Governor Candidate Responses 2020

How do you see your role if you are governor during a future pandemic? Madeline Kazantzis (Rep.Write-In): I would reject the forcing of people to stay home or close their businesses and would not mandate masks. I believe in the case of a pandemic, I would do my best to ensure that all Utahns have…

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What’s the 411 on Black Lives Matter Foundation?

It is important to realize that all lives matter: young, old, rich, poor, brown, black and white all matter.  Racism= when someone shows or feels prejudice against people of other races or believes that a particular race is superior to another.  If one race is protected more than another, than it is implied that race…

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STATE SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES 2020 – District 15

1) What is your stance on state standardized testing (RISE/ASPIRE/Dibbles)?  Scott Smith-I am against Nationalizing our Education, Common Core and Standardized testing. I do believe we need to test, especially in the form of benchmark testing for comprehension throughout the year. I also believe we need to have some way to gauge the effectiveness of…

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Who Will You Vote For? The struggle is real!

How do you select the best candidate? Do you vote for someone because you saw them at the temple last month? you saw them at church this week? They live in your neighborhood? They are a good teacher? They are a good contractor? They have served in public office before? They have lots of signs…

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IS YOUR TEMP-EMPLOYEE BEING DEFIANT, LAZY, UNAVAILABLE?

In D&C 98:4-10 the Lord speaks of befriending the constitutional law of the land.  The statements and admonitions in these verses are quite powerful and we should feel some measure of joy that there exists such a law that the Lord Himself established (D&C101:80).   Ezra Taft Benson said, “The Constitution of the United States is a…

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To Choose, or Not to Choose

I am a little nervous about the growing call for mandated vaccines. Full disclosure: I am fully vaccinated, and so are my 5 children. I am by no means an “anti-vaxxer”. But I am certainly not fully on board with “fully vaccinate no matter what”. Last week I recieved a HEALTH Magazine in the mail…

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The World’s Most Corrupt Institution – The Fed

What is the Federal Reserve? With a name like the Federal Reserve, you would think that it is a government agency, right? In fact, the Federal Reserve is NOT a government agency at all. Some people have suggested that it is a private corporation. It certainly seems possible based on the Fed’s own website because…

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Our Constitution

Several years ago, I was working on some local political issues with my good friend, Jenny Baker, when she said to me, “You know, I feel like the watchman on the tower who notices that the city is burning and yells FIRE! I expect people to come running with hoses and shovels, but instead they…

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