Utah Bloghive

A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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Carrier Union Leader Receives Threats After Trump Smears Him on Twitter

Weber County Forum
The plot sickens, people. US democracy stands on the brink of destruction, we...

New Republic: Obama Can and Should Put Merrick Garland on the Supreme Court

Weber County Forum
A word to the wise ought to be sufficient, we hopeThrow a wrench into the...

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MGN Podcast - Amy Wicks, Ogden Trails & Protecting Open Space

Weber County Forum
We're giving the below link a strong RECO, people.Here's an awesome web...

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Weber State Football Gameday Playoff Thread: WSU v. Chattanooga

Weber County Forum
FCS Playoffs: Weber State wants to pitch perfect game against ChattanoogaThe...

Weber State to Face Chattanooga in FCS Playoffs

Weber County Forum
Yeah, WSU Wildcats, there's been considerable fan tension about whether our...

‘Hamilton’ Had Some Unscripted Lines for Pence. Trump Wasn’t Happy

Weber County Forum
Got booed at the theater?  Whatta bummer!Welcome to the public square,...

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Weber State Football Game Day Thread - Weber State Visits Idaho State, with an FCS Playoff Spot on the Line -U-pdated

Weber County Forum
Update: Clark throws for 318 yards, 2 TDs; Weber St. tops Idaho St.There's a...

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WSU Game Day Thread: WSU v. Cal Poly

Weber County Forum
WSU Wildcats snap two-game losing streak, beat Cal Poly 22-15Here's the lede...

WCF/Standard-Examiner Election Special: Preliminary Results for All 2016 Utah Races

Weber County Forum
A final Election Canvass will be held on November 22 to certify the election...

Election Nite Excitement: Election Day 2016: Election Night Watch Parties in Ogden Area, Salt Lake City

Weber County Forum
Translation: Attend Tonight's Celebration Parties At Your Own Local...

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Weber State University Game Day Thread: WSU v. Northern Arizona U.

Weber County Forum
When our Wildcats suck, they always Suck Big-time, No?Our Weber State Wildcats...

Boffo Standard-Examiner Editorial: After What Jeremy Peterson Did to Kathie Darby, No Wonder People Hate Politics

Weber County Forum
After what Jeremy Peterson did to Kathie Darby, no wonder people hate...

Faux News Dumbasses Apologize For Serially Lying; and Then Urge Their Brain-dead Readers: Vote Trump!

Weber County Forum
LOL! In the wake of yesterday's FoxNEWS/GOP TOTAL Bullshit lying spillover:Fox...

Interesting American Stories, Etc; Prior to the 2016 Election

Weber County Forum
Are we even surprised these outrageous quotes came out of his (Trump's)...

2016 Utah General Election Update: House District 9 Voters Have Two Distinct Options This November

Weber County Forum
Top notch advice! Don't Vote For The Peterson Wimp!The...

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Weber State Football Game Day Thread: WSU v. North Dakota

Weber County Forum
Biggest game to date in the Jay Hill eraOGDEN — The biggest game to date in...

Weber County Forum
Not to mention that your blogmeister's favorite talking head is an actual...

Libertarian VP Candidate: Whatever You Do, Don't Vote For Trump

Weber County Forum
Finally a small dose of sanity from the Libertarian ticketFinally some sanity...

Even Democrats Agree: This Texas Republican Has the Best TV Ad of the Election Season

Weber County Forum
Please Re-elect Gerald. PLEASE!Via your blogmeister's Facebook Pal Edward...

Sodden Question: Are You a Special Kind of Stupid?

Weber County Forum
Don't be dummies, peopleDon't be dummies, peopleAdded bonus:Comments, anyone?

The Slow Death of Google Fiber? CEO out, expansion halted, employees fired

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I’ve long maintained that Google isn’t in the ISP business for the...

Fox News Shocks America & Admits Benghazi Investigation Was Complete Hoax

Weber County Forum
With our 2016 Presidential Election looming in a little more than 13 days, it...

Weber State Football Game Day Thread: WSU Stuns SUU to Claim Wild 37-36 Win

Weber County Forum
At risk of coming off as "late to the party," we'll break away from Sunday...

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Sodden Question: Why Should We Vote For Hillary Clinton?

Weber County Forum
Bernie Sanders answers the most important question Why should his...

Donald Trump: "Man of the People?"

Weber County Forum
Self -professed "Best Businessman in the World"THANKS, Republicans, for...

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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...