Situational Analysis – March 31, 2021

It’s Wednesday, the last day of March and that means it’s National Crayon DayNational Tater Day and National Clams on the Half Shell Day. Taters for dinner it is. Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew…

5 things you need to know

  1. G. Gordon Liddy, a former FBI agent, Army veteran and the mastermind behind the Watergate burglary, died Tuesday at age 90.
  2. Rep. Matt Gaetz is under investigation for an alleged sexual relationship with a minor which may have violated federal sex-trafficking laws. In 2017, he was the only member of Congress to vote against a law that gave the federal government more power and money to fight human trafficking.
  3. The two remaining Utah County commissioners want to move the entire budget office out from under the clerk/auditor’s office and put it under their control. They forgot to ask current clerk/auditor Amelia Powers Gardner what she thought of the plan.
  4. Two three wildfires are already burning in Utah – and it’s not even April. 
  5. Jen Shah, from the “Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and telemarketing and wire fraud.


14 days until the end of the Cox/Henderson administration’s first 100 days (04/14/2021)
24 days until the United Utah Party Organizing Convention (04/24/2021)
30 days until the Biden/Harris administration’s first 100 days are up (04/30/2021)
31 days until the in-person Utah GOP Organizing Convention (05/01/2021)
164 days until half-way through the Cox/Henderson’s administration’s 500-day plan (09/11/2021)