Ivory’s Legal Theories are Weak, But Fraud is a Bridge Too Far

A bad legal strategy doesn’t equate to fraud. I’m no supporter of Ken Ivory’s public lands crusade. I’ve written before about how flimsy I think the legal theories are underlying his claim that the federal government has some enforceable legal obligation to return public lands to western states. In my view, they are not supportable by any coherent legal analysis, and they border on the frivolous. And I dislike Ivory’s theory even more because I happen to think there’s merit to the idea of more local control of public land, and Ivory’s quixotic crusade…

Unknown Persons Send Fraudulent Mailers to LD 57

[UPDATE: 3:45 PM 4-10-2014] The Foundation for Government Accountability has filed an elections complaint.  Greene and Richardson have each issued statements condemning the letter. See below. Even with the John Swallow scandal barely in our rear view mirror, deceptive campaign practices in Utah continue. Utah county, where elections are decided at the Republican convention or primary, is already seeing dirty tricks. A letter with Foundation for Government Accountability (“FGA”) letterhead received by Republican County Delegates this week has been found to be fraudulent.  The letter purported to be from the…