Our Founding Fathers counseled against getting involved in any binding alliances, but our unwise Congress and administration continue to try to buy the love (or even friendship) of our sworn enemies. Read more »
Merit pay divides the community of patrons and it divides the staff. It causes perceptive students to wonder why a classmate other than himself/herself gets the merit-pay teacher if he/she did not. Read more »
If a goodly number of doctors refuse to accept this plan in their practice, we may have a slim chance of its repeal. Read more »
Honesty and truthfulness (among both citizens and their leaders) are absolutely necessary if we are to remain a free people. On every level, the truth does make us free. Read more »
If we place a term limit on how long our representatives and senators are in office, we will likely lose the experience that some of the older politicians have from serving for so long. Read more »
Concerning a proposed bond for a new high school in Davis County: As a resident, I am concerned about how the Davis School District spends the money it receives. More importantly, though, as a parent and educator, I am concerned with... Read more »
In the confusion of all the new health care changes, one thing that can be done to save money is preventative care. This includes regular checkups. These checkups can find problems that can be treated before needing to go to the... Read more »
Officials suspected players were using steroids, but turned a blind eye because of the profit they made. Now, 15 years later, after pocketing the money, they deny these players a spot in the Hall... Read more »
Sadly, it should be noted that in practical experience, government regulation always hurts small business the most. Read more »
I would encourage anyone without insurance to get on the website and do the same. Read more »
On a subject of this magnitude, if a president generates "no confidence" among so many of our citizens, our ability for smooth interaction among the three branches of government is severely... Read more »
Count My Vote, whether by design or not, will strengthen the hand of the people who buy and sell politicians. Why else, do you suppose, they are putting so much money into the effort? Follow the... Read more »
Currently America imports roughly 60 percent of its oil from outside its borders, costing $650 million per day. That’s too much. Why send trillions of dollars overseas when it could be kept in America? Read more »
Many people think that federal employees are concentrated in the Washington, D.C., area, but the truth of the matter is that over 85 percent live and work outside D.C. Read more »
Unlike Ms. Valentine’s bogeyman-in-the-bathroom scenario, the fear for gay and transgender Utahns is real. In fact, four in 10 LGBT Utahns report having faced discrimination from employers and landlords. Read more »
If they would spend as much time working on the economy, creating an environment in which jobs could be created here in the U.S., people could actually take care of themselves. Read more »
In a purely open primary, candidates will just tell the voters what they want to hear. In a state convention, candidates are subject to a more thorough vetting by people who are less easily swayed. Read more »
As a parent, I am concerned about the disregard our society displays regarding the level of violence that is portrayed in video games. Less than a decade ago, there were regulations put on popular music artists that used phrases in... Read more »
The editorial, "Diseases are on the run in Africa and elsewhere," Oct. 27, calls attention to some good news. In the last decade there has been an astonishing change in the battle against three pandemics. A major reason for... Read more »
From November 19-24, the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City is playing host to delegates from 12 Pacific Rim countries for high-level negotiations of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership treaty. Civil society organizations have... Read more »
I have been considering all I have heard — pro, con, caustic, supportive — and calmly examining the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. I am reminded of a sage bit of advice given by a beloved WWII veteran who... Read more »
The premise that religious freedom "is at the center" of the marriage equality debate serves no other purpose than to reframe this decades-long debate ("Why America's long history of protecting religion is at the... Read more »
I would like to see the negotiations succeed with Iran over their nuclear program. In negotiating, both sides need to experience a “win.” Details of the negotiations are sketchy, but it appears Iran is willing to make a... Read more »
Utah has non-discrimination laws for the workplace and housing for the LGBT community; no other laws are necessary. This goes over the line of public decency and puts our community at risk for abuse. Read more »
My voice is no longer noticed. I want my voice to be heard over the special interest groups and those trying to take control of things. Read more »
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