Clinton Book Blathering

“Hillary Clinton is like O.J. looking for the real killers.” – Mark Steyn on Fox News Will Hillary Clinton ever just go away? It was not enough that she stole the nomination for the Democratic Party and then proceeded to fumble the election in a most historically incompetent manner. It is not enough that a blustery real estate developer from New York with no political experience smoked her in the Electoral College. Just like an inexperienced and relatively unknown Senator from Illinois crushed her in the primaries in 2008. In…

Utah Democrats, sexual harassment, and accountability

The longer you are involved with politics the more obvious it is the inclination toward cliques, tribes, bullying, and fighting for or about identity we all learn in grade school stays with us into adulthood. Nothing exposes that sad reality like a controversy. This isn’t a fun post to write. Empathy for Rob Miller, or anyone, having their past combed over and every personal flaw debated publicly makes me hesitant. Anger at those without clue or scruple condemning the women who signed the letter to leadership accusing him of sexual…

Why I believe the accusations against Rob Miller

Way back when blogging about politics in Utah was a relatively new thing, almost everyone was doing it. At one point there were probably close to 50 people running their own politics blogs including almost all of the writers here at UtahPoliticoHub (myself included). We would occasionally meet face-to-face to break down the toxic barrier of only recognizing a person as words on a screen. Rob Miller was a frequent attendee and put off an immediately likable vibe at each of these events. He was everyone’s friend, fellow Democrat or opposing…

Are Democrats obsolete?

“What is the purpose of the Democratic Party in this country, since it seems to advance policies and promote principles that are un-American? They despise our economic system (which is why Bernie Sanders almost won)… they oppose the military, they oppose law enforcement, they oppose our constitutional system, they oppose capitalism, they oppose the sovereignty of a nation-state and a border. Where do they want to take this country? How much further do they want to take us down this road? They are the largest party in America, led by…