Recent Articles by Robert Bennett
Published: Sunday, November 23, 2014 11:10 pm MST
Last week, the Senate refused to authorize the Keystone Pipeline and President Obama used his executive powers to establish his version of immigration reform. Both events were highly controversial, but more abo...
Published: Sunday, November 16, 2014 9:21 pm MST
Many Utahns have asked me what the results of the midterm elections will mean for Sen. Orrin Hatch. Answer: Good things.
Published: Sunday, November 9, 2014 2:43 pm MST
A note to the election-triumphant Republicans: Governing is harder than campaigning. Republicans have two years in which to demonstrate that they are up to the challenge.
Published: Sunday, November 2, 2014 5:42 pm MST
We should not let current surpluses in fossil fuels distract us from working as hard as we can on renewable sources that can give us clean and cheap energy in the future.
Published: Monday, October 27, 2014 9:13 am MDT
I'll take a stab at the Senate-control prediction game: As close as it is, there are multiple ways Republicans can get the six seats they need to take over the Senate. I believe their actual number will be seve...
Published: Sunday, October 19, 2014 5:02 pm MDT
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has written a book in which he says that President Obama “lost his way” in policy decisions concerning the Middle East.
Published: Monday, October 13, 2014 10:53 am MDT
These programs are capable of going through a huge mass of data to determine what an individual person within a database might be thinking. Knocking on doors to get out the vote (GOTV) has been replaced by send...
Published: Sunday, October 5, 2014 11:23 pm MDT
The problems of the Middle East are back in the news — front and center.
Published: Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:06 pm MDT
In the debate over global climate woes, we want more than just either side simply blowing "hot air." We need computer models that are more accurate and thus more useful in helping develop realistic coping strat...
Published: Sunday, September 21, 2014 10:23 pm MDT
The Utah Debate Commission begins its series of 2014 campaign debates. Debates can have impact on the elections and sometimes can be game-changing events.