Abduction and rape survivor, Elizabeth Smart, was interviewed this morning about the three kidnapped victim who were heroically found alive and rescued from abduction yesterday.
by Elisabeth Parker •
Utah’s oil, gas, and coal mining interests want school children to promote their propaganda. Who knew they’d stoop this low?
by Justin Acuff •
The reason the Republican Party lost the 2012 presidential election has nothing to do with the economy and everything to do with their divisive strategies.
by T. Steelman •
When a place like Utah finds itself smothering under a blanket of smog can the rest of us be far behind?
by Lorelei •
The rush by Republican politicians to disavow any and all connection to or friendship with prominent GOP fundraiser and alleged serial rapist Greg Peterson was swift. Now he’s dead.
GOP Congressman Votes To Cut Funding For Embassy Security, Then Blames Obama For Libya Attacks (VIDEO)
by Elisabeth Parker •
Soledad O’Brien interviews Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) about his vote to cut U.S. State Department security funding and his current effort to blame Obama for embassy attacks in Libya.
Apparently, someone thought it would be funny to reprogram a construction sign with a little message from the religious right.
by Winning Progressive •
Climate change, shady GOPer, voter suppression, military same-sex civil union, Romney’s ripoff Olympics.
by The Bucking Jenny •
Recently Utah’s republican governor, Gary Herbert, authorized a state forest official to impose gun rules on public lands because many fires this year, and in previous years, were started by target shooting and other gunfire in the ultra-dry and easy to burn west.
by Wendy Gittleson •
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has never been one to mince words. In an interview with NPR, he went off on what might be the most vocal branch of his party, the libertarians.
Newt Gingrich has constantly claimed that Republicans can get America out of debt, and that he himself can more responsibly manage America’s finances better than President Obama. But Gingrich can’t even prevent his own campaign from bouncing a $500 check.
Every now and then, the unthinkable happens: a Republican stands on principle and rejects the party line.
Utah Republican Controlled Senate Passes Bill Extending Waiting Period To Get An Abortion To 72 Hours
Around the country, the most time a woman normally has to wait to get an abortion is 24 hours. But the Utah Senate has passed a bill that would triple that time.
In February, the Republican dominated Utah House passed a GOP sponsored bill that severely limits what students learn in sex education classes.
Republicans are anti-women, anti-sex, and anti-contraception. And they proved it again in Utah, where the GOP dominated legislature passed a bill which would effectively ban schools from teaching contraception and birth control in sex education courses.
EBay, Ancestry.com And 1-800-Contacts Threaten To Leave Utah Unless LGBT Employment Protection Is Passed (VIDEO)
by Jeromie Williams •
Some of the biggest names in the world online business came together last month in Utah and told state legislators that unless they pass legislation ensuring LGBT employment protection rights, they can kiss any new jobs, and possibly all the jobs in that state, goodbye.