Recent Articles by John Florez
Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 11:11 pm MST
With new technology, new knowledge and new problems, it’s critical lawmakers take the time to renew our criminal justice system for the 21st century.
Published: Friday, November 29, 2013 4:48 pm MST
In preoccupation with efficiency, forgotten is empathy vital in the cost-effective delivery of service to the public. It starts with investing in people.
Published: Friday, November 22, 2013 7:29 pm MST
While the governor believes health care is not a “right,” it is a moral issue — how a society cares for each other. Lost in the decision-making is the compassion the faith community requests.
Published: Friday, November 15, 2013 9:01 pm MST
Though our economy has affected family life, our schools have not taken that into consideration. They expect the parent and child to change while schools remain static.
Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 7:50 pm MST
What is most destructive is the lack of empathy, callousness and even disdain that seem to prevail and are fueled by politicians who exploit and fan the flames of fear and anger for their personal gain.
Published: Friday, November 1, 2013 8:00 pm MDT
If the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem becomes a nail. That seems to be junior Sen. Mike Lee’s dilemma.
Published: Friday, October 25, 2013 10:44 pm MDT
It’s all political. Political appointees and their career underlings often overload the bureaucracy with needless regulations and procedures to show lawmakers how efficient and mistake-free they are in ma...
Published: Friday, October 18, 2013 8:20 pm MDT
Many of us were fortunate to have had “a mission” to help us see that we are part of something other than ourselves; that in giving, our lives are enriched.
Published: Friday, October 11, 2013 8:19 pm MDT
What America needs are leaders who will work to renew our nation’s capacity to advance the health of all Americans. We should see the ACA as an investment in our most natural resource — our people.
Published: Friday, October 4, 2013 7:43 pm MDT
Today’s politicians remind me of the old days of sandlot ball games, where the kid that had the bat and ball made up the rules. And when he was losing, he wanted to change the rules or not play any more.