Letters

Letter: Our great nation?

While we acknowledge the great weight of the presidency and appreciate the efforts of many, we observe that President Barack Obama has filled the seats of government with the most radical, anti-religion, unjust, misguided group ever. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Letter: Support research

This is the time to ask congressional candidates in Utah and across the country where they stand on medical research. Read more »

7 hours ago

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Letter: Attention diverted

Is Rome burning while Nero fiddles? Read more »

7 hours ago

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Letter: Society puzzles

We must be the first ones to start respecting our president, not necessarily because we like him, but because he is the only choice we have right now. Read more »

yesterday

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Letter: Daylight saving time

We don't have to adjust school start time to give our children a healthy circadian rhythm; just use solar time. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Letter: Criminalizing marijuana

Public policies regulating alcohol and tobacco — two substances that are objectively more harmful than marijuana — have proven to be far more effective at reducing teens’ access. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Letter: Sleep deprivation

The solution for teenagers to get more sleep is not necessarily to start school later, but for teenagers to go to bed earlier. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Letter: Labor Day

This Labor Day, let's commemorate the importance of hard work and acknowledge the role that workers play in our economy. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

23 comments

Letter: Teachers' perspective

Put the blame for education reform where it belongs, not on the backs of the teachers in the trenches who are trying to do their best in difficult circumstances. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Letter: Police brutality

We have abolished morality in favor of civil rights. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Letter: U.S. generosity

I need to set the record straight after your DN Reader's Forum comment from Alicia Platt ("Increasing Aid," Aug. 20) included a misleading statement. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Letter: Fans and injuries

Everyone knows that football produces a lot of injuries, some very serious. So why do people go to football games? How can they stand to see fellow humans get injured? Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

8 comments

Letter: Dangerous tranquilizers?

The Division of Wildlife Resources should reevaluate their tranquilizer techniques, so we can avoid danger in the future. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Letter: Real reason for college

As the excitement of a new college football season begins to build, we might pause to remember that an education is the primary reason for the existence of universities. Congratulations to BYU, ranked ninth in Money... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Letter: Parking questions

Most assume that churches are benevolent organizations, and if there were a game, event or family gathering nearby that parking in the nearby church parking lot would not be a problem. Real estate agents looking for parking for a... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Letter: Utah evolving

I am a frequent visitor to many parks, both state and national, in the area that they are considering burying lines. Though they would be buried, and buried gas lines rarely leak, they must first dig through or near our parks to bury... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Letter: Connect with neighbors

When my father grew up, everyone he knew had a gun in their home, and people weren't shooting at random strangers, friends or family. Whether you believe in weapon control, something deeply disturbing is happening in our... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Letter: Perceptions of minorities

There is the perception among many that being of color provides preferential treatment and extra benefits based on race alone. Such opinions have also helped created the disastrous border situation. Remember the example of Elian... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Letter: Effective education

In his argument in favor of funding public education, Fred Ash got it right that, “…the most important factor in student performance is the quality of teachers” (“Utah’s public education system,”... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Letter: Fire support

Here in Winthrop, Washington we are in sight of the largest wildfire in the state’s history. More than 400 square miles have burned so far, including the lower 20 miles of Methow Valley. In that stretch, the fire burned from... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Letter: Heartfelt immigration

We either have a nation of laws, or we have a nation of chaos and anarchy. The present surge of illegals entering our country can and will overwhelm the system if not controlled. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Letter: When history speaks

I don’t know what the answer is, but I don’t want history to say to us, “Why didn’t you do more? How could you let this happen?” Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Letter: Virus paranoia

The Ebola virus is a dangerous virus that could possibly kill many people, but at the same time I also think it isn't doing that well in America. It is getting worse in Africa, but here in the U.S. it is being blown out of proportion. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Letter: West Jordan buyouts

In a very short period of time, West Jordan residents have been placed on the hook for buyouts and severance packages. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Letter: Equalize funding

A recent editorial advocated for public education to provide equal services to children of all income levels, and that this is achieved by finding ways to equalize funding. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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