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Letter: Questions for Johnson

Jonathan Johnson is asking voters to “give him a thorough job interview” to see if he is qualified to become governor. Read more »

May 30, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Why tax bicyclists?

I think we need to continue to promote the use of bicycles rather than do anything to dampen or curtail their use. Read more »

May 29, 2016

5 comments

Letter: Act on Puerto Rico

Because Puerto Rico is not a state, nor a nation free to act for itself, the United States Congress has a responsibility to stop the economic bleeding without bailouts. Read more »

May 29, 2016

2 comments

Letter: Freedom Works

I find it ironic that the anti-establishment rhetoric of the tea party and groups like Freedom Works had much to do with Trump’s surprising success in ousting Ted Cruz and capturing the Republican nomination. Read more »

May 29, 2016

4 comments

Letter: Utah's parks and monuments

The future of rural Utah is in more parks and monuments - that's the way to most effectively benefit from our public lands. Read more »

May 29, 2016

7 comments

Letter: US dollar

The stronger greenback has given American consumers both cheaper imports and less expensive travel. However, it has also made our exports more costly to foreigners, which could discourage their sale. Read more »

May 28, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Trump's delegate count

I tend to vote for the person I deem most qualified. Read more »

May 28, 2016

24 comments

Letter: Luxury homes in mountains

We need to do what we can to protect our wildlife for future generations. Read more »

May 26, 2016

11 comments

Letter: 'Utah values'

Let’s look at recent examples of our politicians’ supposed Utah values. Read more »

May 26, 2016

9 comments

Letter: Where's the action?

I firmly believe that those who vote to keep the present gang of lawmakers in office are doing a disservice to many thousands of other Utahns. Read more »

May 25, 2016

17 comments

Letter: BYU in a conference?

BYU needs to prove it belongs in a conference. Read more »

May 25, 2016

7 comments

Letter: Nothing is 'free'

Bernie Sanders will be the death of the American workforce if he is elected. Read more »

May 24, 2016

57 comments

Letter: Citizens have a duty

I urge my fellow Americans to think clearly and perform their civic duty Read more »

May 24, 2016

19 comments

Letter: Super PAC propaganda

Citizens United has allowed super PACs to thrive. They have no transparency or accountability to Utah voters or any other voters. Read more »

May 19, 2016

18 comments

Letter: Political fundraising

Show me a politician who does not trade access for contributions and I’ll show you a bankrupt dinosaur. Read more »

May 19, 2016

9 comments

Letter: Debate 16th Amendment

Countries that enjoy the highest standard of living are those that enjoy Freedom, Liberty and Civil Rights Read more »

May 18, 2016

41 comments

Letter: Thanks to veterans

Thank you to veterans and their families. Read more »

May 18, 2016

5 comments

Letter: Tax bicyclists

Bring bicyclists into the registration and license system. Read more »

May 18, 2016

25 comments

Letter: Run, Mitt, run

Mitt Romney should run for president to stop Trump. Read more »

May 18, 2016

24 comments

Letter: Governor works hard

I believe that he is one of the best governors we have ever had. Read more »

May 17, 2016

19 comments

Letter: Immigrants in America

There is something better that should happen like helping immigrants instead of using the money for the wall. Read more »

May 17, 2016

43 comments

Letter: European refugee crisis

We hold the power to relieve the sufferings of not only one, but hundreds of thousands, of innocent human beings. Read more »

May 16, 2016

19 comments

Letter: Let it go, Mitt

I urge Mitt to dispel any thoughts of a third party, and get behind Trump and not only support him, but urge his influential friends to do likewise. Read more »

May 16, 2016

44 comments

Letter: Charter schools misrepresented

The beauty of charter schools is that there is no “one-size-fits-all” when it comes to what a charter school looks like. Read more »

May 16, 2016

18 comments

Letter: Talk is cheap

In most every key metric, Utah’s economy and quality of life continue to be the envy of the nation. Read more »

