We must let our judges and elected officials know that we will not tolerate leniency for sex offenders, even when the abuser is a family member. Utah’s children must know they are safe in the... Read more »
Our nation’s police force has a history of over 350 years. Since then, they have sworn to put their life on the line for the safety of Americans. They have made a choice to come face to face... Read more »
Imagine that you have been diagnosed with a serious illness. You discover that there is no cure for this condition but there are some treatments available. Now imagine you have to choose between... Read more »
RMP could and should be a much more responsible corporate citizen. In fact, they should set a good example themselves by phasing out coal and replacing it with clean, safe, renewable power like... Read more »
The better foundation for the proper delineation of competing interests is the idea that people are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable natural rights that need to be protected. Read more »
More than once, I have been busy doing a task around the yard or house to suddenly remember I was supposed to pick a member of the family up from school, church or town half an hour ago. Read more »
Congressional priorities have taken a back seat to their five-week vacation. Read more »
Solar power users also sell power. Their system is a part of the infra-structure that Rocky Mountain Power is using, but not paying extra for. Who should pay whom and how much is fair? Read more »
With a fence, you are more protected, you have more privacy and your kids and animals will be able to run around the backyard without you worrying. I think that Utah municipalities should require fences to be built for all new homes. Read more »
The number of babies and children being left in hot cars increasingly disturbs me. Whether by accident or not, the caregiver in charge of these precious lives should be held accountable. Read more »
If I were debt free not only could I reduce stress on my family, I can help others achieve their goals and support charities in our communities. Read more »
As a solar panel owner, I struggle mightily with the proposed solar rooftop tax and the idea that somehow I am not paying my fair share to be connected to the grid. Read more »
A local TV news show reported that 4 of 5 Utahns had not visited a dentist in the past year and attributed the fact to people remembering painful experiences of childhood. Read more »
Watching events unfold in Ukraine, one has to ask what will work. Vladimir Putin has proven to be a bully with a vision to revive the USSR. Read more »
As I have been following the legal issues facing Utah’s former Attorney’s General Shurtleff and Swallow, I have become increasingly concerned at the tone of the sentiment against these men in the media, finding it... Read more »
I commend the lawmakers in Washington for protecting home health for our nation's most vulnerable seniors and strongly urge our state's lawmakers to co-sponsor this valuable piece of legislation. Read more »
After watching the movie "Noah" the other day, I couldn't help but notice that the writers succumbed to the common Hollywood stereotypical depiction of a prophet of God. I kept waiting to see the depiction of such a... Read more »
I don't care how righteous solar power advocates think they are. If they think they can function independent of their standard utility connection, let them. But if by reducing the amount of power they are taking from the public... Read more »
Orrin Hatch said of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, "Like the attack on Pearl Harbor, this massive proclamation came completely without notice to the public. The biggest presidential land set-aside in almost 20... Read more »
Americans are a compassionate people who also believe in law and order. We allow significant immigration and welcome those who come here legally. Read more »
Our situation is dangerous. America needs to get on its knees, and ask for aid. Then we need to get the incapable leaders out of office, and bring America back to its strength morally, spiritually and militarily. Read more »
I have solar panels on my roof and for April, May and June this year I have supplied my excess of electricity to Rocky Mountain Power for them to sell to other customers. Read more »
Right now, our State Board of Education must decide whether to go back to the No Child Left Behind program, or to request an extension of the NLCB waiver. Read more »
There’s plenty of controversy floating around the state regarding education and Common Core. People of good will and good conscience can and will disagree about important matters, but before people make their criticisms, I hope... Read more »
I know someone who has been on welfare for a few years. Every time she begins to do better, she loses her food stamps and her child gets kicked off Medicaid. Then, she can no longer pay her rent, feed her family or take her child to... Read more »
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As the Republican Party moves ever further to the right, it is becoming less and less representative of the true political feelings of the vast majority of Utahns. Read more »
According to the Utah Enabling Act compact of 1894 between the people of the Territory of Utah and the United States, these lands are Utah's birthright. Read more »
Enough is enough, The people in Ferguson have taken this way too far. To protest violence with more violence does not make any sense. Read more »
If we cannot give aid for selfless reasons, let us do it for the economic, national security and diplomatic benefits that it can bring. Read more »
Let’s talk about air pollution, recycling, conserving water and energy, reusable energy and water and everything we can do to protect the environment; all the things we can do to improve life and culture. Read more »
Are students in our schools taught the U.S. constitution along with U.S. history? I had the same teacher for U.S. history in both the 8th and 11th grades. Mr. John Carlile was very knowledgeable of the U.S. Constitution. He spent... Read more »
It’s frightening that emergency responders might not be able to find us in an emergency. Read more »
There have been many claims that U.S. workers will suffer if the U.S. Export-Import Bank is not reauthorized by Congress. There are thousands of U.S. workers who are suffering right now because of Ex-Im Bank, in particular those... Read more »
We have been hearing a lot about the 18-year-old kid who was shot by a police officer in Ferguson. It seems as if all the blame is being placed on the policeman. But whenever we have these accounts either on TV or in the newspaper,... Read more »
Last week in Ferguson, Missouri, a black teenager was shot and killed under suspicious circumstances. As the public demonstrates their emotions over the killing, police have resorted to aggressive measures to quell anything that... Read more »
Utah should increase the tipped wage, but in the meantime, Utahns should tip better. Read more »
Utah State Board of Education voted to keep the waiver on No Child Left Behind Read more »
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