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Where Do Federal Bureaucracies fit into the Whole Separation of Powers Scheme?– Supreme Court to Decide

First published in Reason. What is the proper role of a federal judge when it comes to reviewing the actions of a federal regulatory agency? Should the judge defer to…

Ongoing Legislative Push in Utah to Allow Counties to Split

First published on ksl.com To fully understand how and why this is relevant, consider our previous story about San Juan County. SALT LAKE CITY — Rep. Kim Coleman, R-West Jordan,…

County Sheriff Cowboys-up to Save Motorist Stranded in River

First posted on ksl.com JUNCTION, Piute County, Utah – Piute County Sheriff Marty Gleave had to improvise when he responded to a man stuck on top of his car in…

Malum Prohibitum: the Basis for a Growing System of Victimless Micromanaging Laws, and Control-Freakish Wannabe Law Enforcers

First Published at the Tireless Agorist. When it comes to the proper role of government, most people seem to agree on a few basic issues; murder, rape, fraud, theft and…

San Juan County Going to Hell in a Handbasket — Local Government Running Amok

Ever since Mormon pioneers did the unthinkable and descended sheer cliffs through the Hole in the Rock to settle San Juan County, life there has never been easy. But it…

Increasing Governmental Heavy-handedness — Reminiscences of the San Juan County Antiquities Raid, and Bunkerville Standoff

This story provides an opportunity to follow the recent bread crumbs regarding the fight for liberty, the current status of fundamental rights in the United States, and increasing governmental heavy-handedness. …

Protected: Letter to the Editor: Political Incest, Corruption, and Cover-ups in Small Town Government?

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Importance of Accountability in Local Government

— What you need to ensure an ethical, accountable local government. First posted at PowerDMS. Accountability is an important part of any organization, but it’s especially important in local government….

A Shepherd’s Heart — Attempting to Explain Ole Lindgren

First published in Range magazine. Although it would take at least a full book to examine the life and times of Ole Lindgren, and explain what makes him tick, a…