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Daryl Acumen "A Dangerous Party" Speech at the 2013 Utah County Republican Party Convention

Speeches by Daryl Acumen

by Daryl Acumen

Daryl Acumen's "A Dangerous Party" speech at the 2013 Utah County Republican Party organizing convention and more...

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Daryl Acumen - Utah County GOP Vice Chair

Daryl Acumen for Utah County GOP Vice Chair

by Daryl Acumen

I'm running for Utah County Vice Chair because I see an opportunity to make a tangible difference in the party.  Nationally the GOP has been consistently out-maneuvered by Democrats who understand the importance of "Big-Data Analytics" - the technique or merging consumer (or voter) data from different sources and using it to gain deeper insights into the ...

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Dick Armey resigns from FreedomWorks

by Daryl Acumen

Dick Armey has formally resigned from FreedomWorks and is severing all ties with the organization.  In an email released by Mother Jones, Armey makes clear that he no longer wants anything to do with FreedomWorks and in subsequent emails to Mother Jones went into a little more detail about why. In a nutshell, Armey is as disillusioned with FreedomWorks and the direction ...

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Barack Obama's world view evokes Star Wars

Barack Obama’s political world view evokes Star Wars

by Daryl Acumen

When I was a cocky debate jock in the Baltimore Catholic Forensic League in High School, I had a philosophy that was the foundation for every case I ever wrote that virtually insured victory.  I stumbled across my secret weapon in the middle of my senior debate season after crafting an unbeatable case for and against affirmative ...

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Romney’s missed opportunity to crush Obama on domestic job growth!

by Daryl Acumen

If you watched last night's Presidential Town Hall debate between Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama and know anything at all about U.S. Economic Policy, you couldn't help but be struck by the opportunities Romney left on the floor to show how utterly illiterate President Obama is on the subject of Macroeconomics.  One opportunity in particular ...

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A comparative view of tax policy changes since 1944

by Daryl Acumen

There are a lot of liberals out there making claims about the tax treatment of the 'rich' and the 'middle class' by Republicans throughout history.  Just for fun, I've decided to play a little game with historical tax rates and a few adjusted gross income (AGI) scenarios.  My question is this - "What would the ...

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Senator Orrin Hatch: Working Hard for Utah

by Daryl Acumen

Senator Orrin Hatch campaigned for office on the Utah conservative principles of limited government, lower taxes, personal responsibility, and a firm resolve to preserve the western way of life including responsible land management.  The same principles guide the Senator today. Preserving our Western Way of Life Lands: Since the first day Senator Hatch took office he has ...

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Orrin Hatch & Matt Kibbe: Photo by Gage Skidmore

FreedomWorks tries to Manipulate the Utah Caucus System

by Daryl Acumen

It's no secret that Utah's caucus system is under attack.  There are those in the media and across the state who are tired of our caucus system and who want to see it replaced with straight primaries which they see as more democratic.  While I support the current caucus system, one criticism cannot be denied ...

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