Reconciliation and unity, respect and trust of others and fairness and compassion for all are not virtues that some Americans are yet ready to fully embrace. Read more »
It would be tragic if the senator’s recent attempts to suggest he’s re-thinking the goals of the GOP turned out to be just another case of political expediency to regain the support of GOP moderates. Read more »
Protecting scenic landscapes is the basis for a long-term, stable, sustainable, economic base. It may be hard to see from a close-up, short lens view, but the unique qualities of the Swell need... Read more »
Did he intentionally lie? That's quite hard to prove, and he knows that. But remember, the best con men are the ones who draw you into their confidence. Read more »
The premiums are never going take care of the costs of this program, especially when so many of the participants are getting tax subsidies. Read more »
In public schools we hire teachers, not individual tutors, and teachers have to try to provide an opportunity for success to mass numbers. Read more »
There have been many lucky wild horses that have found their way into the lives of loving families. There are a lot of those wild horses that are still out there needing that chance to live a life... Read more »
Suicidal thoughts or actions need to be taken more seriously by Utah schools. During my senior year at Lone Peak High School, four students committed suicide just months apart. Nevertheless, at no time were the rest of us even... Read more »
Now that President Obama has admitted and apologized for misleading us on one aspect of Obamacare, we should look carefully at other parts of this law. Obamacare was intended to fix the problems we... Read more »
Can anyone imagine how traumatized the jury for Martin MacNeill would have been if they had allowed a murderer to walk free because of not being allowed to hear all the testimony and evidence against him? It makes one wonder if the... Read more »
The U.S. Constitution is a standard of highest importance to all of us and does not grant the federal government the right to deal in the lives of individuals. It protects us from the ignorant, ambitious and deceitful. Read more »
Only time will reveal the ultimate fate of ACA. However, I do not believe that President Obama intentionally lied. I believe that he is a man of the highest personal honesty and integrity. Read more »
The problem with the war on drugs is it is having an opposite effect on our society. Decriminalizing marijuana will reduce drug-related violence. Read more »
When Hillary Clinton was confronted with the Bengazhi deception, she angrily challenged, “What difference does it make?” and the nation mostly blinked and fell silent. Read more »
Some may argue that these laws are for the good of the country. I disagree and feel that when we have a great number of restrictions placed on us we cannot function freely. Read more »
West Valley needs to develop more safe cycling routes for its citizens. Cycling to public transportation and schools is a priority. Read more »
The one thing people are not focusing on is where the money for all the subsidies is coming from. A family of four gets them if they make up to $94,000 per year. The only money the feds have is what they take from us and what they... Read more »
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah is one of the greatest senators that Utah has ever had. I, for one, am tired of hearing him bashed. Because he is doing such great things and is being constitutional, the government wants him stopped — the... Read more »
Voter ID laws are said to discriminate against a class of people for whom it is considered a hardship to possess a valid form of personal identification. These people would typically be considered Democratic voters and these laws are... Read more »
When I read about a local National Guard unit here in Utah being deployed to Afghanistan for a year, I was outraged. This is so wrong. There is no reason we should be sending our troops — medical or otherwise — to... Read more »
There has been a lot of media attention surrounding the recent controversy about "sell by" dates on certain food products. However, there is another product labeling issue that needs to be addressed. Certain common foods are... Read more »
It is unacceptable that there is a cancer for which the relative five-year survival rate is still in the single digits at just 6 percent. Even more alarming, pancreatic cancer is anticipated to move from the fourth to the second... Read more »
Many schools are only saying the Pledge of Allegiance once a week. I think all students should say it everyday. Growing up, we said the Pledge of Allegiance every morning, facing the flag to pledge like a true American. I believe... Read more »
Every man and women should know how to protect themselves and others. This also means teaching every man, woman and child to shoot a gun. Growing up in a small town in Utah, everyone knew how to shoot a gun, whether it was just for... Read more »
When people are so in need of attention, they put a post on Facebook and hope that people will respond in a positive way so they can feel good about themselves for a few minutes. How sad is that? Read more »
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