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Letter: Our soldiers and Ebola

There is no way the U.S. should be sending troops to Africa for humanitarian purposes. Soldiers are for defending our nation, not for serving as medical clinicians to Third World countries where serious contagions have a devastating... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

23 comments

Letter: Preseason Jazz wins

I understand this is all preseason, and that it shouldn’t mean anything big, but the fact that the Jazz are still undefeated means something to me. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

1 comment

Letter: Supporting GAVI

The vaccines strengthen health care systems of developing countries. Stronger health care systems will help stop epidemics like Ebola before they spread. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

1 comment

Letter: Quarantine patients

Personally, I think American Centers for Disease Control (CDC) officials should quarantine suspected Ebola patients in one geographic place — preferably offshore. We should get a handle on the peculiarities of this disease. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

13 comments

Letter: Simplify the ballot

Simplifying the ballot could encourage more voter participation and focus on races that really matter to voters. It's time to eliminate non-political positions from the ballot. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

12 comments

Letter: Impressed with SLC

What a great city full of wonderful people. Thanks, SLC. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

8 comments

Letter: Romney, Secret Service

In 2002, Mitt Romney cleaned up the 2002 Winter Games; I think that he could also clean up the Secret Service. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

29 comments

Letter: Perspective on Ebola

Ebola has a fatality rate of about 50 percent. This current outbreak has been the worst in history with 8,033 total cases, and 3,865 deaths. I do not wish to take those deaths lightly, they are tragic and they should be mourned.... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

14 comments

Letter: Recapture Canyon

The actions of government agents that led to the criminal indictment of the Recapture Canyon protesters ignore key elements in the case: The original BLM closure was illegal because it violated grandfathered R.S. 2477 Rights-of-Way... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

10 comments

Letter: Path to clean energy

While I respect A. Scott Anderson for the important role that he plays in our community as CEO of Zions Bank, I think his conclusion that oil and gas energy development in Utah will lead to cleaner energy is flawed (“Energy... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

23 comments

Letter: Government stalling

Recently, hundreds of thousands of courageous and hardworking citizens and policymakers around the word (in over 160 countries) reminded us of the vision needed to confront anthropogenic climate change. Bob Bennett’s op-ed... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2014

16 comments

Letter: Private train offices

People complain about UTA in its various forms, but really the idea of public transportation that functions at all is something of a miracle. What these complainers need to focus on instead is how to make using UTA better for... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

1 comment

Letter: Comparing energy sources

When looked at properly, it becomes even more obvious why wind and solar can’t survive without massive taxpayer subsidies. Read more »

Oct. 10, 2014

40 comments

Letter: Amendment abuse

It is abhorrent to think that an administrative agency of government might have veto power over the message I choose to write, whether it touches on wilderness usage or not. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

11 comments

Letter: HOV lanes in Arizona

In Arizona, entering and exiting an HOV lane is no different than any other lane, and they seem to be doing just fine. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

10 comments

Letter: Types of candidates

Do we want someone who will call a terrorist a terrorist — rather than referencing the theories of "everyone is good" multiculturalism? Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

21 comments

Letter: Starving the beast

The Republican philosophy of "starving the beast" revolves around severe cutting of federal budgets in various government agencies. This may backfire big-time in our attempt to control the Ebola virus. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

35 comments

Letter: Controversial cowardice

Behold the current cowardice in the Supreme Court. Behold how they are swayed to not look at a case because of current controversy over the topic. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

24 comments

Letter: Role of judicial branch

If a judge enacts a law, that judge is acting unconstitutionally and the law enacted should be, by default, unconstitutional because it was enacted in a manner contrary to the Constitution. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

63 comments

Letter: Navajo treatment

The long-awaited decision to grant the Navajo Nation the $554 million settlement recently occurred. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

4 comments

Letter: On Bob Bennett's words

Now that (Sen. Bob Bennett) is out of office, I find his columns uniquely candid, objective and insightful. Read more »

Oct. 8, 2014

12 comments

Letter: United we stand

Past presidents have dealt with unimaginable burdens, and with President Barack Obama's administration that is especially true. Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

28 comments

Letter: Powerless Congress

The Constitution's very first substantive words are: "All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States." The word "all" was not placed there by accident. Read more »

Oct. 7, 2014

31 comments

Letter: Faith and science

Stephen Hawking says he's an atheist, arguing that science offers a "more convincing explanation" for the origins of the universe and that the miracles of religion "aren't compatible" with scientific fact.... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

44 comments

Letter: Nearby communism?

The people of Hong Kong enjoyed democracy under British rule. Now under Chinese rule, they are feeling the sting of losing their liberty. It is interesting to note the demonstrations we see on the news are for a single purpose: to... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

10 comments

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