Eric Ethington (Author) | November 17, 2012
Former Utah Governor, and the head of Mitt Romney’s transition team, Mike Leavitt is encouraging states to comply with Obamacare and setup insurance exchanges, rather than leaving things to the Feds. Last week, the Salt Lake Tribune reported that members of the Utah Legislature had sent a letter to Governor Gary Herbert, demanding that Utah [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | September 17, 2012
When will they realize that we have longer than 30 second memories? Utah Senator Orrin Hatch is drowning his credibility and integrity in the bathtub, just so he can take a weak potshot at President Obama. Remember Romney’s welfare work requirement scandal? He got nailed by news networks and fact-checking organizations nationwide when he started [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | April 2, 2012
So what happens when an average everyday Utahn gets caught up in the middle of a Republican political scandal? Nothing good. Just look at the story of Denice Graham, and the lives that were hurt because she didn’t matter.
Eric Ethington (Author) | March 9, 2012
Utah – Conservative lobbyists The Sutherland Institute are emailing parents across the state, telling them to contact Governor Herbert and support HB 363, the recently passed Anti-SexEd bill. But are they misleading parents on the facts? In an email to parents sent out tonight, The Sutherland Institute (under the direction of Paul Mero) is encouraging [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | March 10, 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah – This Is Happening Now! Activists are storming the Utah State Capitol Building on the final night of the legislative session, furious over the Republicans’ passage of HB 477 which denies citizen access to legislative communications. Video and Pics below! There are currently over 400 people charging up the stairs and [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | January 26, 2011
No one is more sympathetic towards our Democratic legislators in Utah than I am. They’re up against the enormous and oft-bullying bulk of the super majority of Republicans and it’s in no way an easy job. But how can we ever change things if we continue to play the victim? The Democratic response to Governor [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | October 20, 2010
Salt Lake City, UT – The newest direct action group, The Justice Vanguard, interrupted a live-tv debate last night between gubernatorial candidates Governor Gary Herbert and Mayor Peter Corroon. The group shouted messages about LGBT youth suicides before being hauled off by security. Watch the video! The Justice Vanguard, captained by myself, Maren Lacy and [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | August 24, 2010
SLC, UT – Governor Gary Herbert has a meet and greet tonight with the Log Cabin Republicans and other LGBT community members. Not sure what all he’ll be discussing with us but I’ll have pictures and a post about it tomorrow for you. If you’re not going, what LGBT questions would you like me ask?