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 »
The government was created to promote the welfare of the people in hard times. This safety net has kept millions of people from living on the streets. Read more »
In the years that I have owned and operated computers and used the Internet there has never been a perfect system and never a time when there weren’t people working hard to defeat computers and their programs. Read more »
Those who voted for Mr. Obama have forfeited the right to complain about their new health insurance costs because they’ve gotten exactly what they voted for. Read more »
The cost ended up being a fourth of what the hospital told me and my copay was $800. All of which would have been wonderful to know last December when I had to set my flexible spending amount. Read more »
Part of the reason we have Obamacare is because Republicans could never come together on a sensible free-market solution of their own to the healthcare issue, leaving a vacuum for the united liberal Democrats to step in and fill. Read more »
And that’s where we find our problem; it should never be about their reputation, but about what sacrifices and compromises need to made, even if they’re difficult. Read more »
Rates might not be too expensive as the media is reporting but the benefits now are terrible. I'm one of many now who can't afford to get sick. Read more »
I read in the Deseret News that Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, wants to "rehabilitate" Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and other tea party members for their stand on Obamacare ("Hatch says Lee, other tea party Republicans need to be... Read more »
The Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., nightmare continues and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, says "it's time now for [Sen. Mike] Lee and other tea party Republicans to be rehabilitated." Hatch has abandoned the conservative... Read more »
The tough old bird Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, has shown his true colors in the article "Hatch says Lee, other tea party Republicans need to be 'rehabilitated,' " Oct. 23. Hatch does not... Read more »
Excessive air pollution is, of course, undesirable. However, as Dr. Brian Moench has said ("Wood burning pollutes more than cars," Oct. 22), Salt Lake City and several other cities in Utah are in literal bowls surrounded by... Read more »
Regarding Robert Samuelson's article (What is entitlement? Let's drop the label," Oct. 22), he's as confused as our friends in Washington, D.C., are. Social Security and Medicare are not entitlements. My employer and I have... Read more »
It has been said that 3 to 5 percent of the American people fought against Britain in the Revolutionary War and about 10 percent of the people supported them in their fight. Robert Wenzel said on LewRockwell.com "that the number of... Read more »
As former Commandant of the Marine Corps and chairman of the American Battle Monument Commission under three presidents, I am astounded at Rep. Rob Bishop's, R-Utah, efforts to derail the Eisenhower Memorial project. Having built... Read more »
Throughout my long life of nearly 80 years I've remembered the early motto my parents taught five children about kindness and proper behavior toward others: "If you can't say something nice to someone, just don't say anything at all." Read more »
I applaud Sen Mike Lee for taking a courageous and public stand against a destructive law and not worrying about what the Washington culture thinks of him. Sen Hatch should remove the beam in his own eye first so he can see clearly. Read more »
There is no correlation between the caucus system and voter turnout. There are ways to improve the caucus system and it would behoove that all political parties address these issues. Read more »
Now that every person in the U.S. is required to purchase health care that meets specific federal standards, it should be obvious that there are not enough potential forms checkers in the entire United States, even if they hired... Read more »
SITLA is supposed to operate for the benefit of Utah schools and students. That means more than just generating revenues in the short term. Read more »
Their actions are despicable and an insult to the scouting organization. There should not be any doubt that there was desecration of state property. Read more »
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