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
Jordan Garn of Utah Policy is once again going after PRIDEinUtah, attacking our defense of welfare-recipient’s civil rights. But does his latest argument represent a severely flawed view of welfare itself. I was thrilled to see that Mr. Garn published a response to PRIDEinUtah’s rebuttal, the debate moves on! After our reply to his piece, [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | March 30, 2012
Utah Policy’s Jordan Garn published a piece going after PRIDEinUtah for our commentary on the new law requiring drug tests for welfare recipients. Well, we here at PRIDEinUtah always love the debate, so let’s break it down. First, let me say that I commend Jordan Garn for tackling this troubling issue. Too often in Utah [...]
Eric Ethington (Author) | March 26, 2012
Governor Herbert signed HB 155 by Representative Brad Wilson (R) into law this afternoon, continuing the GOP’s attack on the poor and working-class. While the bill may have been well intentioned, it crosses the line of failing to recognize a human being’s intrinsic worth and labels them as nothing but potential criminals.