Who’s behind the ironically named ‘Count My Vote’ initiative?

“Count My Vote” (CMV) is movement that advertises that your vote is somehow “not counted” in Utah’s Caucus and Convention system that favors neighborhood elections and grassroots politics over “open to anyone primaries”. It’s smoke and mirrors. If anything, your vote counts MORE in a neighborhood election than at the Primary Ballot. Additionally, with open primaries, once your ballot has…

Do you support Fair Elections in 2016?

I recently wrote this letter to my State Senator. You’re welcome to use it (or parts of it) when writing your own Senator. Senator Stevenson, Last year SB54 was rushed through the legislative process with very little debate, and even less public comment. At the time the Utah GOP advised that complying with the law would take much longer than…

A Constitutional Convention of the States cannot be limited!

I don’t think there are many among us who will argue that the federal government has grown too big, spends too much, and has expanded far beyond what the Founding Fathers originally intended when drafting the Constitution of these United States of America. Many are frustrated, angered, and even fed up with the overreach of power that the has been…

ARM vs x86/x64

I was recently asked a question about Windows 10. Microsoft is unifying the codebase between computers, laptops, tablets, and even smartphones to something more uniform across all devices. In the process we’re seeing Microsoft drop support for Windows RT, which runs on ARM-based hardware rather than Intel x86/x64 chips. With Intel mobile procs getting almost as efficient as ARM, do…

Do you value your privacy? Apparently Governor Herbert doesn’t

I wrote the following letter to the Speaker of the Utah House, my State Representative, and my State Senator. Feel free to copy and paste if you feel the same. Dear Speaker Hughes, Some Rights are so dear to us that our forefathers enshrined them in the first ten Amendments to the Constitution. The Right of the Press, Religion, Assembly,…