Author Archives: Erin Silva

Yet Another Global Warming Denier Elected to Congress From Utah

The following was written in response to an article written by Representative Chris Stewart (R-Utah) about climate change. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/56130738-82/climate-global-stewart-regarding.html.csp By his own words, we know that in Chris Stewart, Utah has sent yet another uninformed and undereducated political adolescent to … Continue reading

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Brethless in Zion – A Project Worth Supporting

I have friends who are involved with a worthwhile project that deserves your support. They are documenting the presence of toxic air here in Salt Lake City and all along the Wasatch Front, and our state of Utah’s inability to … Continue reading

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Our American Spiritual Sickness Prologue

The following is a prologue to a piece I’m writing which I will call, Our American Spiritual Sickness, wherein I will cast the gun problem as part of a deeper spiritual American problem. It was a short response to the … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook Elementary Tragedy

We as Americans all share a common grief, sadness and pain from this unspeakable event. We all grieve differently, something I discovered when my 16 year old son was killed in San Diego many years ago. Soon, we will begin … Continue reading

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Romney’s Convention Speech: The Etch-A-Sketch Kabuki Theater Moment of the Republican Convention

Last night the RNC created and unveiled a new political character called “Mitt Romney the Good Guy,” and had him cry about mommy and daddy on live TV in order to both suck in those who will respond to such … Continue reading

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El Dorado Hills, California: A Fallen Son Returns Home

My daughter Kari, who lives in a wonderful community called El Dorado Hills, east of Sacramento, California,  just this morning sent me a photo and an email report of a procession that brought home one of this community’s fallen sons, … Continue reading

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The 2012 Olympics: No More Racist Remarks With Impunity

The headline reads:”Voula Papachristou ‘bitter and upset’ over Olympic ban” Now isn’t that just a low-down dirty shame. But it’s an even bigger shame when we let racists go about their business pretending that the 60s and 70s never happened. … Continue reading

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State of Utah Legislators Want to Squander Three Million Dollars While Students Struggle to Pay Tuition

The Utah State Legislature Wants to Squander Money Utah Citizens Cannot Afford In a shocking article published by the Salt Lake Tribune this week, it was reported that the Utah state legislature has decided to squander $3 million on a … Continue reading

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