Thirty Minutes with my Congressman: Chris Stewart

During the first week of may Utah Politico Hub contributing writer and podcaster Shon Harris was able to spend some time in Washington D.C.. During this unique “behind the scenes” experience he met with all six members of the Utah Congressional delegation. Over the next couple of days, he will post about the time spent with all of them; because each of them were interesting in their own way and had their own quirks.    Today’s subject, is the representative of Utah’s Second Congressional District, Chris Stewart. Representative Stewart was elected in 2012, after Jim Matheson decided…

Cliven Bundy – Folk Hero No More

Recently, Cliven Bundy, a rebellious rancher in Nevada became a folk hero in some circles when, after decades of refusing to pay range fees, he stood up to “the man” and forced a stand-off with the BLM. Indeed, ad hoc militia groups rushed to his rescue, armed and ready to go to war for the rights of this man to ignore the law and thumb his nose not only at the feds, but at his law-abiding neighbors as well. (By the way, the hypocrisy of a group who demands strict…

A single picture is worth a thousand perspectives.

Earlier today, I was reading more about the situation on the Bundy Ranch in Nevada. Trying to find information about what exactly was going on, and see what everyone was upset about. While doing that I cam across several different stories about the same situation. To me it just shows how different news outlets view the same situation, with the same people. I am not saying anyone is right or wrong, or that anyone else with a different view is biased in one way or another. But the headlines from…