May 15, 2016

6 comments

Letter: Trump not Republican

I am a Republican. Trump is not, and never has been, a real Republican. Read more »

May 15, 2016

42 comments

Letter: Review coal program

Making sure taxpayers are appropriately compensated for these assets is time well spent. Read more »

May 15, 2016

6 comments

Letter: Do the work

With millions of lives of mothers and children on the line, it is important to do this work sooner rather than later. Read more »

May 15, 2016

3 comments

Letter: The Second Amendment

We have a right to defend ourselves at any time with convenience, and it is simply natural law for us to have the power to protect ourselves and our families. Read more »

May 13, 2016

71 comments

Letter: Look at the debt

Look at the national debt. Read more »

May 13, 2016

30 comments

Letter: Bully-in-chief?

We teach kids not to be bullies, but now we want to elect Trump? Read more »

May 12, 2016

33 comments

Letter: Criticism unjust

The criticisms of Lynette Gay and of the World Congress of Families are unjust. Read more »

May 12, 2016

23 comments

Revise not overhaul

SAGE testing could use some revision, but not a complete overhaul. Read more »

May 11, 2016

3 comments

Letter: I'm a Republican

When your a part of an organization there is a chance that everything is not going to be the way you want. Read more »

May 11, 2016

46 comments

Letter: Don't censor history

By understanding our past, we light the path to our future. History is the best showcase to rectify and avoid mistakes going forward. Read more »

May 10, 2016

47 comments

Letter: Work for a living

Not everybody goes to college. Not everybody should. Not everybody could — even if it were free tuition. Read more »

May 10, 2016

23 comments

Debt crisis

The debt of our federal government now exceeds $18 trillion, which amounts to over $58,000 per capita or a whopping $154,000 per taxpayer, a figure which has doubled in the past eleven years. Read more »

May 9, 2016

53 comments

Overpopulation of prisons

The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act (S. 2123) will give judges discretion in passing sentences that better fit the crime. Read more »

May 9, 2016

10 comments

Letter: Draft registration for women is not right

Forcing all women into the military, whether they want to or not, is not right. Read more »

May 8, 2016

14 comments

Letter: Massive federal spending?

Federal spending last year was slightly higher than in 1975, and slightly lower than in 1985. Read more »

May 8, 2016

14 comments

Letter: Utah Republicans

I find it dismaying that Utah, which prides itself on being "the reddest state in the union" according to Republican majority party rule, has stubbornly refused to throw support behind Mr. Trump, even as the presumptive nominee. Read more »

May 8, 2016

14 comments

Letter: Sen. Bob Bennett

Senator Bennett will be greatly missed by many. Read more »

May 7, 2016

2 comments

Letter: Trump won

I haven't supported Donald Trump, but he has had millions of people who voted overwhelmingly for him, across many states. Read more »

May 7, 2016

31 comments

Letter: Praise for Bennett

With Senator Bennett's passing we have lost a great statesman who represented Utah with honor and dignity. Read more »

May 6, 2016

4 comments

Letter: Disappointed in Jon Huntsman

I am disappointed in Jon Huntsman. Read more »

May 5, 2016

17 comments

Letter: Drafting women?

If we create a legal framework to draft women to the military, it is an attempt at civilizational suicide and shows that our values have gone where destruction awaits. Read more »

May 4, 2016

48 comments

Letter: Socialism not the answer

I see nothing wrong with people being able to gain great wealth in America. Read more »

May 4, 2016

53 comments

Letter: World War II

I feel that the curriculum for today's schools does not focus on World War II as much as I think the students would like to. Read more »

May 3, 2016

30 comments

Letter: Careful with information

Chances are your missionary is snug in bed or out proselyting. Read more »

May 3, 2016

6 comments

Letter: Comic pages

Thanks for the comic pages. Read more »

May 3, 2016

2 comments

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