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 »
How can we as a state help America's economy? I think we should put more money and time into small businesses. Read more »
Apparently, a corporation is a person when you want it to be, and not a person when you don't. Read more »
Everywhere we look there are crises at home and abroad that need the immediate action of our government. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Pioneer Day is not just about Mormons but about religious freedom for all Americans. Read more »
It is tragic that this country has perished in that we no longer have government of, by and for the people. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
If our government feels free to move into such personal areas, I ask, where will it stop? Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The effect on special-needs students with severe cognitive impairments has not received sufficient attention in Common Core. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
As a road biker, I have little sympathy for road bikers who think they are cars. Read more »
Utah State Board of Education voted to keep the waiver on No Child Left Behind Read more »
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