Quantcast

Opinion

In our opinion: Disney outbreak sends a reminder on need for immunizations

It is necessary once again to remind people of the facts. With few exceptions, parents should immunize their kids.

Robert Bennett: Obama's Paris snub jilted a key ally

European suspicions are not true following the president's recent failings in France. The marriage of common interests and values between America and Europe is not going to break up over this. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

42 comments

On Second Thought

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

Jan. 19, 2015

0 comments

In our opinion: Racial equality improving, but we're still working toward Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'final word'

After 50 years into a movement against discrimination based on race, we have learned some things. We may be no closer to Martin Luther King Jr.'s “final word,” but there has been progress. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

35 comments

Letter: Students need family help

Family life, not the teachers in school, has the most to do with a child preparing for life. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

15 comments

Letter: Predictions and realities

Now that President Obama has served for six years, I think it would be a good time to compare conservative predictions about the effects of his policies on the economy versus what has actually happened. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

62 comments

John Hoffmire: Understanding the different types of entrepreneurs

National Edition

How can the U.S. help the billions of micro-business men and women in the world find real prosperity? Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

8 comments

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: What's Utah's role in GOP search for a champion in 2016?

With the ascension of Utah’s congressional delegation to high-profile positions, and with one of our favorite (adopted) sons’ continued visibility in the 2016 presidential race, our... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

11 comments

Family benefits: Economic stability, life satisfaction can be realized results

National Edition

As efforts are made in marriage and family, tangible benefits — such as economic stability and life satisfaction — can be among the realized results. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

8 comments

Letter: Sanctions against Iran

The U.S. and Iran have been engaged in important talks to reach an agreement over Iran's nuclear power development. They are delicate and nuanced and may very well determine whether the U.S. provokes further military engagement in... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

12 comments

Timothy R. Clark: Lone Peak High teacher uses calculus to teach about life

Craig Smith has seen a 777 percent increase in the pass rate in calculus at Lone Peak High School since he started teaching the subject in 2007. He says the subject is "a microcosm of life." Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

12 comments

Drew Clark: What Mitt Romney must do differently to win in 2016

Romney has not yet articulated a vision of what America must do to prosper. Skillful managers rarely win presidential elections. Even after previous losses, Romney has done precious little to build... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

74 comments

Letter: Beware refundable taxes

Beware the advocates of any tax that will supposedly be refunded to consumers (carbon tax, gas tax, etc.). These people are nothing but tax wolves in populist clothing. Any mechanism for collecting a tax has inherent costs; you... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

14 comments

Sally Pipes: Resolutions for a do-something Congress

If the new GOP-led Congress works steadily toward its goal of repealing and replacing Obamacare, it might just stick to its resolution — and become a "do-something" Congress on health care. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

5 comments

Letter: Work to achieve dreams

America has always been known as the land of opportunity; generations of people have flocked here for better opportunities for them and their families. With that wonderful dream and the possibility of success, people very soon... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

15 comments

Letter: Accused of double-dipping

Mr. Dan Liljenquist just can't keep his hands off the state retirement funds or quit worrying about them ("No double-dipping return," Jan. 8). He is responsible for the 25 percent reduction in state teachers retirement; now, if... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

12 comments

In our opinion: Vanishing Internet privacy

The dangers to personal privacy largely stem from the development of what is often referred to as the Internet of Things — a label for the increasing interconnectedness of everyday objects. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

2 comments

John Florez: State government needs to adopt modern policies

The Legislature needs to see that changes are in order for it to continue to carry out its mandate under current social and economic conditions, rather than those that existed when it was... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

8 comments

Letter: Wisdom on Healthy Utah

Some words from Mahatma Gandhi for our legislators regarding the people they serve and the Healthy Utah Plan. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

15 comments

Letter: Climate change denial

The Pentagon declares climate change as one of the greatest security threats to our country’s future. Shell Oil Co. admits that climate change is in fact happening and is due to human activities. The majority of scientific... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

55 comments

Letter: No disrespect

With the incredible power placed in the hands of our law enforcement officials, there has to be significant oversight and accountability. Power unchecked and unaccounted for is too easily abused. Calling a police officer's actions... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

14 comments

My view: Is Obama’s plan to pay for community college for all the best use of the money?

lowing editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Jan. 14: Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

28 comments

My view: All labor has dignity: King's other legacy

As the U.S. secretary of labor, and also the former assistant attorney general for civil rights, my work is animated by Dr. King’s view that civil rights and labor rights are inextricably... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

0 comments

My view: Healthy Utah Plan acceptance is a public safety issue

Accepting the governor's Healthy Utah plan will help public safety. The Legislature should consider the decrease in crime when debating whether to accept the plan. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

11 comments

Michael Gerson: Modern science: Design of the divine?

The biographer Eric Metaxas recently made waves by arguing that modern science increasingly "makes the case for God." Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

22 comments

Martin Luther King's legacy: Recognition of past realities

Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition. We honor his personal courage as well as political impact as catalyst for the civil rights revolution. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

6 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives