Monthly Archives: December 2006

Community Council Meeting Tonight And Lurid Police Tale Of Drugs And Carjacking

I went to my Community Council meeting tonight.  If you’re in Salt Lake City or the unincorporated county, you should really attend your local meeting (times and places under “Chairs and Boundaries”).   I heard about new parks, emergency preparedness, what … Continue reading

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Update On William Jefferson

Reports indicate that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has offered recently reelected corrupt Rep. William Jefferson’s (D-LA) old seat on the Ways And Means committee to Rep. Artur Davis (D-AL).  Thanks to Pelosi and Davis for helping to establish that there … Continue reading

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Liveblogging The Executive Appropriations Committee Meeting

I’m here at the joint Executive Appropriations Committee meeting of the Utah Legislature and the room is packed. I had to help move spare chairs into the room in order to get a seat. The official guest roll indicates there … Continue reading

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Transit Bond Diversion — The Hottest Issue Of 2007

Before the November election the Utah Legislature met in special session to authorize Salt Lake and Utah counties to issue transit bonds to build four new TRAX lines in Salt Lake and commuter rail in Utah County. The bonds were … Continue reading

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Ciro Rodriguez Back In Congress, A Twisted Redistricting Story From Texas

A little story from Texas today. We added one more congressman yesterday who has supported Utah’s interests on issues like nuclear testing and public lands conservation. But the way it happened has some partisan redistricting twists. In 2002 Democrats hoped … Continue reading

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Corrupt William Jefferson Reelected

“Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.” -H. L. Mencken It’s not just Utah and corrupt Speaker Greg Curtis (R-Sandy). New Orleans reelected corrupt Congressman William Jefferson … Continue reading

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More Rosalie

Another Thanksgiving photo, this time from last year.

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Salt Lake Tribune Letter To The Editor On Roads And Transit

This is the most important issue of the coming year in Utah. Thanks to the Tribune for publishing my letter today. I have a question for Paul Mero, who wrote in the Dec. 3 Tribune that only roads, not rail, … Continue reading

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Friday Baby Blogging

Here’s another Rosalie photo from Thanksgiving.

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The Fourth Seat May Still Be Coming

Don’t be fooled by news from Majority Leader Boehner’s (R-OH) office that Rep. Tom Davis’s (R-VA) bill won’t get to the floor. Incoming Democrats may be even more eager than the Republicans to give Utah a fourth seat in the … Continue reading

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