Quantcast

Opinion

In our opinion: Fabricated Rolling Stone article on campus rape hurts cause

Rolling Stone magazine admitted a high-profile campus rape article published last fall was fraudulent.

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

5 comments

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

9 comments

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

2 comments

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

36 comments

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

9 comments

Letter: Respect for POTUS

On April 3, President Obama visited Hill Air Force Base in Ogden. Although I do not reside in Utah at present — I am a law student at the University of Arizona — I grew up in Salt Lake City. I have a deep-rooted passion... Read more »

April 8, 2015

48 comments

Letter: Make humans a priority

I consider myself an environmentalist. I believe man must be wise in his use of all natural resources. However, I believe the care of humans is a higher priority than the care of individual species in nature. Right now there is a... Read more »

April 8, 2015

36 comments

In our opinion: UTA is making strides to improve its reputation

UTA has done a good job recently of restoring its reputation. The UTA should be commended for its efforts so far. It must continue being attuned to public concerns, at the expense of politics and... Read more »

April 8, 2015

4 comments

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

36 comments

Letter: Bad housing loans

In a recent editorial about banking regulations (“Zions’ ‘stress tests’ an example of burdensome banking regulations,” April 3), there was this statement: "There is no question that part of what... Read more »

April 7, 2015

34 comments

Letter: Keep SNAP funded

The Great Recession started seven years ago; according to the International Monetary Fund, it has been the worst global recession the world has experienced since World War II. Millions lost their homes, their jobs and their nest eggs... Read more »

April 7, 2015

21 comments

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

14 comments

Letter: Solar energy in Utah

Why did President Obama choose Utah to announce his initiative to train 75,000 workers in the solar industry (“Hill AFB, Salt Lake City win praise from Obama,” April 3)? Was it... Read more »

April 7, 2015

34 comments

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

National Edition

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

5 comments

In our opinion: Salt Lake County's budget proposal would break cycle of deferred maintenance

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams has done something in his proposed budget that deserves praise as a meaningful nod toward fiscal responsibility — a massive reduction in the deficit of... Read more »

April 7, 2015

2 comments

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

4 comments

In our opinion: A 'commendable' Easter message of hope

By following Christ’s teachings and example, we have an enhanced perspective. Respect and love lead to civility and charity. The downward cast of despair can be turned heavenward with hope.... Read more »

April 6, 2015

2 comments

In our opinion: Best option in solving Utah's drought? Remove subsidies, adjust price of water consumption

Unfortunately, Utah has done little to prepare any kind of solution to the problem of water scarcity. The best possible solution is not to criminalize water usage, but to let the free market adjust... Read more »

April 6, 2015

47 comments

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

National Edition

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

4 comments

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

15 comments

Letter: Smarter sentencing

The prison system has grown tenfold and needs the serious change that Sen. Mike Lee has advocated in his Smarter Sentencing Act. Read more »

April 6, 2015

3 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives