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Robert Bennett: 'You never really know what's going to happen in politics'

Thad Cochran's victory in Mississippi has shown us that you never really know what's going to happen in politics. That is doubly true when the game starts to be played with a new set of rules. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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On second thought

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

June 30, 2014

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Drew Clark: Utah is an urban oasis that helps build value for middle class

Of all the states in the country, Utah is the eighth-most urban. About nine percent of the population lives in open country or in cities of less than 2,500. That puts us in the company of... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Is America in decline or are her best days ahead?

We celebrate America’s 238th birthday this Friday — facing a sluggish economy, dysfunction at the highest levels of government, and numerous foreign policy challenges. Some say America... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Thomas Perez: We need to lead on paid leave throughout the nation

A great country shouldn’t force people into wrenching choices between the job they need and the family they love. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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10th Circuit Court ruling: Reasonable people can have good-faith disagreements

As Utah prepares to appeal the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision invalidating Utah’s Amendment 3, there are important aspects of Wednesday’s ruling worth considering... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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James Jay Carafano: Americans will be personae non gratae in Middle East for decades

In answering the question "Has U.S. influence in the Middle East been hurt?", the writer contends, "The administration’s insistence on pursuing the same, failed strategies makes it difficult... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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George Bisharat: Ending costly bloodletting will earn Obama kudos from Arabs

In answering the question "Has U.S. influence in the Mideast been hurt?" writer says we must realize that shifts that have been convulsing the Arab world reflect forces beyond our control and... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Letter: Smart climate

A market-based, revenue-neutral carbon tax that returns all proceeds to households would effect the needed reductions in emissions and move us to a clean-energy economy with minimum disruption. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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John Florez: School boards don't do takeaways

The late U.S. Sen. S.I. Hayakawa had it right when he said that in government you don't need to know how to do takeaways, because you only do addition. It seems the same holds true for Utah state... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Celebrate nation's birth by engaging in political process

The best way to honor our Founding Fathers is to participate in our political process, learn about candidates, attend neighborhood caucus meetings, volunteer in campaigns, vote in all elections,... Read more »

June 27, 2014

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David Blankenhorn: Where to start with Iraq: We need to find our grounding

The current crisis in Iraq is so messy, and all of its likely outcomes so tragic, that it’s hard to know what or even how to think about it. So let’s start with first principles, to get... Read more »

June 27, 2014

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My view: More companies should follow Tesla Motors into collaboration economy

We’re now living in the collaboration economy, and your competition is now your ally. It’s time to stop competing and start collaborating. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Mary Barker: America's hidden primary, and what you can do about it

Democracy is often defined on a sliding scale – from the oxymoron of authoritarian democracy, to the ideal where, like Muslim pilgrims entering Mecca, citizens shed their worldly privileges... Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Jay Evensen: Could Massachusetts lead nation away from gambling?

Perhaps the biggest issue facing Massachusetts’ voters this November will be a citizens’ initiative to repeal the state’s 2011 casino gambling law before it has a chance to lay... Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Robert J. Samuelson: Harvard's dreary Innovation Debate

By their nature, many innovations are disruptive. The Internet is, of course, exhibit one. When a technology — or management technique — is new, it's almost always hard to see the full... Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: Obamacare employer incentives could drive up Medicaid expansion costs

While some are frustrated with the pace of the Medicaid expansion deliberations, I am grateful that the governor and the Legislature have not rushed this decision. This is one issue we need to get... Read more »

June 26, 2014

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George F. Will: Mississippi votes its appetite

McDaniel's defeat, like many the tea party has experienced this primary season, brings that feisty faction face to face with a melancholy fact: Americans' devotion to frugal government is... Read more »

June 25, 2014

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My view: Christians need to be clear — Change is possible

Thousands living the homosexual lifestyle along with thousands not actively involved in a relationship, but who are dealing with same-sex attraction, are looking for a way out. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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My view: An economic case for divesting from fossil fuels

There are compelling reasons, both moral and economic, against investing money in a fossil fuel industry that promises to continue threatening our health, our environment and ultimately the future... Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Daylight saving time debate — Washington should solve this one

Utah lawmakers might as well change the state song to, "Does anybody really know what time it is?" Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Richard Davis: Obama got it right in Iraq, so far

The president walks a tightrope — too little intervention and Iraq descends into an indefinite civil war and endangers the stability of other nations. Too much intervention and Americans... Read more »

June 25, 2014

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My view: Seeing a snake is often a good thing

Snakes have been the victims of malice and misinformation for centuries, so when rattlesnakes appear in residential areas, people are naturally concerned. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2013

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Hannah C. Smith: High court set to hear religious liberty case

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During its opening week of the term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in what some deem the most important religious liberty case in decades — Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Church... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2011

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