Letters

Letter: Consider late light

Count me as favoring daylight saving time. For anyone else who prefers that we do away with it, I invite them to first visit Phoenix in the summer. Read more »

July 18, 2014

13 comments

Letter: Stabilizing economies

How can we as a state help America's economy? I think we should put more money and time into small businesses. Read more »

July 18, 2014

13 comments

Letter: Corporations as people

Apparently, a corporation is a person when you want it to be, and not a person when you don't. Read more »

July 17, 2014

57 comments

Letter: America in crisis

Everywhere we look there are crises at home and abroad that need the immediate action of our government. Read more »

July 17, 2014

36 comments

Letter: Ending daylight saving

Daylight saving time is merely a somewhat harsh and arbitrary adjustment of our clocks, and a twice-yearly shock to our systems. Please end daylight saving time. Read more »

July 16, 2014

15 comments

Letter: Approaching solar

Rocky Mountain Power should be doing everything it can to assist its rooftop solar customers, not coming up with new disincentives to put in their way. Read more »

July 15, 2014

24 comments

Letter: Pioneer Day is about religious freedom for all Americans

Pioneer Day is not just about Mormons but about religious freedom for all Americans. Read more »

July 15, 2014

42 comments

Letter: Government of, by and for the people.

It is tragic that this country has perished in that we no longer have government of, by and for the people. Read more »

July 15, 2014

37 comments

Letter: Disabled care

My son is almost 23 years old and lives with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, sensory disorder, behavioral disorder and a cecostomy tube. When we moved back to Utah we had high hopes for a bright future. However, what we have... Read more »

July 14, 2014

24 comments

Letter: Changing DST

There are two reasons why all U.S. states except one observe Daylight Savings Time: it's a good idea and Arizona is a little bit crazy. Has anyone else been to Phoenix in the summer? It is not pleasant when the sun is up a 5... Read more »

July 14, 2014

20 comments

Letter: Card shopping

Last month, I went to Target to buy a Father’s Day card for my husband. After looking at half a dozen and only finding ones about drinking, I left the store in frustration. I then went to Walgreens and was able to find a nice... Read more »

July 14, 2014

12 comments

Letter: Campaign volunteers

Americans love competition. In Utah, we volunteer time and donate to churches, youth sports, scouting and the environment. These worthy endeavors need dedicated volunteers and financial donations to achieve their goals. Another... Read more »

July 13, 2014

0 comments

Letter: Immigration reform

It doesn't surprise me that such a high percentage say they want immigration reform, especially when one considers the recent invasion of illegals that keep coming across our southern border. Most people who are paying attention... Read more »

July 13, 2014

16 comments

Letter: Climate doubts

When I check out a story that raises doubt about human-caused climate change, I consistently find the source tied to an ideologically driven organization focused on spreading doubt on the reality of what is happening. Read more »

July 12, 2014

38 comments

Letter: Determining rights

If our government feels free to move into such personal areas, I ask, where will it stop? Read more »

July 12, 2014

30 comments

Letter: Solar understanding

I do not have solar panels at my house, but I fully support those that are blazing the trail that many will be able to follow. Read more »

July 12, 2014

5 comments

Letter: Spreading energy

We must create incentives for businesses to use and research alternative energy. A carbon tax in America can help stop global warming around the world without the difficulties of international politics. Read more »

July 11, 2014

40 comments

Letter: Going back

I am truly amazed and disconcerted at how far we, as a nation, have drifted from that conceived and established by our Founders in 1776. Read more »

July 11, 2014

39 comments

Letter: Help all students

The effect on special-needs students with severe cognitive impairments has not received sufficient attention in Common Core. Read more »

July 10, 2014

2 comments

Letter: Serving Americans

Those who would claim to be our civil servants need to understand that they serve all Americans, not just those with whom they agree. Read more »

July 9, 2014

40 comments

Letter: Teaching about food

It is entirely possible that children learn to eat the foods they do not like. An understanding of proper nutrition is so lacking in our nation. We need all the help we can get to improve our nutrition. Read more »

July 9, 2014

5 comments

Letter: Core teaching

Current policies often focus on the dynamics of reading and math, but if children view these subjects only as rote duties, it is unlikely that they will develop a love of reading or a desire to expand their horizons. Read more »

July 9, 2014

19 comments

Letter: American pride

I recently returned from four months in the Southern Hemisphere. In more than 50 years of travel and 107 countries, I've yet to find anything that even comes close to the bountiful life we enjoy as Americans. Read more »

July 8, 2014

35 comments

Letter: Soccer stars

We need to count ourselves fortunate. Kyle Beckerman has never received the accolades and respect he deserves, but he showed his skill on the world's biggest stage against some of the best soccer nations in the World Cup. Read more »

July 8, 2014

0 comments

Letter: Extreme weather

It's lazy to blame global warming for extreme weather events. Madhav L. Khandekar reported in "The Global Warming-Extreme Weather Link" that extreme weather events are part of earth's history. First, we are... Read more »

July 7, 2014

69 comments

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