Gary Herbert has appointed Cody Steward, a former lobbyist for the oil and gas industry as his new primary energy adviser. Working to ensure that those in charge of regulating the industry have the best ties to the industry itself, Herbert has replaced Amanda Smith, who will remain at the Department of Environmental Quality, with [...]
Our local house legislators sure have been busy! They took the time on Wednesday to pass not just one middle finger message bill directed at the federal government, but five! HB91, HB148, HB511, HJR3, and HCR1 are all directed at wresting control of Utah lands away from the federal government. HB91 – Utah Enabling Act [...]
Energy development in Utah has been a favorite “go to” for various groups, particularly those on the right. Developing Domestic Sources of Terrorism-Free Energy™ (or something full of hyperbole) means that punching holes in and scraping away layers of the earth are valid and encouraged methods of business here and in other places in the [...]
There has been a significant movement over the past few years—fueled mostly by the Tea Party—for a smaller federal government. Politicians in D.C. have been overreaching their bounds for decades, and it’s time that changed. In fact, it was on this platform that Senator Mike Lee was elected to the Senate, and the other Utahn members [...]
That lucky son of a bitch. Some people are called to serve missions in Idaho, New Jersey, or worse, Temple Square. Meanwhile, Tim DeChristopher has been called to serve a 2-year mission to jail. What a lucky missionary! Two whole years, spreading the good word in jail! At least in jail – as opposed to [...]
This foursome was at yesterday’s Living Green Festival, protecting the environment or spreading STDs or something.
C’mon Tim DeChristopher. Cuh-mon. “Six Utahns associated with climate activist and convicted energy lease auction imposter Tim DeChristopher were among 30 arrested in and around the U.S. Capitol in recent days for disrupting government activities, including House floor debate.” “Six Utah climate activists arrested at U.S. Capitol.” Jesus Fucking Christ, Tim DeChristopher. Can you stay [...]