When my driver’s license expired, I realized the state was not going to protect us and so I opted against renewing my license

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Quote of the Day: “When my driver’s license expired, I realized the state was not going to protect us and so I opted against renewing my license.” – Kaye Beach Today I sent a letter telling my Representative and Senators to repeal the REAL ID Act. I encourage you to do the same. You may borrow…

Recent Senate Votes

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Motion to Proceed; Net Neutrality disapproval – Vote Rejected (46-52, 2 Not Voting) The Senate rejected a move to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission’s “net neutrality” rule from taking effect on November 20. The rule will prohibit broadband service providers from blocking content or applications. Sen. Orrin Hatch voted YES Sen. Mike Lee voted YES Motion to Proceed; Cross-border air pollution rule…

Partisan Politics? Standard Examiner article only tells half the story

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The Ogden Standard Examiner ran a story entitled What place do party politics have in municipal elections? where they call out the Chairman of the Davis County GOP for asking Republicans to contact their candidates directly and ask about their political affiliation. His reasoning? “In general, we think party affiliation is vitally important in telling…

Syracuse Mayor Confuses Partisan Research and Partisan Campaigning

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I’m posting this at the request of Mayor Jamie Nagle. We recently ran a story about the Davis County Democrats planning a “Save Syracuse’s City Council” door-to-door campaign to be hold at Mayor Nagle’s home — and how they later removed the post. After that, and entirely unrelated, Chairman of the Davis County GOP, Rusty…

Superdell, City of Astoria Reach Tentative Agreement

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It’s several months since Dell “Superdell” Schanze jumped from the Astoria Tower in Oregon — the whole thing caught on video and posted to YouTube. He was quickly identified and arrested. Since then he was released on bail (June 13th), and has a court date pending this month. That’s somewhat difficult for the Utah man.…