It is probably a good guess to assume that those petitioners wanting to secede
from the United States will petition to re-join the United States once the Obama
administration completes its term in 2017. It is also important to note that
these petitioners make up less than 1% of those voting for Mitt Romney,
certainly not a number to get worked up about.Finally, demographics
is working against the secessionists in much of the former Confederacy. Texas
and Georgia will probably join North Carolina as swing states within the next
decade. Virginia may become solidly Blue with its northern neighbors. And
Utah's neighbor to the south, Arizona, will certainly be purple in the next
election cycle.Fortunately, for the people of Utah, it should remain
very Red for many years to come as long as emigration from Blue states remains
low and the education system continues to keep critical thinking skills out of
The only people surprised by the proposed tax increase are those who have not
been paying attention.There are only so many things that can be cut
before you need to start looking at increasing revenue. @VST: In
spite of your snark, you are very close to getting the point. The author of
this letter wants to blame the incoming Mayor for a proposal by the outgoing
Mayor.Obama is not responsible for what Bush did - and McAdams is
not responsible for what Corroon has proposed.
It's okay, he's only doing what Mia Love did three times...
I'm so sick and tired of the Utah - Republican Good, Democrat bad -
I wonder why Larry neglected to mention that the current chairman of the county
council (a Republican) said that "after four years of cuts, the increase is
justified". Clearly the Republican majority will debate the issue rather
than rubber stamp the increase, so that leaves only a partisan motive for this
"Friday, Democrats and Republicans in Salt Lake County realize they have
been taken to the cleaners."If only it was true for only Salt
Well, hey, Republicans have been trying for four years to hold Obama responsible
for the foolishness of President Cheney and his little buddy.
So now candidates are responsible for the actions of their predecessors?
What do the actions of the outgoing mayor have to do with the policies of the