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Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry

President Donald Trump turned professional sports into a political battleground Friday night into Saturday, directing full-throated ire toward African-American athletes who have spoken out against him and prompting a sharp rebuttal from the National Football League and several prominent sports figures. In a span of roughly 12 hours, as the sports world would typically be […]

Former Utah House speaker named chief lobbyist for Mormon church

For example, former Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, last month wrote a long Facebook post defending and praising Cannon’s appointment to a legislative post straight from his perch as church lobbyist. But in the same post, Urquhart assailed what he called “secretive,” “puppet-string” lobbying by the church. Source

Bernie Sanders Addresses Nurses at Union Convention

Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaks on Medicare (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Sen. Bernie Sanders discussed the need for a single-payer healthcare system Friday to a crowd of nurses during their annual union convention in San Francisco. Sanders is a self-described democratic-socialist who made a notable but failed attempt at becoming the presidential candidate for the Democratic […]

Political correctness trivial? No, it’s deadly

As any student of physics knows, when a pendulum swings in one direction, it’s only a matter of time before it reaches the end of its trajectory, pauses, then changes direction to retrace its path along the arc. It’s been said society does the same thing. When the pendulum of a social issue reaches maximum […]

Iowa state budget issues become gubernatorial campaign topic

Sep 22, 2017 at 1:01 pm | Print View Gov. Kim Reynolds’ political foes believe the bruised condition of the state budget makes her vulnerable for election in 2018. That much was clear this past week when the many candidates running for governor raised a ruckus over the revelation that the state will have to […]