Recent Articles by Robert Bennett
Published: Sunday, August 24, 2014 11:14 pm MDT
Utah's innovative Western Governors University is helping keep the state ahead of slippage in science, technology, engineering and math education.
Published: Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:36 pm MDT
Paul Krugman looks at interest rates in Italy, Spain and Japan and is reassured. I look at their stagnant levels of economic activity and am alarmed, because they are not alone. The world is awash in debt ̵...
Published: Sunday, August 10, 2014 10:59 pm MDT
Some political scientists have created “The Green Lantern Theory of the Presidency.” The theory is that the President is equally powerful in the political arena, capable of achieving any accomplishm...
Published: Sunday, August 3, 2014 11:16 pm MDT
I often hear, “These are the worst times we’ve ever had!” along with, “Our future is doomed.” No they’re not and no it isn’t.
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:11 pm MDT
A good test of an organization’s priorities is what it spends its money on, particularly when money is scarce. That applies to what is currently unfolding in Gaza, where hard financial times are the norm.
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 12:56 pm MDT
The fact that two of Utah’s former attorneys general were arrested on the same day for a series of alleged crimes has made national news. The history behind the current travails of Mark Shurtleff and John...
Published: Sunday, July 13, 2014 9:16 pm MDT
A recent opinion survey asked Americans to rate post-World War II presidents. Reagan was named the best, followed by Clinton and Kennedy and Obama was tagged as the worst, followed by George W. Bush and Carter.
Published: Sunday, July 6, 2014 10:19 pm MDT
Change the tax law so that Hobby Lobby and every other employer can give its health care expenditures directly to its employees, tax free, empowering them to control their own money and pick their own plans.
Published: Sunday, June 29, 2014 10:48 pm MDT
Thad Cochran's victory in Mississippi has shown us that you never really know what's going to happen in politics. That is doubly true when the game starts to be played with a new set of rules.
Published: Sunday, June 22, 2014 9:44 pm MDT
Unless someone admits to having done it, we will probably never know whether the deletion of the Lois Lerner emails was conspiratorial or coincidental.