Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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Gotta Admit I'm Feeling a Mite Sorry for My Old Pal, Matthew Bell

Weber County Forum
Gotta admit I'm feeling a mite sorry for my old pal, Matthew Bell, who was a...

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Weber County Forum Endorses Caitlin Gochnour for Weber County Commission - Updated!

Weber County Forum
Farewell to the Weber County GOP "Good Old Boy's Club," we hopeThe Standard's...

Breaking: Huntsman Family Buying The Salt Lake Tribune

Weber County Forum
Thank you Mr Huntsman for keeping the Trib around for everyone!Fantastic news...

Salt Lake Tribune: Judge Upholds Signature-gathering System Despite Utah Republicans’ Protests

Weber County Forum
Via the Salt Lake Tribune: A federal judge has upheld a new political...

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Latest Employment Deal Gave Dee Another Retirement Package

Weber County Forum
Happily, Greedhead Dee already has some serious opposition in his Commision...

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D-News: Utah Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Disputed State Election Law

Weber County Forum
Fascinating Utah Elections story in this morning's Deseret News, of all...

Why Food Stamps and Free Tuition Don’t Have Anything to Do with "Satan’s Plan"

Weber County Forum
Don't be dumbasses, my fellow Mormans!!!Now that the 2016 Utah political...

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Attention, Utah/American Republicans

Weber County Forum
Here's our short but sweet opinion. peeps, neatly set forth and packaged under...

Colorado Raised More Tax Revenue From Marijuana Than From Alcohol

Weber County Forum
Colorado... rakin' in the BIG Bucks!Whoa! Colorado Raised More Tax Revenue From...

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Get Off Your Asses, In Other Words, Utah Democrats. SHEESH.

Weber County Forum
Are we missing the boat in Utah.... or what!Get off your asses, in other words,...

Time for All Good Men and Women to Come to the Aid of Their Country.

Weber County Forum
Don't wimp out.  Vote instead.Okay folks.  It's time for all all good...

Crackpot Ted Cruz's Wacko Religious Pitfalls

Weber County Forum
Too weird, as Ted "Sleazy Rafael" Cruz hangs in there as a potential GOP...

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Judge Limits Lawsuit Over (alleged) Attack at Snowbird's Oktoberfest

Weber County Forum
Mike Terry/Deseret News/FileOur take? Tea-totalimg Mormon Dopes from Provo...

Breaking: 'Super' Dell Schanze Declares Candidacy for Utah's Governor

Weber County Forum
Given his extensive track record, we'll assume he'll be running as a...

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Medical Marijuana Bill Fails in Utah House Committee Vote

Weber County Forum
Via the ever savvy Ed Flint: "Because, if Senators won't obey the church,...

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Trump Slogan: Make America Great Again

Weber County Forum
HaHaHa!Keep on voting Republican, people, HAHAHAHA!

Another Great Week for Republican Values

Weber County Forum
It figures, dunnit?Keep on voting Republican, people.Keep on voting Republican,...

Election 2016: Psychiatric Hospitals Filling Up with Time Travellers Sent Back to Kill Donald Trump

Weber County Forum
“He can’t be that bad, can he?”New research has shown that every ten...

Idaho Statesman: Utah Lawmakers Face Hostile Crowd on Land Transfer

Weber County Forum
Screw Utah Republican Ken Ivory, sez the Idaho LegislatureVia the SLTrib's...

Panicking Mitch McConnell Says GOP Will Help Hillary Beat Trump If He Wins The Nomination

Weber County Forum
Keep your eyes peeled, people. Seeing is be believing, no?Fascinating 2016...

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It’s The Kochs, Not Republicans Prohibiting A SCOTUS Nominee Vote

Weber County Forum
Koch Brother JackassesWake up. Here's the skinny:It’s The Kochs, Not...

Weirdness in the 2016 Election

Weber County Forum
We expect there will be another five or six other Senate Republicans who'll...

Standard-Examiner: 14-year old Ogden-based Folk Prodigy Hitting it Big

Weber County Forum
Whoa!  Check out the lede, Peeps:OGDEN — By all indications, Sammy...

Breaking: Jeb Bush drops out of White House race

Weber County Forum
It's official::Jeb Bush drops out of White House raceJackass Senator Cruz is...

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...