Executive Overreach is Nothing New, But Still Concerning [Hub Debate]

Will the President take executive action on immigration or other policies in his remaining two years in office? But more importantly, should he and what will be the effect if he does? Almost since the beginning of the nation, Presidents have been testing what they can and cannot get away with. Jefferson had the Louisiana Purchase. Abraham Lincoln suspended habeas corpus. Franklin D. Roosevelt sent anyone of Japanese ancestry to prison camps without a trial. It would be impossible to list all of the times where Presidents have created new…

How to save the Utah Democratic Party

The Utah Democratic Party is in shambles.  After the Salt Lake County Clerk counted up the votes, it turns out that our gain of one seat in the Utah House of Representatives is really a net loss of two.   Add in the loss of a Congressional seat, and it really couldn’t get much worse for Democrats than the 2014 election.  And this, after Utah Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon was hopeful that this was going to be a better election for Democrats than the past couple of years: “2010 was…