Recent Articles by Robert Bennett
Published: Sunday, September 14, 2014 11:06 pm MDT
When a commander in chief proposes to engage in acts of war that are not part of a short-term emergency but are commitments that stretch over an indefinite period of time, he should ask for formal congressional...
Published: Sunday, September 7, 2014 10:52 pm MDT
The strong consensus is that Republicans will hold the House and narrowly take control of the Senate, for the following reasons offered by former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett.
Published: Sunday, August 31, 2014 10:50 pm MDT
Carter had his "killer rabbit" moment, and it seems like Obama's is linking his golf game with responding to James Foley's beheading. Obama can change that image with a firmer hand on foreign policy
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.