Were it not for the plight of the average Greeks who will suffer untold hardship over the coming years to follow, we might view this as any other international drama — but it is not. Read more »
The more challenging it is to vote, the greater the likelihood that only informed voters who truly care will make it to the polls. And that's better for everyone. Read more »
It would be a terrible waste of taxpayer money to build a new prison in the desert and then have to abandon it because the overpumped groundwater aquifer dried up. Read more »
When will we learn to respect our fellow brothers and sisters, and look beyond the labels to the basic goodness of every human soul? Why can’t we seem to embrace everything we have in common, rather than focusing on our... Read more »
It’s good to hear Gov. Herbert say, in essence, let the people decide. I wonder why he doesn’t let the people decide on the prison relocation? Read more »
It has recently been announced that decisions on Medicaid expansion will not be made until January. I ask these elected representatives of the people and the economy to finish their job now — call a special session and expand... Read more »
Legislators should understand why they were elected: to represent their constituents. Read more »
I hope that young people can learn from emotionally challenging stories in the news without feeling the need to try things themselves. Read more »
Destroying or removing from public view our historical artifacts does not change history, no matter how offensive that history might be today. Read more »
Like others, I distinctly remember Hillary Clinton saying at a news conference that “we were dead broke when leaving the White House.” It would be nice to be that dead broke. Read more »
We shouldn’t cave in to falsehoods; we need to stop extremists from ruining our culture and standards. Read more »
Megan Grunwald’s prison sentence appears to be more about revenge and retribution than justice. Read more »
A recent article (“14 of 16 Salt Lake County cities choose vote-by-mail for 2015 elections,” July 6) presented vote-by-mail as a process that will lift voter participation. There are, however, a couple of downsides to... Read more »
Reading the My View by Lauren Howells (“Campaign finance system is broken,” July 7) fills me with despair. I hoped to find information and insight; I got innuendo, guilt by association and wild accusations entirely free... Read more »
The solution to the cost problem of the death penalty is simple and straightforward: Limit the number of appeals to three and the time to completion also to only three years. This is enough time to uncover new evidence, if it exists. Read more »
Phil Lyman was acting as a private citizen when he chose to break the law. As such, he shouldn't receive Gov. Herbert's funds for his own defense. Read more »
There are far more of us who love America than the few who are so vocally anti-American. We seem afraid to express our devotion to a country that has given us so many opportunities. Read more »
Mail, phone or email surveys that end in a plea for money donations are serious problems if the donor doesn't know the end goal for the donation. Read more »
I am sorry the space between our government and the people’s free exercise of liberty has narrowed. We must all speak up and gain back all the space intended in our Constitution. Read more »
Much has been ignored by the Prison Relocation Commission in relation to Fairfield’s Civil War history and historic encampment. The prison would adversely affect and substantially impact the important historic property. Read more »
Harry Alford of the Black Chamber of Commerce noted that in trying to address global warming by regulatory fiat, EPA’s Clean Power Plan will harm minorities and the poor. Read more »
Utah sees its fossil fuels as a source of instant gold. Alas, they will prove to be the gold of King Midas. Read more »
It is very clear that if the federal public lands are handed over to the state, those lands will never be the same. Read more »
If the prison move just “has” to be done, regardless of any other considerations, here is a suggestion: Build it in another location but do not sell the current property it is on. Instead, lease the current land to... Read more »
It is one thing that the Supreme Court approved same-sex marriage; it is another — and more critical — matter that two of the justices violated federal law in doing so. The Constitution was established to ensure that this... Read more »
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