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Repeal Utah House Bill 477

Yesterday I blogged about House Bill 477.  Well it passed and passed with a strong majority. It is now time to put the pressure on Governor Gary Herbert. Our Governor has the ability to end this craziness.  Lets hope he does so that the Law can be better written and give due process. There is [...]

Utah Legislature Doesn’t Want the Public or the Media to Access Government Records

UPDATE: Apparently This PASSED ANYWAY. The most dangerous time to be in Utah is during the 45 days that the Utah Legislature is in session.  While there have been plenty of completely asinine laws considered, the crème del a crème is House Bill 477.  The bill would make wide-ranging changes to the Government Records Access [...]

By |2016-11-10T20:52:58-06:00March 4th, 2011|Categories: Government, Legislation, Utah Government|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

Raise taxes now — the elders of the economy say so

A friend of mine often emails me articles and his opinions on the craziness of government.  He humors me and allows me to post it here on my blog. (Past post)  So here is another anonymous guest post from a friend. Raise taxes now -- the elders of the economy say so Greenspan, no fan of big [...]

By |2016-11-10T20:53:06-06:00August 10th, 2010|Categories: My Rants, Taxes|0 Comments

Value-Added Tax is Not the Answer

Today's post is a guest post from a friend. I find it relevant because very soon the President and The Congress are going to ask for a Value Added Tax. The VAT is essentially a national sales tax, levied in proportion to the goods and services produced and sold. But its delightful concealment comes from the fact [...]

By |2016-11-10T20:53:07-06:00April 24th, 2010|Categories: Taxes|Tags: , |1 Comment