Archives for October 2011

100 Years Ago: House Seat, Reciprocity, Liquor

The following was adapted from the Improvement Era magazine of October 1911. Utah Gains House Member Congress at the extra session passed the Congressional Reapportionment Bill, fixing the future House membership at 433 instead of the present 391. It provides for increased representation according to population, without reducing the membership from any state. This gives […]

Horses Are Food

My guest writer is my son Daniel, who ate horse meat in Mongolia as illustrated in this comic strip. Cows, chickens, turkeys, and pigs have been slaughtered for years to feed people in the United States. Horse meat, however, is controversial and disputed on whether or not it is classified as food. One use of […]