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'She asked for it' subverts justice and hampers violence prevention

"She asked for it" is a harmful lie that hurts men and women alike.

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Michael Gerson: Tall order for GOP in ’16

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, with serious blue-collar appeal, might address the Republican class problem — unless he is out of his class. Read more »

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John Hoffmire: To feed the world, we must teach a man to fish

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A common saying goes, “give a person a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a person to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Read more »

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W. Bradford Wilcox: The new progressive argument on marriage

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Here is a crystalline summary of the new progressive wisdom about marriage: Yes, we now acknowledge that children do better in married families, but it is not marriage per se that matters for the... Read more »

yesterday

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Robert Bennett: Political debates can have impact

The Utah Debate Commission begins its series of 2014 campaign debates. Debates can have impact on the elections and sometimes can be game-changing events. Read more »

yesterday

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On Second Thought

A lighthearted look at news of the day. Read more »

yesterday

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Are Republicans more than the party of 'no'?

In advance of the midterm elections in November and the 2016 presidential race, Republicans nationally are trying to show they aren’t just the party of “no.” They claim to have... Read more »

yesterday

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Drew Clark: The 'least dangerous branch' must follow principle, not pragmatism

Judicial minimalism means that judges should say no more than necessary to justify their conclusions and leave as much undecided as possible. This lack of articulation of constitutional principles... Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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James Gattuso: Give Tesla a truly free market by ending auto dealers' monopoly

Writer is addressing the question, "Should Tesla be allowed to skip the middleman?" Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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Jonathan Collegio: Tesla debacle: Auto dealers are best deal for consumers

Writer addresses the question: Should Tesla be allowed to skip the middleman? Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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John Florez: Utah public education is a house of cards

It looks like legislators have turned public education into a house of cards ready to collapse from too many needless laws piled on a shaky foundation. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Catherine Rampell: Have America's public schools gotten worse over the years?

Every time I write about why attending college is so crucial for moving up the income ladder — or, these days, for landing any job at all — I'm inundated with emails blaming the... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Greg Bell: Too many steering wheels in Utah's public education system

The governor, Legislature, state school board, state superintendent, local school boards and superintendents each steer a wheel of the public education ship. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Henri Sisneros: Race matters: Looking forward while remembering the past

The subject of race in America is one we cannot forget. Race matters here just as it matters in nearly every country. It is our history, yet it is current, topical and impactful today. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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My view: Intergenerational poverty the result of misdiagnosis

Since welfare began, government welfare policies have misdiagnosed the poverty problem, resulting in misapplied welfare treatments. This misdiagnoses continues today. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Charles Krauthammer: The jihadi logic

[ISIS knows] we always win the battles but they are convinced that, as war drags on, we lose heart and go home. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Michael Gerson: There is no human right to forfeit all rights

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First tendency of our society should mirror our best instincts as human beings: to support those with serious illness. And not to send a social message — through a law and a doctor with a... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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George F. Will: Obama needs Congress to approve this war

Promising to "destroy" this group with the help of "a broad coalition" of "partners," Barack Obama said last week, "I welcome congressional support for this effort." He obviously thinks such... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Mary Barker: Religion and politics — a two-step dance

Religion reinforces our commitment to things like justice and mercy. Yet my conviction that justice and mercy are connected to the divine doesn't mean that my assessment of the policies that will... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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My view: Utah, where do you stand on marriage?

If Utahns don't make a specific stand against the government’s power to alienate children from their biological birthright, then the state's citizens give the state power to act against... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Jay Evensen: Anheuser-Busch's concerns with the NFL are enough to make you cough

If the NFL really wants to take the cloak of silence off domestic violence, it will have to begin a frank discussion that could take awkwardness to a new level. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: The Utah Debate Commission helps create well-informed voters

In a representative republic, where our elected leaders make decisions on behalf on the people, being well-informed about the principles, motives and beliefs of those who seek to represent us is of... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Richard Davis: Scots — Be brave, take heart and vote yes to independence

Scots should vote yes. This is the moment for Scots to decide to govern themselves. The kinds of issues the pro-union “Better Together” campaign are raising involve matters the Scots... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism

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The way we think about online learning is inadequate. Attitudes generally fall into one of two prevailing camps: online learning optimism and pessimism. It's time to look at it with realism. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Gary R. Herbert: Citizenship education critical to long-term strength of nation

Today is Constitution Day, the 227th anniversary of the signing of our nation’s guiding document. It has never been more important for us as citizens to understand the God-granted freedoms... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Keep our republic: Support civics education

Introduced today is a Initiative bill that will require high school students in Utah to pass the U.S. Civics Test — the same test every immigrant applying for U.S. citizenship must pass. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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