May 8, 2018 0 Comments

My daughter Ella just took 2nd place in oratory at a major debate tournament at BYU.  I found her speech to be apropos to the political world, to campaigns, to either choose a

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

To make my decision to run, I decided I would spend some time with my representative Keith Grover up on the hill.  He was very gracious to accommodate all my questions and spend

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

A provocative statement to be sure.  Was spoken by John Curtis at one of his campaign events.  Is it true? The Proper Role of Government While eating the free lunch provided by the

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

I'm really tired of all the same old approaches to politics and games that are played.  I suspect a lot of other people are as well.  I would love, love, love to find

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

Keep revenues relevant and less arbitrary. That means making sure any government source of revenue should be as directly tied to the service it provides as possible, i.e. gas taxes should be used

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

While the government is not responsible for the success or failure of an economy or a creator of jobs, constitutionally or otherwise, I realize that how well it runs and stays out of

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

At the end of the constitutional convention, Mrs. Powel asked Franklin “What have we got?...” His reply “A republic, if you can keep it.” I believe we can keep it! One of the

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

In 2014, 64% of Utah was Federally owned. Utahns know best what to do with Utah lands. The constitution allows 10 square miles for a military base. How did we stray so far

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

It feels like we're trying to be all things to all people when it comes to transportation, which doesn't get us the best bang for our buck and in some cases becomes more

April 6, 2018 0 Comments

Utah ranks 20th in education Pre-K-12, and 31% of our budget is spent on Public Education. More money has not led to better ranking.   Success starts in the home/community, and should be a

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