Monthly Archives: March 2011

Reaction to HB477 has Utah lawmakers backpedaling

Now that the legislative session is over, Utah lawmakers have been converted to the religion of government openness. Less than a month after passing HB 477, a government secrecy bill that might have originally been crafted by Moammar Gadhafi, several … Continue reading

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Gold law shows Utah lawmakers are out of touch

In the waning hours of the 2011 Utah Legislature, lawmakers avoided tackling some major issues and focused instead on a law that is virtually meaningless. Thursday the Senate approved a bill making gold and silver coins minted by the U.S. … Continue reading


Brandon Davies situation unfortunate for BYU, but not unfair to him

Much of the focus on this year’s BYU men’s basketball team has shifted from its high ranking to the dismissal of Brandon Davies for an honor code violation. When it comes to BYU, I’m not an unbiased observer. I have … Continue reading

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