The Rev. Billy Tallen on Green Party Watch Radio

  The good Reverend will join us here at Green Party Watch Radio for a very special program. Tuesday, April 14th at 5pm he will join us for a conversation about his campaign for Mayor of New York City on the Green Party ticket, the ideas behind the Church of Life After Shopping, what it’s like … Continue reading The Rev. Billy Tallen on Green Party Watch Radio

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The Rev. Billy Tallen on Green Party Watch Radio

  The good Reverend will join us here at Green Party Watch Radio for a very special program. Tuesday, April 14th at 5pm he will join us for a conversation about his campaign for Mayor of New York City on the Green Party ticket, the ideas behind the Church of Life After Shopping, what it’s like … Continue reading The Rev. Billy Tallen on Green Party Watch Radio

“Your Papers Please”….Another “No” to Feds by Utah: National ID Law

A House Committee voted overwhelmingly on Friday to join over 20 other states in refusing to participate in the Read ID Act.  This act was signed by George W. Bush in 2005, with an implementation deadline of 2010, that would require all state DMV's to transform state drivers' licenses into national ID's which would store … Continue reading “Your Papers Please”….Another “No” to Feds by Utah: National ID Law

The Buttars Saga: How Utah Looks to the Rest of the Nation

First he bumbled.  Then he was ousted from two legisltative committees.  Then he refused to apologize. More than 15,000 e-mails were sent to Utah Senate President Michael Waddoups (R) demanding that he condemn Buttars's remarks. Waddoups said he kicked Buttars off the Senate Judiciary Committee primarily as a way to draw attention away from him. … Continue reading The Buttars Saga: How Utah Looks to the Rest of the Nation

Bumbling Buttars

Utah Senator Chris Buttars continues to blunder.  On the heels of the defeat of the Common Ground Initiative bills, which would have afforded benefits to domestic partners, Buttars, in an interview with documentary filmmaker Reed Cowan, openly made the statement that the gay rights movement is “probably the greatest threat to America.”  Quoted in the … Continue reading Bumbling Buttars

“Sacred Ground” Initiative Event Organizers holds free event to the public-to those they approve

Eric Ethington wrote an account of his experience on his blog about the Sutherland Institutes's "free" event to the public to kick-off its copy cat project (to the Common Ground Initiative) "The Sacred Ground Initiative" on Thursday night.  The event was advertised as "This free and open to the public" according to a Sutherland Institute … Continue reading “Sacred Ground” Initiative Event Organizers holds free event to the public-to those they approve

Common Ground Initiative’s Nemesis: The Sacred Ground Initiative

(Cross posted from Utah Legislature Watch)This legislative session, there is a series of 5 bills, as has been written about on this blog, called “Common Ground Initiative”, which advocate for the provisions of Expanding Health Care, Fair Housing & Employment, Wrongful Deaths, The Domestic Partner Rights and Responsibilities Act and Clarifying Amendment 3 (repealing the … Continue reading Common Ground Initiative’s Nemesis: The Sacred Ground Initiative

Tim DeChristopher: An Act of Bravery. Your help is needed.

The whole world by now knows of Tim DeChristopher's brave act of civil disobedience who won bids totaling about $1.5 million on more than 10 lease parcels in December in an attempt to disrupt a U.S. Bureau of Land Management lease auction of 149,000 acres of public land in scenic southern and southeastern Utah. The … Continue reading Tim DeChristopher: An Act of Bravery. Your help is needed.