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 »
As the quality of the roads will reflect the quality of the neighborhood, homeowners will have incentive to provide good roads to maintain their property values. Read more »
I immediately removed my son from the school, refusing to stand by and watch him be attacked in front of the world but apparently not in front of school administration. Read more »
Walmart has its place, but if we make it the only place we shop, eventually it will become the only place to shop. Read more »
My question is simple: Why do we still have the electoral college? This is a topic that many talk about, but hardly goes anywhere. Read more »
Two states with no income tax — Florida and Texas — have balanced budgets. Three very high-tax states — New York, California and Illinois — are on the verge of bankruptcy. Read more »
Do people get addicted to gambling? Yes. Does everybody who gambles get addicted? No. Read more »
Since we have a growing number of children entering Utah schools, our current system is not sustainable. Read more »
The caucus system ensures that our political leaders and candidates sit down face to face with ordinary people and discuss their platforms and/or voting records. Read more »
What's the point of not serving businesses that rely on fast, reliable service? Read more »
Opposition in our government is good because it checks the power. If we didn’t have opposition, new laws could be made almost overnight, unchallenged and unchecked. Read more »
While I am a strong believer in the value of traditional marriage, I believe that the affluence of the parent(s) is much more the decider of poverty for the children. Read more »
I currently live in St. George, Utah, and in order to get alcohol late at night I choose to drive to Mesquite just 40 minutes away. This is obviously taking away tax money from Utah. Read more »
Suicide and mental illness are prevalent in young teens today, with suicide being the third leading cause of death among teens 15-19 years old. Suicide isn't regarded as a big issue in the world, which concerns me. Canyons School... Read more »
Discrimination in the workplace has received much needed attention in recent years. However, many employees are still discriminated against for their tattoos. Here in Utah, many are accepting of the tribal tattoos of the... Read more »
If we could find a way to live in an isolated bubble where our actions don't affect others, then we could choose to live according to the author's attitude. But we don't. Read more »
We have to take a course before getting a driver’s license or a food handler's permit, so why don’t we require a course to prepare us for the most important decision of our lives? Read more »
Only after government-funded education, research and treatment programs finally eradicate these diseases can the free-market profit from these new trading partners. Read more »
I understand the sentiment that someone really wants their vote to count without getting involved, but that's not going to change if we were to do away with the caucus meetings. Read more »
Many times parents seem to be blinded in a sense by the love they have for their children, when in reality they may not know as much as they had hoped. Read more »
A multitude of studies show that abstinence-only programs increase the rate of teens having sex and the rate of those teens not using any form of contraception. Read more »
Bob Bennett made an important observation about how we seek the opinions of like-minded people, formerly in boarding houses, now more often from electronic sources (“A single world view warps our perception," Oct. 28).... Read more »
With all that has been going on in the government recently (Government Shutdown, Affordable Care Act, Immigration Reform etc.) something important has slipped passed most Americans and should not be ignored. Our education system has... Read more »
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