We'll rely upon our WCF readership this morning to wax on about the meaning of all this
1) The Salt Lake Tribune reported on Tuesday that "[t]he board of the Sutherland Institute, the state’s most prominent conservative 'think tank,' has asked its longtime president, Paul Mero, to resign after long-simmering disputes apparently reached a head":
Stanford Swim, chairman of the board of the Sutherland Institute, will serve as acting CEO until a new president is chosen."
Mero's apparent defect: Not quite wacky enough to suit the "extremists" of the Sutherland Institute?
2) Following up on our 7/28/14 story, wherein we reported that Rocky Mountain Power was in the process of sticking thrifty Utah solar panel users with a $5/month "sun tax," we were delighted to learn yesterday from the Trib that this lame-brained proposal has been at least temporarily deep-sixed.
"Utahns with rooftop solar panels won’t face a new fee from Rocky Mountain Power after the Utah Public Service Commission ruled Friday that the utility company failed to prove such a charge is "just and reasonable," the Trib's Matt Canham And Brian Maffly report:
For the moment, at least, we'll also hail it as a victory for good old-fashioned common sense.
Have at it, O Gentle Ones. We'll rely upon our WCF readership this morning to wax on about the meaning of all this.