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In our opinion: U.S. Supreme Court delivers its second marriage message

For the second time in seven months, the Supreme Court of the United States has been forced to weigh in.

Join the discussion: Should Americans be worried about the newest NSA revelations?

Ordinary Internet users far outnumbered terror suspects in the NSA surveillance operation, according to The Washington Post. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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My view: The most famous person born in Utah

As you can see, it is a tough call to name the most famous person in Utah, but if I had to choose “the most famous” one: Butch Cassidy. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Michael Gerson: Conservative success and the recovery of a conservative temperament

A party that is genuinely excited about conservative anti-poverty proposals, the child tax credit and other reforms — rather than impeachment and the abolition of modern government —... Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Taxpayers are big winners in TARP

TARP was, and still is, broadly misunderstood, and its positive outcome isn’t widely known. Most people don’t know that just this week, the largest remaining bank in TARP repaid its... Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Letter: Spreading energy

We must create incentives for businesses to use and research alternative energy. A carbon tax in America can help stop global warming around the world without the difficulties of international politics. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Letter: Going back

I am truly amazed and disconcerted at how far we, as a nation, have drifted from that conceived and established by our Founders in 1776. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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David Blankenhorn: Legalizing casinos: Jobs have nothing to do with it

Whenever it comes to defending casinos and pushing for more of them, the theme of “jobs” is invariably front and center. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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The cost of attending college: Is it a need or a want?

Current discourse about student loan debt and the cost of a college education fail in my opinion to really help the student and their family decide how to best finance sending the student to a good... Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Charles Krauthammer: The immigration no-brainer: Come illegally, eventually be allowed to stay

The immigration nightmare will continue until the Central American exception is eliminated and the law is enforced. The only question is: How long until Obama is forced to do the obvious? Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Vote suppressors find alternative means to achieve objectives

While we no longer burn buses or torture activists, it may not be entirely because the country has changed, but rather because those who would suppress the vote have learned to achieve their... Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Join the discussion: How should the U.S. respond to child immigrants?

About 52,000 unaccompanied children from several Central American countries have crossed the U.S. border and entered American custody since October, according to NPR. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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In our opinion: Several European programs offer hope through solutions for religious extremism

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Programs are helping young Muslims recognize that radical variants of Islam are not the only available outlets for religious engagement. These welcome efforts demonstrate that an ounce of... Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Dan Liljenquist: Fuel freedom: Fostering a new market for natural gas is clear win

I agree with and fully support Fuel Freedom’s efforts to foster a new market for natural-gas-based high-ethanol-blend fuel. Such a development would be a clear win for consumers, our... Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Letter: Help all students

The effect on special-needs students with severe cognitive impairments has not received sufficient attention in Common Core. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Robert J. Samuelson: The highway fuss: How much to spend is a judgment call

It's time for a primer on the Highway Trust Fund, which looms as the next battle in Congress' unending budget wars. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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My view: It is time for lawmakers to stop stalling with Medicaid

Can Utah’s legislature, in good conscience, continue to stall on this Medicaid? I ask that Speaker Lockhart, legislative leadership and the entire legislature address this issue in the prompt... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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In our opinion: Caution is necessary when Utah transit projects engage in the practice of eminent domain

It is important to address issues of private property, just compensation and public use in a careful manner. Public entities must always exercise extreme caution when seeking to use this sweeping... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Letter: Serving Americans

Those who would claim to be our civil servants need to understand that they serve all Americans, not just those with whom they agree. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Letter: Teaching about food

It is entirely possible that children learn to eat the foods they do not like. An understanding of proper nutrition is so lacking in our nation. We need all the help we can get to improve our nutrition. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Letter: Core teaching

Current policies often focus on the dynamics of reading and math, but if children view these subjects only as rote duties, it is unlikely that they will develop a love of reading or a desire to expand their horizons. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Richard Davis: Is it time for another constitutional convention?

Overall, a second constitutional convention is worth serious consideration. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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In our opinion: GM recall may begin to suggest a company living up to its past accomplishments

General Motors has long been viewed as a symbol of American industrial prowess. Its handling of the recall issue may begin to suggest that the company is living up to prior accomplishments. Read more »

July 8, 2014

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