Shining a Spotlight on Ethics

Wethinks this issue deserves some serious grass-roots discussion. Just how “loyal” should we grass-roots Republicans be in the face of stories like this? Although it doesn’t take much creativity, here’s how the democRATS are spinning similar unfortunate stories nationally. Here is just one example: The scandal sheet Isn’t his something…

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The Heart of the Mormon Trek

Deseret Morning News editorial Years ago, a history teacher proclaimed he loved history because once you learn it, it doesn’t change. You’ve got it. It’s constant. But that was then. Today, history — and the interpretation of history — is more changeable than the weather. Witness the recent “revisionist” views…

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State Central Committee Meeting Notes

By Terry L. Thompson Legislative District 6 Chair THIS CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING HAD ALL OF THE MAKINGS OF THE EXCITEMENT OF WATCHING PAINT DRY. BUT I HAVE SAID BEFORE “STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETINGS NEVER LET YOU DOWN” AND AS MY FELLOW BROTHER IN REPUBLICAN PARTY ARMS TOM FEENY SAID “YOU…

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Memorial Day Special – The Glory of Old Glory

By Dorrene Jeske City Council-member Ogden City In the history of our flag, there have been many moments of glory. Naturally the colonists used at first the flags of their home-land. The first flag to have any resemblance to the present stars and stripes was the Grand Union Flag. It…

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Utah State Nominating Convention Report

From: Terry L. Thompson (Legislative District 6 Chair) To: Weber County Republicans Ref: Utah State Nominating Convention Date: May 13, 2006 ATTENDANCE: Total Delegates 3,478 Total Attendance 3,136 Percentage Over 90% (amazing for an off Presidential election year!) The Utah State Nominating Convention was held at the South Towne Expo…

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The State Nominating Convention Stands Adjourned

Today’s Republican State Convention results are already trickling in. 12:17 p.m.: This mid-day report is from the Salt Lake Tribune. (Sorry folks… the SLTrib has already pulled this story. The local gist of it: Neither incumbent Sen. Dave Thomas nor Ogden top-cop challenger Jon Greiner were able to pull over…

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More Amendment Disputes – Updated

In the preceding article, we invited comments about proposed 2006 Utah Republican State Conventon amendments and resolutions, pending for Saturday’s state convention. There have already been some cordial comments and discussion about one proposed resolution there. Its sponsor, Grant Misbach, even offered his views on his own resolution. Another of…

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4/22/06 Nominating Convention Report

The following Weber County Republicans were nominated in convention today as Republican candidates for the November general election: Utah House of Representatives Leg 6: Kerry Gibson Leg 7: Glen Donellson Leg 8: Gage Froerer Leg 9: Robert Miles Leg 12: D. Greg Buxton County Commission Seat “B” Kenneth Bischoff Clerk/Auditor…

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