Published: Tuesday, July 30 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT
So who pays for his defense team?Is it the policy of the State of Utah to
pay for the defense of employees?
If he had any respect for his office, he would have stepped down months ago.John Swallow has completely lost the concept of "public
servant."We don't want him yet he continues.And
it irritates me that the repub Utah legislature is dragging its feet to impeach
Corruption in Utah's political set is nothing new. It is good that
it's being put in the spotlight though; sunlight cleanses and sterilizes.
One could hope that the light will eventually help.
William,It's fine to be disgusted with politicians. That's a
reqular occurance with me. But realize that you being disgusted doesn't
neccesarily mean they have to go. If we got rid of our AG any time anybody got
disgusted with them.. I gurarantee you there would never be an AG or any elected
official who would finish his term. There's always somebody who's
upset with them.Something that helped reduce my level of disgust
with Swallow (which exissted with me before this issue even came up) was to not
just accept all the accusations without also hearing Swallow's explanation.
Try to understand the chronology (what happened when) and see if you think it
really impacts his ability to be the AG. Remember, all these events that
disgust you happened before he was AG. When he was an attorney (who obviously
would be meeting with people with legal problems and trying to help them find
solutions to their problems). There are ZERO accusations of misconduct while in
office.Does that help?Probably not. I find that most
people who hate him will hate him regardless of reason.
We learned in the Travyon Martin case to be extremely cautious about final
verdicts. Let the court figure this one out and leave bias out. We don't
have much ground right now for any verdict - so, please be cautious about
throwing personal agenda and bias out into the opinion section.
Re: ". . . evidence of his selfishness, greed and lack of integrity."There's a lot of that going around. Look at the US Attorney
General. And the President. And many, many members of Congress. Then, there are
the labor leaders, the "greenies," the corrupt politicians attempting
comebacks, and those in California, in Chicago, in borders states, and at the
federal level that cynically choose to violate their oaths of office to uphold
the law, and substitute their own liberal agenda for that of those that elected
them.It's kinda funny that none of these others seem to disgust
you.Just the one we still don't have enough facts about to make
an honest, informed decision.Hmmmmm.
IF we impeached every politician that got a letter writer disgusted... I dare
say we wouldn't have any politicians in Washington, and no President.
2bits, then we would have statesman.
@BYR;Statesman? Only one?
I have concerns about Swallow, but the call for his head is diminished by the
leftists, who also want Zimmerman federally prosecuted for being racist, based
on the fact that he was attacked by someone who had darker skin than himself.Somehow I think that the standard of evidence needs to be higher than
leftists looking for a scandal (a non-Obama scandal that is), before we take any
@Badgerbadger;Zimmerman was "attacked" by a young man he was
following. This young man possibly feared for his life (as proved to be true)
from being stalked by a stranger. Have you never heard of "stranger
danger"? Zimmerman went into the situation, after being advised by the 911
operator to let the police handle it. Zimmerman was the one with a gun.
Zimmerman was the one creating the danger. Zimmerman caused the situation and
he got away with murder; regardless the color of skin of his victim.
RanchHandNice analysis... but I don't think the jury agreed with your
list of premisses.
I'll be different and not hypocritical. The US and Utah Attorney General
both give me a lot of pause at this point...
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