Abortion Is Protected By The 14th, Someone Remind Rep. Acton Before We Pay For Her Lawsuit

I’m pro death and abortion. At least that’s what a recent “friend” on Facebook said to me when I commented on the Salt Lake County Republican Party’s page after they posted a call to action to support H.B. 136, a bill that would prohibit abortion once at 15 weeks –Utah currently restricts the procedure at … Continue reading Abortion Is Protected By The 14th, Someone Remind Rep. Acton Before We Pay For Her Lawsuit

All Three Propositions Passed, So Why Won’t Lawmakers Respect The Vote?

Tell me if I’m beating a dead horse. You voted in November for Proposition 2, it passed, and then Governor Herbert signed the medical marijuana compromise bill into law on December 3 of the same year –but no one voted for the compromise. I’ll admit I knew it would happen. Hell, the whole state knew … Continue reading All Three Propositions Passed, So Why Won’t Lawmakers Respect The Vote?

Conservatism Based On Cruelty Is Not What I Signed Up For

Nearly 20 years ago this politically disinterested European met and fell in love with a young Republican political scientist from Idaho fresh from her time working in a congress ran by Newt Gingrich.  This was my introduction to American conservatives and their political ideology. I learned about compassionate conservatism orthodoxy, how if we just built … Continue reading Conservatism Based On Cruelty Is Not What I Signed Up For

End Gerrymandering – Vote Yes On Prop 4

“My vote doesn’t matter because I’m in Utah.” If you’ve said this, it’s time to shut up and vote. We’ve all said it at one time or another. But guess what? You’re wrong this time. One item on the ballot can change the future of our elections COMPLETELY. We’re voting on three tax questions, when … Continue reading End Gerrymandering – Vote Yes On Prop 4