Alissa Parker’s recent "Evil did not win" video is a poignant reminder of the choices we have been given.
While the governor believes health care is not a “right,” it is a moral issue — how a society cares for each other. Lost in the decision-making is the compassion the faith... Read more »
What could make Utah conservatives and nationally known liberal activists to join hands in defense of a convicted drug dealer? Read more »
But the union sleight-of-hand runs much deeper. By avoiding federal labor laws, such as the National Labor Relations Act, worker centers are permitted to engage in perpetual warfare against their... Read more »
Do not demand antibiotics when they are not medically indicated. You will want them to work when you really need them. Read more »
I don’t deny that a carbon tax wouldn’t be a financial burden on Americans in these trying times, but it is crucial that the U.S. government implements this tax for households,... Read more »
He has become fodder for an interpretation industry toiling to make his life malleable enough to soothe sensitivities and serve the agendas of interpreters. The quantity of writing about him is... Read more »
Is it possible to return to an era when Americans believed in their government, as well as other institutions? Can confidence, once lost, be regained? Read more »
For those who expect and fear an irrepressible conflict between the tea party and the Republican establishment, Sen. Mike Lee of Utah is a hopeful anomaly. Read more »
Families living with ASDs have unique stresses. Many parents even report having to stop work to care for their child with an ASD. Read more »
China is finally easing up on it's one child policy, but it just might be too little too late. Read more »
Over the years, I have friends explain different formulas for how they tackle charity. I don’t have one. I operate on instinct, a relatively good heart and a smidge of disbelief. Read more »
Let's recap: If you like your insurance policy, you can keep it. No, wait. If you liked your policy, it was probably worthless anyway. Scratch that. Read more »
The Department of Labor’s sleight of hand on this “myth” pales in comparison to its academic malpractice on the question of minimum wages and employment. Read more »
Crowdfunding has a wonderful set of possible outcomes. But as we democratize the fundraising and equity-raising world, may we also protect those who need protection. Read more »
A genuine grasp of the whole wisdom of the Gettysburg Address should brace us for any coming test as a nation of faith, even as it leads us to a just celebration of the progress we have made in... Read more »
A sudden surge of gun sales was sparked because earlier in the year, the Obama administration made an effort to reform federal firearm regulations. Read more »
We should be dealing with Israel’s occupation of the West Bank not by bilateral negotiations, but in the U.N. Security Council. If the negotiations are to have any chance of success we must... Read more »
The Holiday season is soon upon us, with much tradition and joy. The PC (politically correct) police also emerge during the holidays, scaring people into sending holiday cards that don’t... Read more »
So, all those who today regard Clinton's nomination as it was regarded in 2008 — as a foregone conclusion — should ask themselves: When was the last time presidential politics was as... Read more »
By loosening its ties to Israel, the United States would do nothing to improve prospects for peace. It would just raise questions about its reliability as an ally to all of its other allies around... Read more »
So the former president asserts that the current president continues to dishonor his "you like your plan, you can keep your plan" pledge. And calls for the Affordable Care Act to be changed,... Read more »
Loser: The ads may not be publicly funded, and they may be only on the Internet, not on your TV, but that doesn’t detract from the distasteful and harmful message of pro-Obamacare messages... Read more »
Though our economy has affected family life, our schools have not taken that into consideration. They expect the parent and child to change while schools remain static. Read more »
Among the saddest aspects of a political culture premised on the exaggeration and organization of grievances is the way policy debates get pulled into a vortex of paranoia. Read more »
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Union leaders can either choose to participate in reform efforts, or leave the courts to sort things out. Either way, pension changes are coming. Read more »
The education of Barack Obama is a protracted process as he repeatedly alights upon the obvious with a sense of original discovery. Read more »
Hazy days, alas, will always be with us. We can only hope that, a century from now, we’re not still looking for new plans to make them safer. Read more »
Riven with problems, the VA has a history of underserving — and in some cases harming — the very veterans it is supposed to help. This fundamentally calls into question whether the... Read more »
A basic statewide non-discrimination law might sound reasonable on its surface, but it’s not. It gives special rights to some people at the expense of other people. And that kind of... Read more »
The example of Nelson Mandela may well help transform the poorest and most politically unstable continent in the world. Read more »
In the face of congressional gridlock, President Barack Obama has started taking more and more matters into his own hands. In recent months, he has announced new gun control measures, put in place... Read more »
Will Mandela's teachings of love and acceptance of differing viewpoints embraced by those in Washington this week lead to a recovery for the GOP? Read more »
The shopping season — as evidenced by loud, repetitive commercials — is all about seizing the objects of our desires. Read more »
Despite attempts to slow, sabotage and weaken it, Obamacare will be successful given time. History shows us that all major reforms and improvements to our health care system have had their fair... Read more »
Andrew Morriss: No, Congress should not move quickly to pass comprehensive climate change legislation
Congress should not waste time debating a comprehensive climate change legislation in the coming year Read more »
We are locked in a generational war, which will get worse before it gets better. Read more »
In my youth I was pained by the struggle of Mandela's people, half a world away. But on a fall day in Harvard Yard, his soul touched mine, no doubt by the virtue of his life of choosing good over... Read more »
As it stands, reverse innovation is an emerging field that could change the way business is done worldwide. Read more »
All families deserve access to affordable coverage. Health care in America should not be a privilege only for those wealthy enough to afford the continually rising costs. Read more »
Michael E. Kraft: Yes, Congress should move quickly to pass comprehensive climate change legislation
Yes: Sweeping action shows the world that Ameirca is serious about deteriorating climate. Read more »
The deep freeze gripping Utah has certainly not iced up political discussions. Our thoughts on current issues. Read more »
With new technology, new knowledge and new problems, it’s critical lawmakers take the time to renew our criminal justice system for the 21st century. Read more »
The logic of nuclear deterrence has not yet failed in the 64 years since the world acquired its second nuclear power. Containment is the least awful response to Iran's coming nuclear capability. Read more »
Better diplomacy than war, say Obama's apologists, an adolescent response implying that all diplomacy is the same, as if a diplomacy of capitulation is no different from a diplomacy of pressure. Read more »
Rwanda's ethnic conflict was a quarrel in a faraway country between people of which we know nothing -- until it became a byword for moral abdication in the face of genocide. Read more »
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