Caution: Slippery Floor Sign ahead [The Hub Debate]

The following is a submission for The Hub Debate. Participants in  submit 500 words or less in support or opposition to a statement. Participate in the comments below or submit a response for publication to UtahPoliticoHub@gmail.com. Submissions can be no longer than 500 words and will be published on Friday.  Resolved: With the passage of HB105, Utah has embarked down the slippery slope of legalized marijuana.   No, I don’t feel that the passage of HB105 will ultimately lead to marijuana legalization in Utah. First off, I don’t see this as a “slippery…

The Salt City Throwdown Podcast: A Conversation with Pat Bagley

On The Salt City Thowdown, we try to have a little touch of humor, even when we are discussing serious topics. In my opinion, however, no one does that in Utah quite like Pat Bagley. Pat has been doing political cartoons (and other artwork) for almost three decades. Though he works at The Salt Lake Tribune, his work has been syndicated, and published on national and international levels. We spoke about his beginnings as a student at BYU, drawing for The Daily Universe (BYU’s student-run newspaper) to his thoughts on his…

The Salt City Throwdown Podcast: An Interview with Trestin Meacham

This article was written by Adam “The Fish Guy” Andrews. Co-host and Producer of the Salt City Throwdown podcast.   On a recent episode of The Salt City Throwdown Podcast, we had the chance to have a conversation with Trestin Mecham. Many of you may remember him as the man from Monroe, UT who went on a hunger strike in response to Judge Shelby’s ruling on Utah’s Amendment 3. Never having met Trestin, I did what most people do nowadays: I looked him up online. On the top 12 results:…