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Letter: Cruz took a stand

I am not a Cruz admirer, but he was being the adult in the room. Read more »

yesterday

29 comments

Letter: Acting presidential

Donald Trump needs to start acting more presidential. Read more »

yesterday

30 comments

Letter: Unpleasant campaign season

The four months until the election will clearly be unpleasant and probably not like any political campaign we have ever seen. Read more »

July 24, 2016

14 comments

Letter: Vote Gary Johnson

Honest Gary may not have the same ring to it as “Honest Abe,” but you have to respect a man who holds to his convictions even if it relegates him to a relatively unknown party. Read more »

July 24, 2016

16 comments

Letter: Carbon fee legislation

The nonpartisan Citizens’ Climate Lobby believes that putting a fee on carbon sources and returning net revenues to households gives us a fighting chance of staying within our carbon budget. Read more »

July 22, 2016

29 comments

Letter: Drones or privacy

We need a discussion about drones and privacy. Read more »

July 22, 2016

8 comments

Letter: Lead on Social Security

One way to demonstrate they have what it takes to be president is to tell voters how they’ll keep Social Security strong for our children, grandchildren and family members with disabilities. Read more »

July 21, 2016

20 comments

Letter: Delegates are dividing

I want to state that the Utah GOP has a problem with its delegates that is further dividing our party instead of uniting it. Read more »

July 21, 2016

23 comments

Letter: Let feds take over

Why does Utah even bother trying to be a state? Read more »

July 21, 2016

23 comments

Letter: Prison move

Utahns are just getting a glimpse of the difficulties and expense involved in the prison move. Read more »

July 20, 2016

27 comments

Letter: Oppose wanton deer killing

The number of deer passing through our acre lot seems to have remained constant since 1992, when we purchased our home. Read more »

July 19, 2016

6 comments

Letter: Iran nuclear deal

It's been a year since the U.S., Iran and international negotiators reached a historic deal on Iran's nuclear program. Read more »

July 19, 2016

21 comments

Letter: Medicaid in Utah

There are an estimated 58,000 Utahns who would be cover by Medicaid expansion. Read more »

July 18, 2016

30 comments

Letters: Brexit means Brexit

Just in case the Brexit situation wasn't uncertain enough, British leaders have been dragging their heels on triggering Article 50, a step that is required for the nation to leave the European Union. Read more »

July 18, 2016

15 comments

Letter: Clinton exonerated

After numerous congressional committees have fully exonerated her of the terrible accusations against her relative to Bengazi, many still insist she is still a wicked and deceptive person. Read more »

July 17, 2016

37 comments

Letter: Drones and wildfires

With the firefighters having so much trouble with drones stopping the firefighting airplanes, I have an easy solution. Read more »

July 17, 2016

2 comments

Letter: BLM hypocrisy

Every year, hundreds of black men, women and children are killed in cities like Chicago, New York and Baltimore, by other blacks, and not a sound is raised by the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more »

July 17, 2016

39 comments

Letter: Liberty and justice

People should live together as children of God. Read more »

July 17, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Racial tensions

While some would have us believe this is due to the effects of segregation, the truth of the matter has more to do with the moral degeneration of our society as a whole. Read more »

July 15, 2016

34 comments

Letter: Expand Medicaid

Expanding Medicaid is the right choice for Utah for both economic and moral reasons. Read more »

July 15, 2016

18 comments

Letter: Taxed into poverty

Currently, single people are the only demographic being taxed into poverty! A woman earning wages at the federal poverty line of $12,494 will pay $1,170 in payroll and income tax — being taxed much deeper into poverty! Read more »

July 14, 2016

19 comments

Letter: Romney and Trump

Our country needs Gov. Romney as well as the entire Republican leadership to support the GOP nominee. Read more »

July 14, 2016

31 comments

Letter: We are Americans

Why can't we all be Americans? Why can't we all be on the same team, regardless of our origin? Read more »

July 13, 2016

19 comments

Letter: Political parties

It's not bad that people are not satisfied with the two major political parties. Read more »

July 10, 2016

13 comments

Letter: Emphasizing Second Amendment

Emphasizing the Second Amendment Read more »

July 10, 2016

32 comments

Letter: Utah's fireworks laws

The explosive power, size, noise, and availability of fireworks authorized for private use under the new state law exceeds common sense limits. Read more »

July 10, 2016

8 comments

Letter: Trump vs. Hillary

I would rather have a president who says stupid things than does stupid things. Read more »

July 9, 2016

44 comments

Letter: Rousing endorsement?

