Recent Articles by Dan Liljenquist
Published: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 6:47 pm MDT
Adversity is as natural to the human condition as breathing. It’s how we choose to approach our own trials and sufferings that will ultimately determine if we will be defined by them or refined by them.
Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 9:15 pm MDT
Greece's economy is in free fall. What the prime minister and leftist party have failed to grasp is that democracy is not so powerful that it can alter reality.
Published: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 6:37 pm MDT
Justin Miller is under investigation for possible embezzlement, wherein he is accused of stealing money from Mayor Ben McAdams' campaign fund. When such an act is under scrutiny, it damages the legislator's hol...
Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:49 pm MDT
Runaway health care costs are eating through the budgets of individuals, families, employers and governments, like a turbo-charged Pac-Man plowing through barriers, consuming everything in his path.
Published: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:19 pm MDT
Utah Sen. Mike Lee has successfully championed the bipartisan USA Freedom Act, which would end the NSA’s blanket “metadata” collection and storage activities. The U.S. Senate convenes Sunday t...
Published: Thursday, May 21, 2015 1:40 pm MDT
With the recent audit of Utah Retirement System's management and investment practices, the media only highlighted the one subjective section of the report. Some legislators are using that section to insert them...
Published: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 9:47 pm MDT
We need not condone irreverent portrayals of religious beliefs — especially of our own. However, we must defend, with force when necessary, the right of all Americans to speak their minds.
Published: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 11:28 pm MDT
The proposals floated by the Utah GOP chairman — to require all prospective Republican candidates to submit to a formal vetting process by party insiders and/or to pay an "initiation fee" of up to $10,000...
Published: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:56 pm MDT
In the past, political leaders could thump their chests and spin any negotiated deal in the best light possible for their varying political regimes. Now, the ubiquity of social media, particularly Twitter, has ...
Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:03 am MDT
Money is, and has always been, the “mother’s milk” of politics. Those candidates who raise the most money, whether directly into their campaigns or through surrogates into Super PACs, will hav...