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Prohibition on the march: Why spice should stay legal

By Jerry Salcido
POSTED // Oct 26,2010 - Utah city, county, and state legislators are once again making themselves useful and good consumers of our tax dollars by passing more unnecessary legislation ...

CitizenSpeak

Shout Out to SLC Firefighters

The calm after the storm.

By Conor Jensen
POSTED // Jul 27,2010 - Hi, my name is Conor Jensen and I happened to be driving by the scene of the July 26 fire at 741 S. Roberta St. and could not help noticing the feeling of the calmness after the storm. It's as if ti

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Ode to a Famous Splitboarder

A certain somebody is wished a happy birthday.

By Mayella Rawietsch Krause
POSTED // May 13,2010 - Roberto Freire, a famous Brazilian psychiatrist, once wrote, “Love wasn’t made to be comprehended, just to be lived.” We always have some stuff that, even if we change, it will never

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Tattoo Hypocrisy

Tattoo purists refuse to give first tattoo.

By Missy Benner
POSTED // Mar 26,2010 - Although tattoos have become fairly commonplace and society, in general, is more open-minded towards them, they are still not widely accepted.Those who fight against them fight hard. If you have the m

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Utah Not Protecting Its Citizens

Allowing depleted uranium at EnergySolutions puts people at risk.

By Bob Henline
POSTED // Feb 2,2010 - Editor's Note: The following is a statement given by Bob Henline to the Utah Radiation Control Board on Jan. 26, 2009. “The Utah Division of Radiation Control (DRC) protects Utah citizens an

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Nobama in 2012

Failed promises make for a failed presidency.

By Bob Henline
POSTED // Dec 11,2009 - On January 19, 2009 Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. President Barack Obama was elected on a wave of grass-roots support, the public crying out for real change in

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Freedom Roadblock

By Bob Henline
POSTED // Oct 30,2009 - Salt Lake City is considering ordinances that will prohibit discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity.  There are already laws on the books that seek to prohibit dis

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Bottled Pollution

By Susanna Metzger
POSTED // Oct 29,2009 - By Susanna Metzger Its conception is anti-climatic. Its birth is not out of the ordinary. But it’s not without major controversy, either. Some say it’s not even necessary. Bottled

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Sutherland vs. Liberty & Equality

Join us in the 21st Century, State Legislature.

By Bob Henline
POSTED // Oct 16,2009 - The bigots at the Sutherland Institute are at it again, this time issuing a press release opposing Mayor Becker’s proposed city ordinances to ban employment and housing discrimination ...

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Uranium & Greed

Welcome to Utah, where the corporations make their own rules and send them to the regulatory agencies for rubber-stamp authorization.

By Bob Henline
POSTED // Oct 12,2009 - On September 22, 2009 the Utah Radiation Control Board officially handed over the responsibility for nuclear waste regulation to EnergySolutions. In addition to their 8-3 vote rejecting a proposed mor
 
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