Recent Articles by Richard Davis
Published: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 6:00 pm MST
Government is not going to be on the minds of many Americans when they contemplate tomorrow what they are thankful for. And that is to be expected. But, whether they are grateful or not, it will be serving them...
Published: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 6:00 pm MST
Terrorists can declare victory not when they take over our nation, which will not happen, but when they provoke us to change the nature of our democratic societies into something that resembles a police state m...
Published: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:47 am MST
A new report suggests Utah’s schoolchildren are underperforming. We need an educational support structure, including dramatic increases in targeted spending, that matches our teachers and students.
Published: Tuesday, November 3, 2015 5:00 pm MST
The U.S. should take in more refugees fleeing their homelands. And citizens should assist in providing assistance to those refugees wherever they end up.
Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 4:40 pm MDT
In the Envision Utah survey, Utahns ranked education as the second most important priority for Utah’s future, but ranked education as second from the bottom in terms of what the “state is performing...
Published: Tuesday, October 20, 2015 4:48 pm MDT
Last week, Utah Republican legislators voted not to accept the latest compromise version of Medicaid expansion — UtahAccess+. This latest development is just one more example of the pressing need for lead...
Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 4:40 pm MDT
Americans and Canadians share the longest border in the world. It also is the most peaceful border. To be good neighbors, perhaps we should know, and care, more about them.
Published: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 5:00 pm MDT
Dissatisfaction is high – in both parties. Whether a “new face” candidate can ride the wave into the White House or other offices remains to be seen.
Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 4:48 pm MDT
In order to make Utah schools the high quality education experience Utah’s children deserve and need in the 21st century, the state will need a massive influx of education dollars, along with programs tha...
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:40 am MDT
It is a sign of their intellectual and spiritual maturity that Liberty University leaders do not feel threatened by exposing their students to views different from their own.