Providing free education to all college students will create an entitlement state that would be negative for America. Read more »
Government does offer important services, but it is important that politicians rein in the federal spending. Read more »
Donald Trump is acting like a bully, and he should adhere to the old adage, "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." Read more »
In his Nov. 23 letter, Floyd Jensen cites the good Samaritan story as the reason we should take Syrian refugees into our country. He failed to point out that the good Samaritan didn't take the man into his own home. He paid to... Read more »
I was always known to have a great immune system. However, after moving to Utah, I seem to be sick all the time. Thanks to the mountains that surround us, pollutants are trapped in the valley by inversions, causing the air quality to... Read more »
The real problem with UTA is that it's exempt from the law of supply and demand because it is run by the government. Read more »
Doctor offices pay for much of a child's vaccines because they know it saves lives. Read more »
America should err on the side of compassion. Read more »
We should do what we can to get the Reach Every Mother and Child Act passed. Read more »
The Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 could help in this fight against poverty, against hopelessness and against terrorism. Read more »
We are living in an era where the cost of college is so high that we are having a student debt crisis from all the former students unable to pay off their student loans, while students in other countries get their equally qualified... Read more »
I am concerned about our attitude toward Syrian refugees. Are we reacting exactly how the Islamic State planned it, by further punishing the same people they have terrorized? Read more »
“Will I have to resign if the public finds out I did this?” Maybe that’s a question every public or quasi-public official should ask themselves before they do whatever it is they are about to do. Read more »
In Utah we have about 300,000 or 10 percent of the population on food stamps. Dare I say some people do not seem to need food stamps that bad. Read more »
I am greeted daily with 27 handshakes and am surrounded by smiles. Giggles and chitchat stifle the silence. I am constantly learning. I am a teacher. Read more »
It seems that many college students nationwide are calling for free tuition. Some of them are even from the University of Utah. What next, breakfast in bed? I remember years ago in England I was a 25-year-old ecclesiastical... Read more »
We strain at a gnat in going after Syrian refugees, but we swallow a camel in continuing to make huge profits from our dealings with the Saudis, who are allegedly the foremost sponsors of terror in the world. Where, I ask you, are... Read more »
Democrats, including President Obama, accuse Republicans of lacking compassion if we are not willing to immediately admit 10,000 Syrian immigrants into the country, yet President Obama refuses to show the details of how refugees are... Read more »
I was delighted to learn in a recent article that Gov. Gary Herbert would “consider backing a new national monument in the state if (it) would lead to compromise on public lands” (“Gov. Herbert would back new... Read more »
Two more innocent young lives were lost in the past week or so due to drivers trying to beat the yellow light. We see this all the time, but fortunately most drivers watch before entering the intersection, even when their light... Read more »
Heaven help us if Republican voters truly view Donald Trump as the most electable. We’re in more trouble than I realized. Sure, his bombastic style and populist rhetoric have made him an interesting candidate — for... Read more »
A national debate rages concerned the direction we will take in regards to Syrian refugees. I offer three reasons the U.S. has a moral obligation to open wide our borders to "the least of these." Read more »
Most firearms homicides are committed either with legally acquired firearms, stolen guns or guns acquired illegally that would never involve background checks no matter what the law. The argument for background checks seems weak at... Read more »
I plead with Gov. Herbert to not make ours a state that would refuse refugees, when ours is a state created by refugees no one would take in. Read more »
The Constitution is absolutely clear: "Government" cannot promote a specific religion, but "individuals" have the right to express any religious belief. Read more »
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