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Situational awareness - August 14, 2018

Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City.

Count My Vote in court. London terror. Strzok out.

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  HERE ARE THE STORIES YOU SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO TODAY  

Count My Vote in court

Backers of the Count My Vote ballot proposal are set to argue in front of the Utah Supreme Court on Wednesday that the process that blocked them from the ballot is unconstitutional - http://bit.ly/2OzPYDj


  OTHER UTAH HEADLINES   

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: County bid preferences help the whole community

Praising free trade, some conservative Utah leaders warn that Trump's stance on tariffs could put farmers, other exporters out of business

Utah's biggest individual political donor is a software CEO, helping right-wing GOP causes to the tune of $777K

Rep. Mia Love calls for repeal of the medical device tax helping to fund Obamacare, saying it hurts Utah firms

Deseret News

Editorial: A burning West needs the best ideas to tame its fires

With operations to begin in weeks, Amazon shows off new Utah distribution center

Man with Utah ties who helped terrorist group gets more prison time for trying to kill warden

Rep. Love urges Senate to permanently repeal medical device tax


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Today At Utah Policy

Count My Vote set to argue for ballot inclusion in front of Utah Supreme Court on Wednesday

Organizers for the Count My Vote ballot initiative get their day in court on Wednesday as they go before the Utah Supreme Court to make their case for inclusion on November's ballot....
Local experts discuss the current trade war at symposium hosted by World Trade Center Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber

World Trade Center Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber hosted a Thought Leader Symposium last Friday to discuss the global trade war....

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Policy News

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National Headlines

Democrats view socialism more favorably than capitalism, Gallup says (FOX News)

1 data point that should make Democrats nervous (CNN)

Antifa protesters caught on video threatening to kill president (Daily Caller)

Taliban blindsides U.S. forces with surprise Afghan offensive (Washington Times)

ProPublica's appeal for dirt on Brett Kavanaugh's baseball outings called 'desperate' and 'hilarious' (FOX News)

Latino advocacy groups split over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (NBC News)

Trump dares Cuomo to run against him in 2020 (New York Post)

Antifa clashes with police and journalists in Charlottesville and DC (Vox)

Trump cabinet secretaries tour devastation of California fires (San Francisco Chronicle)

Prosecutors Conclude Arguments Against Paul Manafort In Bank And Tax Fraud Tria (NPR)

US reaps more than $1.4 billion from steel and aluminum tariffs, report finds (CNBC)


Wise Words

Respect

"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect." Bruce Lee

 

Lighter Side

Drama

"Rudy Giuliani told CNN the Russia investigation could help Republicans in the midterms because Americans are getting tired of all the drama. Then America was like, "We've had 62 seasons of 'Real Housewives' - we NEVER get tired of drama." Jimmy Fallon

 


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