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Taiwan reconfirms equality as well as democracy

US Taiwan

A woman will be the next president of Taiwan, whichever party wins the election next January. On July 19, the governing Kuomintang Party (KMT) selected Hung Hsiu-chu as presidential candidate. The...

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VA chief counterpunches over 'community care' costs

The Veterans Choice, Access and Accountability Act of 2014, which Congress rushed to pass last summer to address a patient wait-time scandal at dozens of VA...


Guest Commentary

Taiwan reconfirms equality as well as democracy

A woman will be the next president of Taiwan, whichever party wins the election next January. On July 19, the governing Kuomintang Party (KMT) selected Hung Hsiu-...


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'Go Set a Watchman' is trifling compared to 'Mockingbird'

Those who revere “Atticus Finch” of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” can take solace from Lee’s “Go Set...


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Correcting the BIG mistake in public education

It may come as a surprise to many people that America has 50 government-controlled public education systems that are built on a false, low estimate of human...


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Britain’s election surprise — and challenges

LONDON — The national election in Britain in May provided a devastating defeat to public opinion polls as well as political parties. The Conservative...




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Rethinking the death penalty

State Rep. Paul Ray of Clearfield has proposed that the state of Utah should execute people who are guilty of child-sex trafficking. Rep. Ray feels that those who...


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Tread lightly on regulation of short-term rentals, Ogden

A recent issue of Inc. Magazine lists Airbnb as their 2014 Company of the Year. With over 800,000 listings worldwide and over 10 million rentals just in the past...


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Vet groups: don't act on aging of 'IU' claimants

Representatives of The American Legion and Disabled American Veterans have warned lawmakers to reject calls to impose an age ceiling or other new cost control on VA...


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Courts created most rights and liberties

There are two very differing views of how U.S. citizens received their liberties. The first view is largely derived from notions found in the Declaration of...


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Military hospitals to seek more challenging patient mix

The Department of Defense will ask Congress for new authorities to funnel more challenging cases into military treatment facilities, a move aimed at sustaining...


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