Situational awareness – June 16, 2020

Good Tuesday morning from Salt Lake City


14 days to the 2020 Utah primary elections (6/30/2020)

140 Days to the 2020 election (11/3/2020)

218 days to inauguration day (01/20/2021)

223 days to the start of the 2021 Utah Legislature (1/25/2021)

Here are the stories you need to pay attention to this morning:

  • The Supreme Court delivered a landmark case for LGBTQ+ rights.
  • President Trump will sign an executive order on police reforms today.
  • Jon Huntsman takes a small lead in the Republican race for governor according to a new poll.


If like me, you’re a fan of James Joyce, you know that June 16th is “Bloomsday,” a celebration of the author’s life and legacy. His novel Ulysses follows Leopold Bloom on an ordinary day in Dublin on June 16, 1904.

“Every life is in many days, day after day. We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brother-in-love, but always meeting ourselves.” – James Joyce, Ulysses.

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