Category Archives: Current Events

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The Reality Behind SAGE Test Scores

by Brian Halladay, Alpine School District Board Member Sage test results were recently released that showed less than half of Utah’s students were proficient in Math, English, and Language arts. Taken at face value, this means that more than half … Continue reading

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Opt Out of Obamacare: Less expense; less intervention; better care.

Many of us are understandably concerned about health insurance and rising medical costs. Here is an alternative to health insurance that is much less expensive than insurance and is Obamacare exempt. I have several friends who are enrolled and very … Continue reading

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Suicide: Rethinking our Interventions

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance–it is the illusion of knowledge. –Daniel J. Boorstin (1914-2004) When it seems that all that can be done is being done for individuals in distress and yet the unthinkable not only happens, … Continue reading

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Would you like to know what is on those public school tests you’re not allowed to see?

A Utah student captured a few screen shots of the SAGE test. Take a look. KSC

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Navigating the Utah Caucus System

What is a precinct caucus? Neighbors come together for a meeting. They elect precinct leaders to represent them within the Party and they elect delegates to represent them at conventions. (The neighbors do not vote for state representatives, senators, or … Continue reading

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This Could Happen to You!

Please take 7 minutes to watch this courageous, poised, articulate wife, mother, and small business owner address the United States Congress. Then, please, educate yourself and get involved in the political process. Study the Constitution and Bill of Rights Know … Continue reading

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I’m Devouring Real United States History

I am on fire! I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to be learning real U.S. History after all these years. I’ve been reading books and watching dvds and have a stack of other things to read and watch, … Continue reading

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Businesses Supporting Common Core

The article linked here is pro-Common Core. (I strongly oppose CC, as evidenced by many posts on my blog.) But on the side bar, next to the article, there is a list of businesses that support Common Core. You may … Continue reading

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Thank you, United States Department of Education!

Astounding! These breathtakingly irresponsible people want your child’s personal information. We can’t go backward and “un-leak” the information, but we can go forward and replace our errant elected officials with leaders who will: get rid of the Department of Education … Continue reading

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Challenges Created by Non-Traditional Unions

(I have chosen my words carefully and will edit comments accordingly.  –Kristen) In light of the current discussion in the Supreme Court and all over facebook, I would like to share some information with you. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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