

Weber County Forum
Ahem!  "Over the past decade, dissidents across the globe have...

2015 Ogden Municipal Election Night Special - Election Night Vote Tallies - Updated

Weber County Forum
The ballots have been processed; the votes have been tallied; and here are...

Standard-Examiner: Ogden Mayor Candidates Debate Policing, Infrastructure

Weber County Forum
Ogden City Mayoral candidates stand for final pre-election debateOK, Peeps!...

Standard-Examiner: Ogden Mayoral Candidates Debate Policing, Infrastructure

Weber County Forum
With our Ogden Municipal Elections looming FIVE days hence, we're delighted to...

Kid dead; What a bummer

Weber County Forum
So sorry about the bullet wound, Kid, welcome to America, where we lock people...

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...