At the GOP's recent state convention, delegates voted down every attempt to reform Utah's flawed caucus system.
Let's see if we can draw some parallels between the Watergate incident and the Benghazi-gate incident. Watergate consisted of a break-in to "steal" some political advantage and was covered up by then-President Nixon. He denied for... Read more »
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A round up of opinions from around the web responding to the news that the Department of Justice took large amounts of personal data from reporters of the Associated Press. Read more »
The Huffington Post's business editor Peter Goodman writes in defense of the IRS after it is admitted that they gave tea party and right-wing groups extra scrutiny last election. Read more »
Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a speech disorder that seriously interferes with a child's ability to develop clear speech. Read more »
We need to empower more Republicans to help choose who represents our party on Election Day. Utah's Caucus system is a good system that provides an open door to all political candidates, even those... Read more »
Most of us know how to boil a frog, don't we? The best method is to start with room temperature water and raise the temperature just one degree at a time. Otherwise, the frog jumps right out and escapes, scalded, but lives to see... Read more »
The allegations against Utah Attorney General John Swallow are piling up. They aren't just coming from someone under indictment, such as Jeremy Johnson, or a convicted felon such as Mark Jenson.... Read more »
Revelations the past few days that the Internal Revenue Service has been giving special attention to conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status have converged with the news that the Justice... Read more »
I do not live in Sugarhouse but over many years I have driven along 1100 East/Highland Drive. I go to Sugarhouse for shopping and to the post office on 1100 East. Read more »
In a reversal of roles, the IRS now finds itself facing an audit from the public. Read more »
With hearings on Benghazi, an IRS scandal and partisan gridlock, is Obama facing a second-term curse? Read more »
Barbra Garson write for the L.A. Times on the lack of real wages for the working class. Read more »
As a 20-year career health agent, I think Obamacare is a trainwreck waiting to happen. It is a bill 2700 pages long that apparently was never read or understood by anyone in Congress and is now followed by 75,000 pages of rules and... Read more »
When it comes to government overreach such as the recent IRS scandal, every American has a libertarian side. Read more »
In nearly every debate on gun policy someone will argue that registration is the first step toward confiscation and then tyranny Read more »
For years, Senate Republicans taunted their Democratic counterparts for their inability to pass a budget for the coming fiscal year. Read more »
In the wake of the announcement that the IRS specifically targeted tea party groups in the 2012 election, both sides need to come together to review and reign in the IRS. Read more »
The GOP should swallow its pride and accept the research based Utah common core. Read more »
The IRS has apologized for specifically targeting conservative groups for over sight during the 2012 presidential election campaign. These are reactions from opinions around the web. Read more »
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My son was a typically developing toddler. He met his milestones (walking, talking, etc.) early or on time. He received his first MMR at 19 months of age. The change in him was almost immediate. He... Read more »
Today, by a vote of 61 percent, the Boy Scouts of America national executive board decided to change its membership standards policy and no longer deny membership to youth on the basis of sexual... Read more »
No federal agency is more despised than the Internal Revenue Service. Each year, we are required by federal law to submit our personal finances to the IRS for review. It is never a pleasant... Read more »
The Utah Republican party needs to reform it's caucus rules to make it more accesible Read more »
Modern conservatism comes in two distinct architectural styles. The first seeks to build from scratch, using accurate ideological levels and plumb lines, so every wall is straight and every corner... Read more »
Why can't people learn from history and realize it is not the role of government to "provide" for the poor? When the government confiscates from taxpayers, which is mandatory, to give to the less... Read more »
I am glad the Utah Department of Transportation made a thorough decision and listened to the many people behind the huge public outcry supporting the Glover's Lane option over the Shepard Lane... Read more »
What more evidence do we need to replace the income tax with an uncomplicated, straightforward national sales tax on manufactured goods (not food and utilities) than what we've learned about the... Read more »
Dan Liljenquist's gleeful recounting of adversity in the Obama presidency is unfortunate ("Chaffetz's search for truth in Benghazi paid off," May 16). Read more »
A disturbing aspect of the advent of Common Core that I have not seen yet in the media is the way it was implemented. Read more »
Peter Wehner claims that liberals are shocked by the true face of the Obama administration in Commentary Read more »
The illegal abortion trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell horrified the nation. Gosnell was found guilty of delivering late-term live babies in abortion attempts and then killing them by snipping their... Read more »
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It was upsetting to see so many of my fellow delegates at the Republican convention vote to keep the status quo. The caucus system is not representative of the voters, and the delegates, endowed... Read more »
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We need more curious people chasing more problems of interest. That's a jobs bill that needs to be sponsored in every house. Read more »
Frances J. Monson’s legacy of quiet service will continue to shine bright for generations. Church members and friends of the church worldwide will mourn her passing Friday at the age of 85,... Read more »
For a century, the Boy Scouts of America has provided the young men of Utah an unparalleled program of character development through outdoor adventure, leadership training and service. The state's... Read more »
Recently, many moderates have been wringing their hands over how conservative the Utah Republican Party has become. Their failed efforts last Saturday to persuade the delegates at the Republican... Read more »
Three major scandals have surfaced over the past few weeks in Washington, escalating into a perfect storm that involves money, media and security. With the IRS targeting tea party tax-exempt... Read more »
In the New Republic, Michael Kinnsley criticizes John Hopkins University for pressuring a speaker to quit over his stance on gay marriage. Read more »
Meg Urry at CNN lays out the tech talk on what's happening to the Kepler satellite, but why it shouldn't overly worry us. Read more »
New York Times columnist Mirza Shahzad Akbar speaks out about the forgotten victims of president Obama's use of drones in the war on terror. Read more »
With the case for Susan Cox Powell apparently having hit a dead end, the case appears to be cold. Read more »
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