Recent Articles by Dan Liljenquist
Published: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 6:00 pm MST
Radical Islam is the greatest single threat to the future of Western civilization. It is a metastasizing cancer, with its lethal cells spreading quietly throughout Europe and the United States.
Published: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:00 pm MST
On Tuesday night, eight Republican presidential hopefuls took the stage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for the fourth of 11 presidential debates. For once, candidates sparred on the issues, rather than with the moder...
Published: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 5:00 pm MST
The demise of Arches Health Plan was as predictable as it was sudden. Arches is going out of business today because, like so many others, it badly miscalculated the health risks of its members.
Published: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 5:08 pm MDT
Instead of fighting Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on this compensation proposal, Salt Lake County employees should rally behind him. Here's why.
Published: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 4:45 pm MDT
New medical diagnosis codes went into effect nationwide on Oct. 1. Here are my top 10 favorites. Read on and see why.
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 4:45 pm MDT
Utah has spent over three years debating Medicaid expansion, with no resolution in sight. Let’s put the Medicaid expansion question on the November 2016 ballot, along with a broad-based tax increase to pa...
Published: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 4:47 pm MDT
The Export-Import Bank has become one of the most egregious examples of crony capitalism. It's authorization expired on June 30, 2015. Republicans should oppose Boehner's attempt to get it reauthorized.
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 4:44 pm MDT
While I can understand the appeal of Donald Trump to those of us who are frustrated with politics-as-usual in Washington, a Trump presidency would be a certain disaster, leaving this country starving for oxygen...
Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 5:52 pm MDT
As more details emerge from Utah's "Gang of Six’" Medicaid expansion framework, it is clear that physicians will be expected to foot much of the bill. This theory is worth further examination.
Published: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 4:39 pm MDT
Having spent hours wrestling with a pig carcass that is bigger than I am, trying to clean it, prepare it, season it and cook it over hot coals, my mind drifted to the parallels between pork and politics. There ...