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Cuba not likely to change through openness, either

Yes, a half-century of isolation has failed, but dictators seldom relinquish power or change behavior.

Jay Evensen: How to save America — get politicians to express gratitude for each other

I have reasons for suggesting such madness, and surely in Washington such behavior would be considered as insane as purchasing a fleet of snowplows in New Orleans. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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George F. Will: Government’s legitimacy falls short given recent Wisconsin raids

Wisconsin can repair its reputation by dismantling the "John Doe" process and disciplining those who have abused it. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Susan Roylance: The UN, child rights, parents and sexuality education

As the U.N. celebrated the 25th anniversary of the treaty on the Rights of the Child, many countries spoke out on the rights of the parents to determine the sex education of their children, and a... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Richard Davis: Remember to give thanks for freedoms

In between the turkey dinner and the next football games, we should pause for a minute to consider freedoms we typically don’t think much about — freedoms of speech, of worship, of the... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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My view: Utah needs Congress to kill the PTC

The PTC, which was first created by Congress in 1992, subsidizes renewable energy producers — especially wind companies — for the electricity they generate. This cost taxpayers some... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Kathleen Parker: True or not, Bill Cosby accusations are part of high-tech lynching

Whatever the truth about Cosby, due process has been the victim of what Clarence Thomas once called a high-tech lynching. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Robert J. Samuelson: U.S. has a hybrid system that definitely includes a welfare state

Indeed, judged by how much countries devote of their national income to social spending, we have the world's second-largest welfare state — just behind France. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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My view: Nonpartisan board elections ahead

In recent weeks, Judge Clark Waddoups ruled in federal court that the State Board of Education selection process used for the past 10 years is unconstitutional. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Michael Gerson: The big 'but' — Obama's action on immigration

Following President Obama's ambitious executive order on immigration — not unprecedented in subject matter but unprecedented in scope and ambition — we are left to pick through the... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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John Hoffmire: Dependency, poverty and employee ownership

Full employment, the opportunity for everyone to have a job who wants one, is an indispensable condition to allow all to thrive economically. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Robert Bennett: Controversial Keystone, immigration events are more about symbolism than substance

Last week, the Senate refused to authorize the Keystone Pipeline and President Obama used his executive powers to establish his version of immigration reform. Both events were highly controversial,... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Hospitality laws, tax increases and other issues in 2015 session

The 2015 legislative session begins in two months. Posturing on issues has already begun. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Drew Clark: Interfaith conference at Vatican unlocks beautiful language of natural law

So many religions and faith traditions believe that marriage is a union of one man and one woman. Yet we can be isolated within our own faith traditions and take the truth about complementarity in... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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George F. Will: Nelson Rockefeller’s life is pertinent to modern political system

Richard Norton Smith could not have known, when he began his labors 14 years ago, that publication of his "On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller" would coincide with a presidential... Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Charles Krauthammer: The proposed carbon cap with China is not as good as it sounds

If this were a real breakthrough, I'd be an enthusiastic supporter. I have long advocated for a tangible global agreement to curb carbon. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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My view: Remembering JFK 51 years later

Fascination with and controversy about President John F. Kennedy continues. Last year, there were floods of books, articles and commentaries marking the half-century since his death. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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John Florez: Fundraising is not about the money

Fundraising is about more than raising money. It’s about being together and enjoying the time together. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Michael Gerson: Obama’s executive order is a confession of democratic failure

Whatever your view on immigration (and I support comprehensive reform), Obama's executive order is a confession of democratic failure, through the adoption of methods that he recently described as... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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My view: Education is the key to our state's future

Education is the key to our state’s future. It is Utah’s most important strategic investment. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Jay Evensen: Like it or not, ride sharing is here to stay

My driver acknowledged he had violated a city ordinance by picking me up at the airport. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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5 reasons Mitt Romney might run for president again

In months prior, former governor of Massachusetts and 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney had been adamant that he would not seek another run at the White House. But times have changed. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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