The UPC Show – Episode 278 – Is Spiderman High?

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Dylan McDonnell! In the first half: The worst kept secret in Utah politics is out, the Utah GOP is getting back to basics, unsubstantiated accusations are flying about corruption, and Utah might get what it pays for with the new medical cannabis tracking system goes online. In the second half: Riverton is a “sanctuary city for the unborn,” the oil and gas industry wants its 7.5% sales lifted, and the LDS Church will have “specialists” to help make people more politically active. Other talking points include: SHOT IN THE BACK! A...

The UPC Show – Episode 277 – Todd Weiler’s Worst Birthday Ever

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Dylan McDonnell! In the first half: Karaoke isn’t entertaining according to the DABC, Utahns are starting to trust UTA again, Dems actually do the work of talking about tax reform, and Salt Lake County is thinking about what to do with its last chunk of open land. In the second half: San Juan County continues to have woes as the new guard attempts reform and…could it be…the Utah GOP might actually just do party stuff for the next little while?! Other talking points include: Interrupting the Climax How do you say...

The UPC Show – Episode 276 – The Legend of the Inland Port Dragon

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring, Dylan McDonnell, and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Were lawmakers talking out of both sides of their mouth when they said that they talked to Prop 3 supporters when striking it down (hint: yes), protesters want to “Abort the Port”, and, Surprise! The air in Utah is terrible! In the second half: John Swallow still has to pay his attorney bills, some Republican delegates want the GOP to officially get rid of the new hate crime law, and the Utah Democratic Party basically screwed everything up from the get-go over a...

The UPC Show – Episode 275 – They Are in Paloots

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Senator Zapp Bran…er, Mitt Romney weighs in on the Mueller probe, and fundraising season has begun for congressional races. Also: is a carbon tax initiative headed for the ballot? Who knows? But what we do know is that the 18-week abortion ban has been placed on hold – for now. In the second half: The Utah Democratic Party is having its own financial woes, while the Republicans hold a town hall with questionable intentions, but, hey, at least the Utah GOP seems to have a...

The UPC Show – Episode 274 – Low Productivity but High Morale

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: The new prison will cost more, take longer, and have fewer people than expected, those hippies over at the Pentagon say that Hill Air Force Base is in trouble thanks to climate change, and Governor Herbert uses his line item veto to 86 a developer’s request. In the second half: Representative Phil Lyman is complaining that he has to pay off his debts to the feds for, ya know, breaking the law, Republican lawmakers are desperately trying to get different people to become Republican Central...

The UPC Show – Episode 273 – Legislative Extravaganza! (Part 2)

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring, Dylan McDonnell, and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Biskupski and Anderson step down. Also, we continue our extravaganza with Business issues, the Environment, Education, Transportation, LGBTQ issues, Crime, Government, Money and Taxes, and Miscellaneous issues. Other talking points include: Beer and pain pills Feeling bad for the guy I have a suit! B.T.W. Distracted by Guinea Pigs Glowing Springs 58008 and Pen15 Kidnaped by a robot How do you baptize a robot? Breaking news! (Sorta) His name is George “Am I allowed to kill it?” – Dylan McDonnell WE DID IT...

The UPC Show – Episode 272 – Legislative Extravaganza! (Part 1)

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Yes, it is the end of the 2019 legislative session. In the first half we talk beer and elections. In the second civil laws, guns, healthcare, and abortion. Other talking points include: Dogacide Running for President! A solid B+ Wandering aimlessly at the liquor store Lazy headlines We’re Wal-Mart…Do you know who we are?! 12 heads of cow are no longer allowed Having to defend bestiality. A loophole you can drive a truck through Less for more – it’s the Utah way! “Condoms are Good”...

The UPC Show – Episode 271 – We Will Cure your Dropsy!

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring, Bob Kubicheck, and Dylan McDonnell! In the first half: Nevermind on that whole “radical change to the tax code” thing; is it time for Utah to be part of Super Tuesday? The legislature pushes forward on partisan school board elections (despite possibly being found unconstitutional), and we are going to protect children from the “failed” systems of communism and socialism. In the second half: Possible changes are coming to the referendum process, the fight continues on stronger beer after basically being scuttled in the House, talks break down on a conversion therapy...

The UPC Show – Episode 270 – Nobody is Taking Away Your Cheeseburger

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Feel free to drive with your cell phone out – it’s all good, the Down syndrome abortion ban is headed to the governor’s desk, we have a tax bill, and the Constitution is so divinely inspired that we have to rip it to shreds! In the second half: Stronger beer advances to the House, lawmakers continue to futz with the inland port, a conversion therapy bill has struck a delicate balance, and thank goodness that we are making it easier to shoot people with an...

The UPC Show – Episode 269 – Think of the Traveling Bag Salesman!

Welcome to the UPC Show with Curtis Haring and Bob Kubicheck! In the first half: Shireen Ghorbani is the next Salt Lake County Councilwoman. Meanwhile, the legislature is putting pressure on cities to have affordable housing, addressing straight-party voting, and thinking about importing drugs from Canada In the second half: The legislature wants to see if tax incentives actually work, there is pushback on a bill that would make it a crime to lend your gun out and it is used in a crime, hate crimes legislation makes it out of a Senate committee, we might have a ban on...