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Tag: Utah
  • Utah County Commissioner Bill Lee speaks to Brigham Young University YAL members

    In partnership with America’s Future Foundation, we were privileged to host an event featuring newly elected County Commissioner Bill Lee. Commissioner Lee spoke to a crowd of 20 attendees about focusing efforts on electing strong candidates to local offices to win the fight for liberty on the local and state level, in preparation to elevate …

  • Smaller, Privacy-Oriented ISP Resists Big Government /Big Data

    Utah Internet Service Provider (ISP) XMission courageously refuses to provide the government with records containing personal information about its users without a warrant. Under Utah law, the office of the attorney general is able to request records via an “administrative subpoena,” which (unlike a warrant) need not be signed by a judge. The founder of …

  • Utah Legalizes Gold and Silver as Currency!

    If you recall, we covered this hopeful story from the West back in March. Today we can now say that there is a state in this country that has authorized the use of competing currencies, specifically gold and silver. [And the crowd goes wild!] Over 10 states have similar bills drafted, but Utah is paving the …

  • Utah Schools to Axe 12th Grade?

    Faced with a budget crisis, one Utah State Senator is getting a serious hearing for his proposal to do away with 12th grade in Utah government schools to save the state a significant amount of money: Earlier this month, Utah state Senator Chris Buttars said his desperately cash-strapped state could save US$102-million by chopping the …