Viewing posts by Ray Grass

Jan 20th 2012

Here Come the Clowns: The Show's Bottom Line

For all the moralizing sideshows and freakish characters under Utah's big top, the bosses generally know how to run things. Even with unemployment and foreclosures high, the state has weathered the financial crisis much better than our neighbors. Read More

Jan 20th 2012

Here Come the Clowns: The Act by the Numbers

Most lawmakers already refuse to treat their emails as public records. But this year, Rep. John Dougall, R-Highland, launched himself at GRAMA–the Government Records Access and Management Act–aiming at lawmaker's voice mails, instant messages and text messages preserved on their taxpayer-financed landlines, cell phones and computers. Read More

Jan 11th 2012

How to Make Those Fitness Resolutions Stick in 2012

“I will, in 2012 . . . “ So goes the annual making of New Year’s resolutions. That is, promises made to correct what people believe to be weaknesses. The problem is New Year’s resolutions typically get tossed out along with the Christmas tree. One study showed 90 percent of the health-related pledges are history within the first 15 days of the new year. Read More


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