An unprecedented number of seniors needing care will arrive at a time when even family is coming under fire.
George Washington eloquently set the tone for America's role as a protector of religious liberty. Now the Obama administration and the Supreme Court need to reaffirm this. Read more »
The generation that would never grow old is now approaching retirement age, and many of those baby-boomers are facing the harsh reality of not being prepared to ease into a non-working life. Read more »
The United States cannot afford to have wasted more than a decade in Afghanistan, costing the blood of thousands of soldiers and untold billions in resources, only to let that nation again drift... Read more »
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the agreement that ended the government shutdown Wednesday was “historic.” That is a gross overstatement. Read more »
Utah should lower its drunk driving limit to a .05 percent blood-alcohol level or lower. Read more »
Americans are not the most educated people on the planet, according to a research project that measured degrees of literacy among countries in the industrialized world. Read more »
House Republicans have said they would be willing to end the government shutdown if President Obama would agree to delay implementing the Affordable Care Act for another year. The president has... Read more »
A new study from Canada shows that the children of gay partners do not perform as well in high school as the children of traditional opposite-gender parents. Read more »
With an increasingly dysfunctional federal government, Gov. Gary Herbert’s bold and successful gambit to operate Utah’s national parks could well be a model for future interaction... Read more »
Why would anyone feel a compelling need to make such a thing legal and socially acceptable, no matter how many people already use it? Read more »
Despite the posturing over health care and the risks of a credit default, the real issues begging to be addressed are those relevant to the nation’s longer-term economic stability. Read more »
Troy University, a public school in Alabama, now offers students a faith-based dormitory. More schools should follow this example. Read more »
An effort to get tough on drug dealers in Salt Lake City's Rio Grande district, coupled with greater outreach to the area's homeless population, is exactly the right prescription for a problem that... Read more »
The United States' role as a protector of religious minorities at home and abroad is eroding. Read more »
State officials have a plan they say will reduce harmful fine particulates along the Wasatch Front. But they are missing an opportunity to push congestion pricing, which would be more effective. Read more »
The Justice Department’s decision to file suit against two states over recently passed voting laws has all of the appearances of a crusade in search of a cause. Read more »
One possible way to end the standoff in Washington is to compromise on repeal of the medical devices tax, which neither side supports. Read more »
Unless the tea party, the president and Congress begin seriously talking about entitlement and tax reform, the current shutdown will be of little meaning or effect. Read more »
New Jersey's recent gay marriage court decision stands as an example of faulty reasoning that must be challenged. Read more »
Utah and surrounding states are home to a staggering amount of shale oil deposits — 3 trillion barrels, by one estimate. The trick has been developing this resource in a cost-productive and... Read more »
For decades, the intelligence body known as the National Security Agency thrived in such secrecy that it was jokingly referred to as "No Such Agency." NSA mathematicians and computer scientists... Read more »
The success of the "Count My Vote" efforts to place caucus reform on Utah ballots has leaders in both major parties protecting the status quo. They want to maintain the current system that provides... Read more »
Federal agencies have now raised objections to plans for a new highway through western Davis County, giving hope to those who don't like the route currently proposed by the Utah Department of... Read more »
The U.S. and Iran will engage in the first substantive diplomatic conversation in more than three decades as a result of overtures made by the new Iranian head of state, which to most observers... Read more »
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