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Letter: Shiny new prison

How nice. Soon, the first thing visitors flying into or departing from the Salt Lake International Airport will see will be our shiny new prison. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

13 comments

Letter: Earning his votes

Trump is a catalyst and, as Laura Ingraham says, a symptom. If he somehow gets the nomination, it's because he earned it and he'll have my vote. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

35 comments

Letter: What does Bibi want?

It is easy to vote no on the Iran deal. It is quite a different matter to vote yes on a war with Iran, particularly at the beginning of an election cycle. When push comes to shove, how deep is the Republican affection for Benjamin... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

23 comments

Letter: Big money in politics

We need to get big money — bribery — out of politics. We as American citizens need to demand a constitutional amendment declaring that money is not a form of “speech.” Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

44 comments

Letter: Appalling attitude

Trafficking in fetal tissue is a practice that needs to end. In good conscience we cannot look the other way on these issues. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

90 comments

Letter: Forthright position

It is refreshing to read someone of stature and knowledge coming forward with factual information, together with common sense to refute the flood of misleading so-called “data” on climate change. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

23 comments

Letter: Creating Pottersvilles

People and the government have created their own Pottersvilles because of their outrageous borrowing and spending habits. They are using the European countries as their model, yet the European countries are going bankrupt. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

15 comments

Letter: UTA schedules

The other day I was at the Main Library and less than one-third of the bus schedule slots had schedules in them! What’s the deal UTA? It’s your job to keep those slots full. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

6 comments

Letter: Unnecessary tragedies

Who can be against our developmental assistance agency, USAID, being more efficient and transparent? Who is against saving the lives of mothers and children? Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

2 comments

Letter: Location approval

Let’s not waste another $200 million in taxpayer money fighting in the courts. Let’s move on and make the prison relocation work. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

24 comments

Letter: Strong defenses

Those who worry the president’s deal won’t stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb should support the strong defenses we will need if they are right. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

8 comments

Letter: Time for replacements

When elected representatives begin to believe the lie that they are the smartest people in the room and no longer need to represent the will of the people who elected them, it is time to replace them. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

11 comments

Letter: Unwise voting method

Voting by mail is unwise. A recent Deseret News editorial (“Success of voting by mail in S.L. County,” Aug. 14) claims it’s a success but bases that claim on the wrong factors. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

11 comments

Letter: Don’t upgrade

As a parent and IT professional, my advice on Microsoft Windows 10 is two words: Don't upgrade. It removes control from parents and users, putting it in the hands of Microsoft and its increasingly aggressive advertising partners. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

11 comments

Letter: New motto

In response to articles about Donald Trump, I have a new motto to suggest: “Dump Trump!” Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

22 comments

Letter: Employee health insurance

Moving forward, it is crucial for business owners to have access to a wide variety of health insurance options to offer their employees. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

7 comments

Letter: Donor dollars

Seems to me that our Washington senators and representatives are bought and don’t dare do anything unless big money donors give their approval. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

7 comments

Letter: Where will it end?

Unfortunately, some government programs foster dependency and entitlement laziness. And where will it end? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

13 comments

Letter: What the citizens want

Legislators know the best site for the prison is where it is now. They should vote for what most citizens want, not what developers want. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

10 comments

Letter: Types of bosses

We all know the petty boss that rules his kingdom with subtle manipulation, intimidation and sabotage rather than mutual respect. The petty boss shrieks and blames where a good boss lifts and builds. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

2 comments

Letter: More prison space

Lawmakers don't seem to understand that all these new laws put people in prison. Now they can look at the consequences. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

2 comments

Letter: What becomes of donations?

I would like to know what is done with the money that has been donated to political candidates when they lose the election. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015

10 comments

Letter: Pollution-free future

In a pollution-free future, a healthier population of Americans will think back on the intolerable social and environmental damage caused by producing and transporting fossil fuels. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

28 comments

Letter: Road striping

On our tax forms we can check a box and donate to eight various worthy causes. Maybe we could have one more for “proper highway striping.” Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

3 comments

Letter: Don’t accept prison move

I have talked to construction people who say the Rio Tinto site has such a high water table that they pumped water out to process the copper out of the ore. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

9 comments

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