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Robert J. Samuelson: GOP looking to kill the 'death tax'

The House recently approves legislation that abolishes the estate tax, sometimes called the "death tax."

Newton & Seethaler: Mail-in voting protects the secure right to vote

Future alternatives may present themselves, but for now Utahns need to be secure in their right to vote, without risk of interruption. Mail-in voting provides that secure right. Read more »

April 10, 2015

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A. Scott Anderson: Let free market, not FCC, regulate the Internet

Most of the innovation and development resulting in amazing products and services associated with the Internet have occurred without heavy-handed government regulation. Read more »

April 10, 2015

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Arthur Cyr: Afghanistan’s progress is uneven but undeniable

The visit of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington dominated news headlines and discussion. Meanwhile, the visit of another leader of an important U.S. ally received far... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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My view: New infrastructure plan is designed to encourage smarter Utah water usage

Prepare60, working with state water agencies, has put together a statewide water infrastructure plan, which quantifies repair and replacement needs, as well as additional infrastructure needed to... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: Strong investments can give worldwide economy its 'much-needed second wind'

One of the great disappointments of the weak economic recovery has been the sluggish revival of business investment. If the recovery proceeds, surplus capacity will gradually shrink and convince... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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George Will: Congress has work to undo in fixing criminal justice system

We have a criminal justice system with too many opportunities for generating defendants, too few inhibitions on prosecutors, ongoing corrosion of the rule and morality of law. Congress, the... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Jay Evensen: The Lincoln assassination — what if Twitter existed then?

The 21st century is filled with political venom that courses through the arteries of cyberspace like poison. But to a modern observer, the mid-19th century feels like familiar and comfortable... Read more »

April 9, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Salt Lake man's honesty with sack of money says a lot about all of us

Plenty of evidence exists to show most people are honest. That's not to diminish Dan Kennedy in any way. It is to elevate the rest of us. Read more »

April 8, 2015

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Richard Davis: The modern United States began with end of Civil War

Tomorrow is the 150th anniversary of the creation of the United States. Tomorrow is not the anniversary of the American Revolution or the Constitution. It's the anniversary of the end of the Civil... Read more »

April 8, 2015

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My view: The future of Utah's children, education are great investments

As a statewide community, we have to make a conscious decision that the future of our children is a great investment; then we must demand that our elected officials at all levels provide the proper... Read more »

April 8, 2015

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My view: Car manufacturers still unable to sell directly to Utah consumers

Utah’s House of Representatives has voted down HB394, which would have allowed new car manufacturers, like Tesla, to sell directly to consumers in Utah. Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Churches, schools and businesses are not a burden on cities

Trying to argue that churches, schools and businesses in a city are a burden is laughably dumb. They may be a burden for politicians, but I am sure that the rest of us feel that they are valuable... Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Lois M. Collins: Can you remember what worried you one year ago today? I can't

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Entrepreneur E. Joseph Cossman once said you could test your memory by recalling what worried you one year ago today. It's a perspective that comes easier as you learn to weather storms. Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Michael Gerson: Mankind is doomed to mortality, but not mortality without hope

Considering the dark ways by which mankind could be threatened — atomic bombs, depleted ozone layer, intentional species-ending viruses, harmful artificial intelligence — it can be... Read more »

April 6, 2015

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John Hoffmire: Why you make certain decisions against your better judgment

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Have you ever wondered why you make certain decisions against your better judgment? Why is it, even when you know what is right, that choosing it is such a challenge? Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: As unemployment rates drop, the quest is on for 'full employment'

As the unemployment rate (5.5 percent in March) has dropped, there's been a shift in language. We're told increasingly that we should aim for more than job growth. Our goal should be "full... Read more »

April 6, 2015

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Decline of marriage is a primary reason for inequality

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Last week, Matthew Yglesias argued in Vox that the “decline” of marriage in America, and around the globe, “isn’t a problem.” But for three very big reasons, Yglesias... Read more »

April 5, 2015

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Drew Clark: Celebrating the death of the man who gave his life for the nation

The significance of Lincoln’s death grew with an awareness of the goodness of Lincoln’s life. Millions paid their respects. Half of all Americans in the cities and counties through... Read more »

April 5, 2015

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: A colorful political landscape is budding this spring

Happy Easter! Spring is busting out all over with flowers and tree blossoms. Not to be outdone, the political landscape continues to be colorful. Read more »

April 5, 2015

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John Florez: Utah needs leaders with family focus

It’s time we had leaders who understand how our world is changing exponentially and make strengthening Utah families a state priority, just as it has to the economic strength of our state. Read more »

April 4, 2015

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Michael Gerson: Obama must show resistance to aggression in securing nuclear deal with Iran

The real test — for allies and for members of the U.S. Congress — will be whether President Obama can accompany a final nuclear agreement with a much more aggressive resistance to... Read more »

April 4, 2015

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