MWEG in the News
December 26, 2019
Aileen Clyde, a Springville native who served in the general presidency of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between 1990 and 1997, died on Tuesday at age 93, according to Wheeler Mortuary of Springville. Read more on HeraldExtra.com.
December 20, 2019
The 18th-century philosopher David Hume said, “A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.” As more evidence is gathered through the impeachment hearings of Donald Trump, we would expect beliefs to shift and morph according to the strength of the evidence presented. Has that been the case, or have we been blinded by tribal partisanship? Read more on Deseret.com.
December 16, 2019
The words of Isaiah 5:20 come to mind when we consider the response of some members of the Utah congressional delegation to the articles of impeachment released last week. Read more on SLTrib.com.
December 13, 2019
I will just say it: I don't know whether or not President Trump should be impeached.
What I do know, beyond any doubt, is that he has acted, over and over again, in ways that are clearly wrong, clearly unethical, clearly unbefitting a president of the United States of America. Read more on SLTrib.com.
October 11, 2019
On Oct. 4, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney spoke out about the president’s unusual request for China to assist in opposition research against Joe Biden, the leading Democratic candidate for the 2020 election. As of this writing, Romney is one of only four Republican senators to express his concern about this apparent invitation by the president to have a foreign nation influence a national election, and some Utah constituents are clearly angered by his willingness to express criticism of the president. Read more on Standard.net.
October 11, 2019
“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”— Winston Churchill. In a moment of national turmoil, we find ourselves looking for courageous leaders who will both stand up and speak about the challenges we face, and sit down and listen to the evidence in front of them. Read more on SLTrib.com.
September 15, 2019
Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is on book tour. In a number of interviews about his bestseller titled, “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead,” he has deplored the deeply divided state of our country. Read more on SLTrib.com.
June 17, 2019
An initiative has begun to register thousands more Utah women to vote in time for the 2020 presidential election. The non-partisan groups Voterise and the Utah League of Women Voters and others have joined forces to launch the program. Read more on KPCW.org.
June 15, 2019
About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired. Read more on abcnews.go.com.
June 14, 2019
‘They matter just as much as the white babies’ — Black Lives Matter protesters call for Woods Cross officer’s termination after he pointed gun at black boy
TMore than a dozen black children made their way out from between demonstrators to stand front and center at the protest outside the Woods Cross police station. They carried signs asking, in one way or another, “Am I next?” Some wore shirts that said, “I matter.” Read more on SLTrib.com.
June 8, 2019
Woods Cross’ police chief told 2News on Friday night he will call for an outside investigation into accusations that an officer pointed a gun at a 10-year-old boy. Read more on KUTV.com.
April 24, 2019
Kudos to Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, for having the courage and integrity to once again speak truth to power. Read more on SLTrib.com.
April 23, 2019
Open Letter to Senator Mike Lee - Dear Senator Lee: For the past two years, our nation has waited to hear the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in our elections, obstruction of justice and possible conspiracy against the American people. That report has finally been released, and the results —even in their redacted form — are damning. Read more on SLTrib.com.
January 24, 2019
Sen. Mitt Romney voted for the GOP and Dem bills to end the shutdown. Mike Lee opposed both. Utah’s senators explain why.
Two Senate bills aimed at fully reopening the federal government failed to secure enough votes Thursday, leaving hundreds of thousands of federal employees still furloughed or working without pay in what continues to be the longest closure in American history. Read more on SLTrib.com.