Uncle Sam

Part 1: The Problem with Utah Polictics

Politics: Poly, meaning many; Ticks, blood sucking bugs. Chapter 1: The Background I’ve always hated politics. In high school, one of my teachers offered an extra-credit assignment to write a letter to our Congressional Representative about an issue we’d been discussing, then report back with their response (if any). This Read more…

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Many people think that after the ballots have been counted, that’s the end of the political process until the next election season. In a “direct to primary” system, that might be the case, but in Utah we have the Neighborhood Caucus and Convention system that puts the power (and responsibility) Read more…

Dad’s Garden

Ever since I turned 18, I’ve felt voting was a vital, integral part of our Republic. My late father, however, had long since thrown in the towel. He was a post-Depression child, reared by parents who had endured the Great Depression. He lived through trials and tribulations. He grew up being told Read more…