Hillary Clinton's actions were careless. Read more »

July 9, 2016

14 comments

Letter: Honest question

How is Clinton different from Nixon? Read more »

July 9, 2016

25 comments

Letter: Utah's road rage

We frankly don't understand what the road race (and rage) is all about in Utah. Read more »

July 8, 2016

32 comments

Letter: Fireworks and bad air

A study by researchers monitoring more than 300 air-quality sites throughout the U.S. found that the average concentrations of fine particulate matter, the ones that cause a number of health problems, rose by 42 percent after a... Read more »

July 8, 2016

6 comments

Letter: Why no indictment?

The requirement to show specific intent to harm is legally inconsistent with the crime of negligently handling classified material. Read more »

July 7, 2016

35 comments

Letter: Unenthusiastic support

This choice is not based upon party loyalty but rather pure pragmatism. Read more »

July 7, 2016

23 comments

Letter: Accommodating teachers

If we want to keep teachers in our classrooms, we must find ways to accommodate them, not make them accommodate us. Read more »

July 6, 2016

17 comments

Letter: Clinton and Nixon

Richard Nixon's offense is pale compared to what Hillary Rodham Clinton has established. Read more »

July 6, 2016

38 comments

Letter: Exiting EU

In the long run, I think Britain could become STRONGER and regain its vibrancy by being independent of the maneuverings that usually take place with the EU. Read more »

July 3, 2016

25 comments

Letter: Vote by mail

I love vote by mail! I have used it for several years, and I believe that it makes me a more informed voter. Read more »

July 3, 2016

6 comments

Letter: Someone else's money

Being generous with other people's money. Read more »

July 3, 2016

21 comments

Letter: Supporting teachers

In regards to the teacher shortfall, one suggestion to encourage teachers to return to the profession is to give scholarships to offset costs of education to renew licenses. Read more »

June 30, 2016

22 comments

Letter: UK and EU

This was a vote to take back their nation from the hands of globalists, whose interests are for money and power. Read more »

June 30, 2016

21 comments

Letter: Brexit shortsighted?

While many are lauding the Brexit as a victory, their response to this outcome may be shortsighted. Read more »

June 29, 2016

34 comments

Letter: Rest in peace

It is small-minded and unethical for anyone, for any reason, to attack those who are dead and not in a position to defend themselves. Read more »

June 29, 2016

5 comments

Letter: Panhandlers in Sandy

In Sandy, the freeway and surrounding businesses are being plagued by panhandlers, many standing on the 2 foot wide cement islands on 6-8 lane highways. Read more »

June 28, 2016

22 comments

Letter: Metal detectors

I, for one, wonder but what we should have metal detectors at most public buildings and learn to live with the inconvenience. Read more »

June 28, 2016

17 comments

Letter: Shooter's motives

It appears that the Obama administration is substituting its own motives behind the mass killings and ignoring the evidence at hand Read more »

June 27, 2016

49 comments

Letter: Carbon emissions fee

A fee on carbon emissions would level the field by taking into account the adverse cost of carbon emissions on climate change. Read more »

June 27, 2016

31 comments

Letter: Come together

We can’t allow ourselves to be divided. We must come together and get along, worldwide, like people were doing that night at the Utah Arts Festival. Read more »

June 25, 2016

6 comments

Letter: Reducing teacher load

I am frustrated constantly by all the studies on why Utah — and other states — cannot retain qualified teachers. Read more »

June 25, 2016

5 comments

Letter: Register kitchen knives

Gun Regulation is not the problem, non-enforcement of the laws that we have on the books already is a big part of the problem. Read more »

June 24, 2016

61 comments

Letter: Founders and 2nd Amendment

The second amendment isn't about hunting at all. All the amendments were God-given rights. They were listed in the order of importance. Read more »

June 23, 2016

93 comments

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