Thursday, March 17, 2016

Group asks Attorney General to investigate Ivory

An organization that unsuccessfully sought criminal prosecution of Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West Jordan, last year for alleged fraud in three states is once again seeking a probe of Ivory — this time accusing him of misusing state resources and lying to investigators. The Campaign for Accountability filed the complaint with Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes on Wednesday, citing an alleged string of emails from Ivory's public legislative account conducting business on behalf of the private organization he once led as president, the American Lands Council. The Campaign for Accountability organization, which bills itself as a private, nonprofit and nonpartisan watchdog group, includes advisory board member Louis Mayberg, who co-founded the liberal Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, D.C., or CREW. Its director is Anne Weismann, who served as chief legal counsel for CREW for a decade and its communications manager, Dan Stevens, CREW's one-time senior researcher. In a news release, the Campaign for Accountability asserts Ivory lied to investigators about not using his state email account to promote the platform of the American Lands Council. The council was founded by rural county commissioners in 2012 — the same year Ivory ran and got passed the Transfer of Public Lands Act by the Utah Legislature. That law, which has since led to bevy of other public lands action in Utah, sets up the framework for a fight against the U.S. government over ownership of some 30 million acres of national forest and Bureau of Land Management lands within the state's borders...more

I hope you see the pattern here.  Attack Republicans, attack COWS, attack ALEC, attack Ken Ivory and ALC.  Defame all institutions and individuals who favor some type of land transfer.  Accomplish this and you won't have to do the really tough part -- debate the issue.

1 comment:

Floyd said...

Yes there is a pattern. These type of people are very predictable and one of their own even wrote a little book about the steps they have all agreed to follow in their effort to destroy the custom and culture of our communities(see Alinsy's Rules for Radicles).