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New House GOP leadership will be change in style, not substance

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  • Esquire Springville, UT
    Nov. 9, 2010 6:09 a.m.

    Nothing really will change. This political party is arrogant and does not respect the voters because they know that they will always be re-elected and in control. Everyone wanted change in Washington, but not change here. Don't you see the hypocrisy?

  • 42istheanswer SLC, UT
    Nov. 9, 2010 7:45 a.m.

    Not hard since they have no substance.

  • Fitness Freak Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 9, 2010 9:22 a.m.

    Lockhart will do a GREAT JOB and its nice to have someone who doesn't get so entrenched as Clark was.

    The big trick this year at the legislature will be using the revenues fairly and wisely while NOT raising taxes (especially on a PARTICULAR GROUP)like they did last year with the smokes tax!

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 9, 2010 9:29 a.m.

    Michael Waddoups lost my vote a long time ago.

    'Utahns with HIV, AIDS upset with Legislative committee's indecision on federal grant program' - By James Thalman - Deseret News - 04/14/10

    State delays action on funding care. (sic) Utah Senate President Michael Waddoups, R-Taylorsville, along with Republican members of the state Executive Appropriations Committee, voted to approve state participation in dozens of other grants at an April 6 meeting. But they unexpectedly held up the AIDS grant application...'

    As for this 'new leadership' promised by the GOP...

    where were they 24 months ago?


    *'Bush Administration Adds $4 Trillion To National Debt' - Posted by Mark Knoller - CBSNews - 03/04/10

    Line:
    'With no fanfare and little notice, the national debt has grown by more than $4 trillion during George W. Bush's presidency.'

    'US gives up search for Iraq WMD'
    Line:
    'Former head of UN weapons inspections Hans Blix also said there was no surprise in the announcement.
    "We have believed that there weren't any weapons since around May or June 2003...' - BBC News - 01/12/05

    No, I don't think the GOP will do any better than the last time they took control.