Paid protestors? No. Professionally organized ones? Absolutely.

Jason Chaffetz had a pretty bad time at his last town hall in Cottonwood Heights. The raucous crowd barely let him respond to questions, constantly booed, and made national headlines for it. Chaffetz later claimed that the event was packed with paid protesters, something that provoked immediate ire because of the apparent ridiculousness of the statement. And yet, it seems there’s a kernel of truth behind the accusation. You see, these protesters weren’t paid, but they sure do seem to have a lot of paid organizers directing them. The lead…

The Oregon standoff: Is it terrorism or something else?

When the Oregon standoff started and left-wingers took to social media to call the protesters “terrorists,” I found the name-calling ridiculous…but also a little confusing. This was coming from the same political movement that is for providing billions of dollars to Iran, advocates negotiating with the Taliban, and whose practical solutions for Palestine always involve bringing Hamas to the table. So, naturally I assumed these social media posts were a call to bring the ranchers to the White House for negotiations or give them billions in bailouts… All joking aside, I don’t…