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A collection of political commentary from throughout the Beehive State.

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

Weber County Forum Special: In Re Tomorrow's Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies

Weber County Forum
Buckle up, people.  It's bound to be a thrilling next four years, no?One...

This is actually what America would look like without gerrymandering

Weber County Forum
YES! This is actually what the  American voter base would look like...

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Breaking!!! Fragile Internet Racists In Turmoil Over Black Lady Liberty Coin!

Weber County Forum
Our take? Given the history of human rights in Amerika? Lady Liberty should...

Uniquely Utah: Mural Honoring Local Jazz Legend Unveiled in Ogden

Weber County Forum
Via Weber County Forum regular Winston Smith"In my town! Love Joe...

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Weber County Forum''s Science Saturday Feature Makes a Belated Comeback

Weber County Forum
There's nothin' new under the sun, according to the old ax, NO?The recent...

So much for Benghazi: Congressional Republicans Hold Embassy Security Funding Hostage Over Israel’s Embassy

Weber County Forum
No word yet whether House member, Jason ''Benghzi Crybaby'...

Breaking! Trump Flip-flops, and Recants; Wingnuts of the Week Roundup

Weber County Forum
See? America's already becoming a Great CountryTrump Now Wants Congress to Fund...

Utah Congressman and Koch Bothers Political Whore Rob Bishop Thinks Our Public Lands Are Worthless

Weber County Forum
If you live in, or love, the West because of the public lands, you are going to...

Helpful Graphic: How Different Snowfall Amounts Affect Different Regions in the USA

Weber County Forum
We thus humbly thank Ms. Morales for our ever-continuing merriment and mirthAs...

Daily Beast: Megyn Kelly Bails on Fox News After Helping Take Down Roger Ailes

Weber County Forum
Set Megyn up with a daily show on the floundering MSNBC cable channel,...

Semi Breaking GOP News

Weber County Forum
We'll take this new development as an additional clue that the GOP majority in...

Happy 2017, People!

Weber County Forum
Too bad our favorite cultural icons have to die, ainnit? Maybe science will fin...

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Weber County Forum 2017 New Year's Eve Special

Weber County Forum
Taking all of the below into account, have a happy 2017, Weber County Forum...

Breaking: Crackpot Republicans Just Banned The 1st Amendment On The Floor Of Congress

Weber County Forum
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve...

Dwight D. Eisenhower. the Last Great Republican President

Weber County Forum
I liked Ike! Dwight D. Eisenhower.. the last Republican President who gave a...

Tuesday Morning Technology Special: Miraculous Misfortune-Telling Trump Machine; Plus an Online Trump Inauguration Countdown Clock

Weber County Forum
Pretty cool, huh?A Trump fortune-telling machine trolls New York with...

Merry Christmas, Everyone! - Updated

Weber County Forum
Dang! And for a wile there, we agreed with crackpot US legislative Republicans,...

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2016 Christmas Eve Special

Weber County Forum
Merry Christmas, etc.Just a few Christmas eve -oriented items, peeps, via the...

Weber County Forum Santa Wish-list

Weber County Forum
Here's my pre-Christmas wish list for Santa.  Please bring  somebody...

Standard-Examiner: Ogden Police Chief to Retire; New Chief to be Announced Wednesday - Updated

Weber County Forum
So who will Be Ogden's Next Top Cop? BYE-bye Sheriff ArpaioOGDEN — After more...

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Breaking: The World Keeps Making Fun of Donald Trump

Weber County Forum
Donald Trump hates his satirical portrayal on Saturday Night Live....

Breaking: Rob Bishop’s Utah Public Lands Initiative Defeated

Weber County Forum
The only pending question: How can can conscientious Utahns drive this fatass...

Beaking: Sarah Palin To Give Trump Daily Unintelligence Briefings

Weber County Forum
And NO! we are not making this up:Sarah Palin To Give Trump Daily...

Crimson and Clover Redux

Weber County Forum
Out there in the ozone layer, your blogmeister became fascininated by this cute...

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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...