Your disagreement with someone's views does not override that person's right to free speech, nor my right to assemble and listen. Read more »
A year ago I returned home to Utah and found that the public lands I so longed to return to are under attack. Read more »
Ted Cruz is an excellent presidential candidate and one that Republicans should be supporting. Read more »
Please, Mr. Krauthammer, just for me, develop a future positive op-ed about things Mr. Obama accomplished as President, if you have it in you to do that. Read more »
Real conservatives have principles and are not simply angry at the status quo. Read more »
Animal testing can sadly be cruel but it doesn’t have to be. Read more »
We need to take more of an active role in teaching our children about the dangers of riding skateboards in the streets. Read more »
The lack of a 9th member on the Supreme Court is already creating confusion in regard to two pending cases and there are more on the way. Read more »
Athletics are seen as a must, when in reality just over half of high school students play sports, and only about 2 percent get athletic scholarships. Read more »
Political systems work when they are inclusive. Voters in Utah have experienced the least inclusive presidential primary in their lifetimes. Read more »
Congratulations to the voters of Utah in this great increase in attendance at caucus meetings. Read more »
Utahns should be glad Welch did what he had to do to get the Winter Games. Read more »
The caucus system provides a way for people with less money to run for public office. Read more »
The U.S. needs to pay more attention to tuberculosis before it is too late. Read more »
The Utah Legislature does not represent We the People; it represents the Republican Party. Read more »
As long as nuclear weapons exist we are not far from the tipping point of nuclear terrorism. Read more »
Presidential candidate Donald Trump offers no real hope or substance to his arguments. Read more »
Utah should keep daylight saving time because of all the benefits it brings. Read more »
It’s time for the world to strengthen security in public places, such as concerts, theaters and other gatherings. Read more »
I think with any "protest" the protesters and the person being protested need to be separated by some "personal space." Read more »
It is time to open up the electoral process, encourage Primary runoffs and let the majority's voice be heard. Read more »
The numbers not only prove that Democrats exist in our state, but that we exist in great numbers, and that if we vote, Utah’s political landscape will change drastically. Read more »
Whether Merrick Garland is the right choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy or not is not the issue. Read more »
It is easy for Democrats to "promise the world" as long as it is other people's money they are giving away. Read more »
The next president could appoint up to four Supreme Court justices. We need a Republican in office for this, even if it's Donald Trump. Read more »
My prayers and thoughts go out to Richard and Pam and their family. What a great and wonderful man Richard Norby is and I know will continue to be. Read more »
Let's elect a leader with integrity; someone who loves America and democracy first and foremost. Read more »
People should put their core beliefs above party politics. Read more »
According to Dr. Washington Burns, the executive director for the Breathmobile, one out of three adults in West Oakland — and one out of five kids — has asthma. Read more »
Parents should be responsible for their children under the age of 16 getting to school. After that, it should be the student's responsibility. Read more »
We in Utah can be part of a regional strategy to tackle ozone: ozone pollution is a phenomenon that doesn’t know state boundaries. Read more »
Through the years Disney has built a reputation that is wholesome and positive. We, our children and grandchildren have come to rely on it being a safe place to entrust our minds and hearts. Read more »
The Legislature should have done away with daylight saving time. Read more »
As the letter listed conservative policy preferences, it occurred to me that none of it was possible. Read more »
How long exactly do election results count as legitimate support for a president's nominees? Read more »
We did not say that we support the draft PLI. Rather we expressed a willingness to work toward legislation that truly “honors the work of the many stakeholders and ultimately produces a bill that Grand County can fully... Read more »
UFC has been held up as a model of a successful nonprofit organization that other states try to emulate. Read more »
I hope that our community always remembers those that are homeless and that we can figure out a way to help them find more permanent homes. Read more »
The world would be safer if all countries got rid of, or stopped trying to get, nuclear weapons. Read more »
We elected President Obama with the responsibility to nominate justices as the case arises and we elected senators to hold confirmation hearings on those people nominated during their watch. Read more »
You may at some times feel powerless or that your vote or voice doesn’t matter or can’t make a difference. Don’t let this attitude keep you from exercising your right to choose. Read more »
The states should have a simultaneous primary so people can vote for the candidate of their choosing. Read more »
I want to publicly thank and acknowledge the students, staff and patrons of Clayton Middle School for their awesone production of "Mary Poppins." Read more »
To those who missed the Cache County Cowboy Rendezvous last week, you missed some remarkable entertainment. Read more »
If SB115 passes, it will strangle the efforts of homeowners and small businesses to reduce the air pollution damaging the health of unborn and young children. Read more »
In most every contest I attended, I observed partisan spectators, grown adults and students alike, displaying substantial negative behavior, directed both at opponents and at contest officials. Read more »
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Considering what a precious resource water is in Utah, maybe it is time to impose a fine for wasting water. Read more »
Creating social outcasts out of Muslims is not going to help America in any way. Read more »
Don't wait for politicians if you are so worried about causes. Read more »
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 »
Chances are your missionary is snug in bed or out proselyting. Read more »
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 »
I see nothing wrong with people being able to gain great wealth in America. Read more »
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