Opinion

In our opinion: Labor Day celebrates first-generation Americans

Labor Day celebrates the successes of past waves of workers, many of whom were first-generation Americans coming to...

Letter: Heartfelt immigration

We either have a nation of laws, or we have a nation of chaos and anarchy. The present surge of illegals entering our country can and will overwhelm the system if not controlled. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Letter: When history speaks

I don’t know what the answer is, but I don’t want history to say to us, “Why didn’t you do more? How could you let this happen?” Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Letter: Virus paranoia

The Ebola virus is a dangerous virus that could possibly kill many people, but at the same time I also think it isn't doing that well in America. It is getting worse in Africa, but here in the U.S. it is being blown out of proportion. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Join the discussion: Is Rick Perry's indictment helpful or harmful?

Gov. Rick Perry was recently indicted on charges of coercion and abuse of official capacity, according to The Economist. While it sounds disastrous at first, could these charges actually benefit... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Republicans and Democrats agree, in part, on the big problems America is facing

Democrats and Republicans have similar concerns about the challenges America is facing, according to Gallup. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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A. Scott Anderson: The world needs America to stay engaged

With military and terrorist battles occurring in several places around the world, the question of America’s role in global conflicts is a matter of hot debate. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Families battling depression need love, time, understanding

“Depression is the grand imposter-posing as all powerful,” says Dr. Keith Ablow, a psychiatrist and member of the Fox News A-Team. “It can be defeated, every time, if you or the... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Scandals hiding in plain sight

A rash of relatively convoluted, thoroughly unsexy political scandals involving governors is moving through the country. Most of the scandals are pretty hard to follow unless you're paying really... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Attacking Ex-Im now, and SBA next

As I watch some members of Congress attack the U.S. Export-Import Bank, I wonder why they ignore the high price we all would pay for its loss — especially small American businesses. What’s the next target, the Small... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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In our opinion: Perry indictment a concern

The recent felony indictments of Texas Gov. Rick Perry following his use of constitutional veto power is seen by many as what could become a dangerous trend. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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David Blankenhorn: Thrift: Lesson of the 'Pete Pig' campaign relevant today

National Edition

When you were a child, you probably had a piggy bank. Do you wonder who conceived this idea and what made them so popular? One answer, at least in the U.S., is the success of the “Pete... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Letter: West Jordan buyouts

In a very short period of time, West Jordan residents have been placed on the hook for buyouts and severance packages. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Letter: Equalize funding

A recent editorial advocated for public education to provide equal services to children of all income levels, and that this is achieved by finding ways to equalize funding. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

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Charles Krauthammer: The role of a great power — Stopping the worst people on earth

"People like this ultimately fail," Barack Obama said of Foley's murderers. Perhaps. But "ultimately" can be a long way — and thousands of dead — away. The role of a great power, as... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Michael Gerson: No time to lead from behind

Obama remains a rhetorical spectator to events in Iraq and Syria he does not want to own, and that he believes America has a limited ability to influence. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Join the discussion: Is bipartisanship making a comeback?

As the 2016 presidential race inches its way closer, it seems that normal partisan tactics are shifting. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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My view: Let's reserve costly prison beds for dangerous offenders

Utah has an exceptional history and tradition of industry, personal responsibility and support for essential, self-governing institutions, such as faith and the family. It is time to apply these... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: Running to remember those who fell in Guatemala

Six years ago this Sunday, my work colleagues from Focus Services and I boarded a single engine airplane in Guatemala City to fly to a tiny airfield in northeast Guatemala. Ten people, including... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Mary Barker: The real 'Hunger Games' — America's skewed welfare state

"The Hunger Games" takes place in a dystopian future in which child representatives from various districts are forced to fight to the death. Something like this imaginary game is going on when we... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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In our opinion: Most Americans struggling to save something — anything — for their retirement

The bottom line for Americans and their retirement savings — or lack thereof — is that a large number of people face the prospect of living out their years with incomes close to or... Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Letter: Irreparable damage

Enough is enough, The people in Ferguson have taken this way too far. To protest violence with more violence does not make any sense. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Letter: Energy ruse

Let’s talk about air pollution, recycling, conserving water and energy, reusable energy and water and everything we can do to protect the environment; all the things we can do to improve life and culture. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Jay Evensen: Marijuana acceptance will lead to social costs

Washington and Colorado are on the leading edge of a dangerous public policy move that separates getting high from responsible behavior. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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