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Israel's lobbies have neo-conned the U.S.

Very few Americans realize the extent that which the United States essentially stands alone in international affairs. Within the last month there have been examples...


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If schools were restaurants

“Imagine running a restaurant where each customer’s order is determined in advance — not by the customer, or even by the chef, but by an...


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Everything about prison is better than jail

Before I came to prison I heard guys say they would rather do 18 months in a prison than a year in jail. I wrote in one of my first columns that I hoped I would...


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Negative campaigning should be eye-opener for Kaysville

Having won and lost elections in Kaysville, I can personally attest to the stresses of a political campaign. In fact, while I loved being a city council member, I...


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It's been an awesome summer for this Top of Utahn

Perfect. That's what July was having just taken the two daughters back to the airport. They, and others, were out for the annual family get-togethers for the 24th....




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'Force of Future' to reward talent, diversity, motherhood

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter next month will be presented with a package of detailed proposals for reshaping military and defense civilian pays, promotions and...


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Republican debate reflections

The 2016 presidential campaign seems different. Traditionally, the Republicans have nominated a known-quantity candidate with extensive government experience. The...


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Don’t get mad, get even

In some situations, it is a good idea to heed this advice — don’t get mad, get even! Don’t stress yourself by getting mad about it, stay calm, and...


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When the educated lose their power of reasoning

I immigrated to this country in 1967 when the USA was envisioned by the rest of the world as a nearly perfect country to live in: best in education, innovation,...


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Relieving the American people of their land

Responding to concerns about President Obama’s recent designation of three new national monuments, first congressional district representative Rob Bishop...


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