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Jay Evensen: Should Utah be in the Central time zone?

If Utah is on permanent daylight saving time, it would align itself with Chicago when everyone else falls back.

My view: America’s new role in the oil market

Just because we are in a season of oil and natural gas plenty now does not mean that winter will not return. So, let’s all enjoy lower prices at the pump while they last, but craft an energy... Read more »

13 hours ago

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In Georgia, a capitalist struggles

That Nunn might win Nov. 4 illustrates a paradox of Republican politics: Republicans prefer the private sector to the public. Americans profess admiration for markets and those who prosper in them.... Read more »

15 hours ago

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My view: Herbert should pick law interpreter

Why nominate textualists? They are the justices most likely to respect the will of the sovereign people — as expressed through the Legislature, governor and the Constitution. Read more »

yesterday

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Jay Evensen: IRS abuses continue — where is the outrage?

Opinion polls show people still trust the agency. If that’s true in your case, you might want to ask yourself why. Read more »

yesterday

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Richard Davis: Vote thoughtfully — and make your midterm ballot count

Many Americans aren’t even aware of midterm elections — or that they matter. If past trends hold, highly ideological people — the most extreme among us — will decide the... Read more »

yesterday

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Kathleen Parker: As changes come to House and Senate, it’s time to act, not hope

What seems clear is that the hope-and-change formula that catapulted a relative unknown into the presidency has lost its magic. Read more »

yesterday

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My view: Crony capitalism is usurping control

Do Utahns have the fortitude to change course? Most recognize that the family is the fundamental unit of society, yet our politicians tout the economy as the fundamental unit. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2014

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Michael Gerson: A small Virginian community shows the value of every individual

[At L'Arche,] intellectually disabled "core members" are paired with often young and intensely idealistic "assistants" who share their lives, normally for a year or two. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Robert J. Samuelson: The national budget deficit is bad, but the family deficit is worse

National Edition

Along with the budget deficit, we have a family deficit. It explains some stubborn poverty and our frustrations in combating it. We've learned that what good families provide cannot easily be... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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John Hoffmire: A broader definition of entrepreneurs: How scale-ups enable a stable economy

National Edition

Entrepreneurs are somewhat of a mascot for the U.S. economy — nothing embodies the American dream more than an entrepreneur. Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Robert Bennett: Playing the Senate prediction game

I'll take a stab at the Senate-control prediction game: As close as it is, there are multiple ways Republicans can get the six seats they need to take over the Senate. I believe their actual number... Read more »

Oct. 27, 2014

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Gossip topics for diehard politicos before election 2014

With the World Series underway, it’s time for some “inside baseball” analysis that only the most diehard followers of politics will care about. So here are some of the gossip... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Drew Clark: Journalists and lawyers both build advocacy upon a factual infrastructure

There are significant similarities between the role of the journalist and the role of an attorney. These include a respect for words, an appreciation for specialization and being a generalist, and... Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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Loren Israelsen: Hatch rescued supplement industry

With 11 percent growth per annum, Utah’s largest industry — the dietary supplement industry — currently contributes more than $7 billion annually to our economy. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2014

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John Florez: Audit reveals politicians' double standards

It appears the governor and legislators have different standards when it comes to programs for the poor and show what groups and policies they favor. Read more »

Oct. 25, 2014

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David Blankenhorn: America is as beautiful as its many anthems

National Edition

If you want to know America, study the words of our national anthems. In his terrific book “This Land That I Love,” John Shaw offers at least eight songs that qualify as true American... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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My view: The best legislation meets all sides

We need both, and both sides need each other. It's a symbiotic relationship which will always exist, whether liberals and conservatives like it or not. Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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A. Scott Anderson: Give students skills that employers need

Recent in-depth research by pollster Dan Jones & Associates for the Sandy Chamber of Commerce found disconnects between the skill levels of graduating college students and the skills employers want... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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My view: Deeper look at Utah’s homelessness

Beginning Nov. 7, the Leonardo will feature an exhibit called “No Fixed Address” that will provide a deeper understanding of homelessness in Utah. It is important that we see... Read more »

Oct. 24, 2014

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Michael Gerson: The new impression of Ebola under control is dangerous illusion

Is Ebola containable? Will we see disease-related hunger? How will rice crops be harvested and transported? What effect will spiking food prices have on civil order? Might there be large-scale,... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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My View: Trees from pioneer days replaced by munchkins in Miller Park

Recently, hundreds of old trees were cut in Miller Park around Red Butte Creek to remove so-called invasive trees in the park and return the area's foliage to pre-pioneer times. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: Rights vs. privileges — understand the difference

While enjoying many privileges in a free society, we must not fall into the trap of believing privileges are rights. Once a privilege is recast as a right, it suddenly becomes immoral to talk about... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Jay Evensen: Unfortunately, Canada may never be the same

As terrorism continues to grow like a cancer (and whatever happened in Ottawa, it was terrorism), freedom begins to look differently. We may never regain what is lost. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Henri Sisneros: Improved assessments help reduce recidivism

The most important step for a revamped justice system is to learn as much as possible, as soon as possible, about one facing serious criminal charges. Assessments and therapeutic interviewing... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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My view: McAleer seeks changes in Congress

As your representative, I will work for you and be accountable to you because you are my boss. I will work with Republicans, Democrats and independents to get our government working again. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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