A special place in hell. Once again the white guys are playing games trying to divide Native People. The five major tribes, all of whom supported the Monument asked that the English name ‘Bears Ears’ be used. But tin-eared Trump, in his executive order, perhaps seeking to sew animosity among the tribes, changed the name of the Monument to Shash Jaa, from the Navajo language.Read more
Utah Legislature & Governor Have Had A Generation of Blah, Blah on Clean Air. It’s Time for 1) Serious Action or 2) Electing People Who WILL Take Strong Action Against Pollution!
Utah air has got better over the last 30 years. But that is NOT because of state leaders, it is DESPITE them.Read more
The 15 member State Board of Education is a dysfunctional mess. In Utah, it is not the Governor nor the legislature that runs the $4 billion dollar business of K-12 education. It is this wacky Board that exercises “general control and supervision” over K-12 education.Read more
To Utah DC Delegation: Would you let your daughters or granddaughters serve as a page with Ray Moore?
I expect no response from the ‘hermetically isolated from real Utahns’ underground shelters of Mia Love, Orrin Hatch, Mike Lee, Chris Stewart and Rob BishopRead more
The Washington Post: 62 Billion Tons of Coal Lies in the Kaiparowits Plateau. Trump Unprotected That Land!
Congressman Bishop, with a straight face says, “The idea that we’re going to give these over to oil and gas companies is a false narrative,” True Congressman, it is the Coal companies you are going to give this sacred land over toRead more
In the State Capitol there is dead silence (at best) on climate change. From the Governor, to the Legislature and the entire DC delegation!Read more
Left unprotected under Trump’s Monument reduction, are Cedar Mesa, which is dense with archaeological sites and has always been the true “heart” of the effort to protect the culture natural landscapes of southeastern Utah. And Indian Creek, the immensely popular rock-climbing areaRead more
Shame. The Utah Governor, GOP Legislature and the all GOP DC delegation promised us that they care. They said they would protect the land. Now they have complete control and look what they have done. Their proposal is that Bears Ears be decimated by 85 percent, Grand Staircase by 50 percent. That's what they call protection.Read more
For so many reasons, this has been the worst President of our lifetime. But he is Trump being Trump. Never expected anything different. The unexpected part of this equation is the complete surrender by Utah’s political rulers to embrace this horrible man and his ugly ideas.Read more