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Election solution may be a Pyrrhic victory – Mero Moment, 3/11/14

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. (Scroll down for podcast.) As the legislative version of the Count My Vote initiative is signed into law, we should reflect on its … Continue reading

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Here’s how Utah can really level the educational playing field

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Ten years ago, Sutherland Institute published a powerful analysis of public education in Utah called Saving Education and Ourselves: The Moral Case for … Continue reading

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Quick to judge, quick to condemn, and short on humor

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. When Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman went on his post-championship game rant against the San Francisco 49ers, I thought, wow, this guy has … Continue reading

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A culture of corruption in Utah

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. As the John Swallow scandal reveals more and more culture of corruption within Utah’s Attorney General’s office, I am left with a few … Continue reading

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The law that sounds reasonable – but isn’t

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Partisan activists have used words like tolerance, fairness and equality to gain special rights. In the name of fairness, a growing number of … Continue reading

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Men (and women) behaving badly

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Do you have a right to behave badly? Most people probably would answer “no” to that question even if, in their heart of … Continue reading

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Stop sniping about website fiasco – focus on real health care issues

This post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. I’ve watched with great interest how Obamacare seems to be crumbling right before our eyes. It has won every political hurdle it has … Continue reading

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Bright, principled Sen. Lee makes the establishment cringe

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Just when I complimented my friends at The Salt Lake Tribune for being authentic for owning the cause of anything other than … Continue reading

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Obama now lying about his lies

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. America tends to be pretty forgiving of its fallen idols. Bill Clinton and Tiger Woods immediately come to mind. We get it. … Continue reading

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Friends (yes!) in politics

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. Politics certainly creates strange bedfellows. Over the span of my career I have made very special friends – and, in an era … Continue reading

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The push for pot

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. When Colorado and Washington voters approved ballot initiatives last November to legalize the use and possession of up to an ounce of … Continue reading

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How religion-free trend affects public policy

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations. A sign on a commercial building in the neighborhood where I live reads, “Interested in God, but not religion?” The invitation is … Continue reading

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The problem with Agenda 21

The following post is a transcript of a 4-minute weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations: A recent op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune calls on the Utah Senate to oppose a resolution critical of a United Nations … Continue reading

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What the Republican Party needs to champion

The following post is a transcript of a weekly radio commentary aired on several Utah radio stations: There is growing angst in Republican circles over the direction the Republican Party ought to take. While I am not a Republican operative … Continue reading

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