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Letter: Not a dictatorship

The USA is not a dictatorship and, based on the Constitution, Obama does not have the authority to do whatever he wants. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

50 comments

Voice of the people

The people of Utah have repeatedly told the leaders of the “ruling” Republican Party that they want a direct voice in choosing candidates for public office. The leaders turn a deaf ear. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

19 comments

Vehicle control?

While all deaths are tragic, some seem to think that deaths from guns are more tragic compared with some of the more prevalent ways people die. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

41 comments

Letter: Flimsy excuses

The flimsy excuses that the University of Utah gave to cancel the BYU-Utah games are offensive. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

10 comments

Letter: Canceled games fallout

It is past time for the university president to take appropriate action, and Dr. Hill may have indeed crossed the line in effective management of the university's athletic programs. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

16 comments

Middle-class trouble

Could it be that all of the money that used to go to the middle class now goes to corporate profits and to the billionaire class? Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

37 comments

Letter: GMD missile defense

As our enemies continue to advance their technology, we must also expand and modernize GMD to keep pace with the threat. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

9 comments

Letter: Trump's actions

Mr. Trump cares nothing at all for the Republican Party, it’s future or philosophy. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

32 comments

Gun safety

Gun safety is a big deal in our day. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

22 comments

Letter: Canceling games wrong

Where were the reasonably people in the room when it was decided to cancel the BYU-Utah basketball games? Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

27 comments

Letter: Let's gather STEAM

I've had concerns over the cuts in arts education that have come as more and more emphasis has been given to STEM. Let's gather STEAM as we encourage and even insist that the arts not be slighted in our children's education. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

4 comments

Letter: Utah's Republican state

Donald Trump is ranked fourth on the list of Republican candidates in Utah. But how many people would vote for Trump if he is the nominee simply because he is a Republican? Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

35 comments

Letter: Helping mothers and children

Utahns should tell their elected representatives to support the Reach Every Mother and Child Act. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

0 comments

Target movie industry

President Obama should focus on the movie industry if he wants to curtail gun violence. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

11 comments

Letter: Hill should go

Chris Hill is canceling games that bring excitement to thousands of fans. He needs to leave because he is damaging the reputation of a great school. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

11 comments

Obama's executive order

President Barack Obama's recent executive order on gun control on the surface doesn't seem like that big of a deal. But it is. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

49 comments

Letter: Can we keep it?

What are we doing with the Constitution that the Founders gave us? Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

40 comments

Caucus system abandoned?

What is the point of us electing delegates from our precincts if you can just buy your way into an election? Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

9 comments

Orrin Hatch and ESSA

Senator Hatch supported ESSA, but there are a number of troubling effects of the bill. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

12 comments

Fair tax

The FairTax is the best way to tax people. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

36 comments

Letter: Utah's land bill

Where is the land bill that Rep. Rob Bishop has promised? Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

8 comments

Trump is best

Trump is the best candidate, and he would make a great president. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

38 comments

Do Utahns care?

Do Utahns even care that their representatives voted for the Omnibus bill? Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

18 comments

Article V movement

The Article V movement and those who oppose it both want the same thing: smaller government. But using the movement to enforce a balanced budget won't work and is a bad idea. Read more »

Jan. 1, 2016

23 comments

Need a leader

The United States needs a leader, and Donald Trump is not a leader. Read more »

Jan. 1, 2016

19 comments

No to Trump

Republicans had no choice but to vote for the omnibus bill because we need a Republican in the White House before things will change. But I won't vote for Trump. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

34 comments

More than a teacher

Christ was more than a teacher. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

20 comments

A political disgrace

How is it that the best the political parties can offer the American people is Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump? Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

38 comments

Officers deserve appreciation

Police officers have a tough job and put their lives on the line every day. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

9 comments

Utah representatives

Utah's representatives, except Mike Lee, should be ashamed for voting for the Omnibus bill. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

38 comments

BLM lease auctions

The public should be able to attend BLM lease auctions. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

7 comments

Climate change issues

Climate control, an impossible task, is not about climate; it’s about “people control.” Read more »

Dec. 22, 2015

38 comments

Letter: Not conservatives

Contrary to popular belief, Utah does not have conservative Congressional representatives. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

57 comments

Letter: Taught in schools

When we graduate from high school, we, as students, should be able to go out into the real world and support ourselves with the newfound knowledge that we have obtained. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

25 comments

Letter: Media ignores Sanders

The mainstream media ignores Bernie Sanders even though he is running a successful grass-roots campaign. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2015

12 comments

Women in combat

Allowing women to serve in combat is not a good idea. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2015

16 comments

Gun registration

Do we really want to trust the government with a gun registration list when people have already hacked government employees' information? Read more »

Dec. 20, 2015

14 comments

Appreciate athletes and artists

One of the best things about high school is the diversity that we are exposed to. We need to appreciate the many different talents and unique skills of all our peers. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

2 comments

Snow days

The majority of schools were helpful and lenient for students during the snow day, and that is a good thing. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

2 comments

Fighting climate change

The Paris climate summit made it clear that renewable energy is the primary way to mitigate climate change. We ought to embrace this transition now, rather than be forced to later. Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

15 comments

Stop military funding cuts

I request your strong action now to stop the military commissary funding cuts repeatedly advocated by some national leaders. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

15 comments

This is America

Courage and integrity are the bedrock requirement for a functioning democracy at the highest, as well as local, levels of government. Read more »

Dec. 18, 2015

29 comments

Letter: Alzheimer's research

Call your representatives and ask them to support funding for Alzheimer's disease research. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2015

2 comments

Civility for rivalry game

If you are going to the BYU vs. Utah game, please remember that it is only a game and let's be civil with each other. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

8 comments

Christmas Forever Stamps

The United States Postal Service has a rich tradition of celebrating holidays on stamps, and the Christmas stamps are a tradition that will continue. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2015

8 comments

Country needs leaders

The country needs statesmen and stateswomen who can lead the country. Not Donald Trump. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

36 comments

A historic agreement

The agreement reached in Paris over the weekend is historic, and implementing the recommended changes will be one of the world's greatest achievements. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2015

21 comments

Decrease tuition

The tuition in Utah's higher education schools should be reduced instead of filing a costly lawsuit that has a small likelihood of success. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2015

21 comments

Education good news

There is some good news when it comes to education in Utah. However, it is important that the state government use new funds going to education in the right way. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2015

9 comments

Time to speak up

Donald Trump's rhetoric is dangerous and the time has come for people to stand up and say enough is enough. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

50 comments

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