Midday Commentary on Last Night’s News — Nov. 13, 2015

Today is Friday the 13th, and you know what that means: Tomorrow is Saturday the 14th. Stop being such a superstitious freak show. • First up, the largest local district of the Boy Scouts of America, located in the Provo/Orem area, is way, way off on their Friends of Scouting donations this year. The gay thing is taking most of the blame, but the fact remains that Friends of Scouting has been water cooler (water fountain?) fodder for years in LDS Church buildings from people who were unclear about where…

Midday Commentary on Last Night’s News — July 14, 2015

Justin Miller. Just for the heck of it. • Republicans in Congress are none-too-pleased with the Iran nuclear deal. If I’m reading things correctly, they feel like Iran is just suckering the U.S. into a deal to get sanctions lifted, enjoy their new-found Snickers bars and then develop and bomb that means no more Snickers for anyone. I think I understand the concern, but at the same time, this is what diplomacy is all about. Trying to find someway to trust each other so we can then trust each other…