Governments Won’t Allow Building Roads in Phases?

Utah County where I live does not want new settlement unless they are done by cities. In my case, I have two lots that were finished 19 months ago and but denied subdivision approval because the county requires their driveways to connect directly to a state or county road and must not pass through twelve […]

Governments Must Never Perform Services That Free Markets Can Do

It was never my intention to be a land developer. I thought people could buy farmland and move onto it. Utah County has so many utility requirements that I had to develop and sell off lots to pay for them. For example, I could have used geothermal, solar and/or wind energy instead of having more […]

How to Establish a County Government

by Robert John Stevens, October 20, 2017 County governments in the United States, particularly Utah County where I live, can currently be defined by this equation: State Code + Stricter Restrictions via County Code = “Dig a pit for thy neighbor1.” I never understood that phrase. I thought Nephi, in whom it is attributed, was […]

Trump: Since Signing the Declaration of Independence, ‘America Always Affirmed that Liberty Comes from Our Creator’

by Robert John Stevens, July 2, 2017 “Since the signing of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago, America always affirmed that liberty comes from our creator,” Trump declared. “Our rights are given to us by God and no earthly force can ever take those rights away. That is why my administration is returning that […]

Mike Pence: We’re Going To Be In The Promise-Keeping Business

Mike Pence just said the most important nine words every spoken by a government official in the 21st century and notice mainstream media aren’t repeating it. We’re Going To Be In The Promise-Keeping Business — Vice President-Elect Mike Pence I think this is the first blog I’ve every posted in both the categories honesty and […]