Tag Archives: UT

Sweetback Sisters at the Aztec Theater, 24 Oct 2014

My uncle used to love me but she died. Chicken ain’t chicken until its lickin’ good and fried Keep it on the sunny side. -Sweetback Sisters It is fun to be a critic. In pop culture, politics, academics, whatever, the world … Continue reading

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Downtown the Metro Place To Be

US Census Bureau reports:  Populations Increasing in Many Downtowns A U.S. Census Bureau report released today shows that in many of the largest cities of the most-populous metro areas, downtown is becoming a place not only to work but also … Continue reading

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Drilling Down on Oil Rigs in the Mountain Time Zone

Oil drilling rig counts are at an all-time high… or dropping off, depending which report you read which week for which area.  Overall, industry source Baker Hughes reports relatively stable activity, declining slightly to levels just below last year nationally. … Continue reading

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Utah: Between the Rocks, a Good Place

How does Utah Get 6.0% Unemployment? This weekend, my college buddy John Gurney (an economist by training and CPA by practice) posted some footnotes under that title on his “econscius” blog.  In short, Mr. Gurney observes: Utah’s 6.0% unemployment rate … Continue reading

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