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Guest Commentary

Richard Richards Institute for Ethics announces ethical

I remember listening as a youngster to my teacher at Polk School tell us about how Abraham Lincoln, while working as a store clerk in New Salem, Illinois, walked...


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The new Republican agenda

During the last legislative session, the Republican-controlled Utah House of Representatives rose to a new level of arrogance and absurdity that even surpasses its...


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James Webb, our wars and peace

Former United States Senator James Webb, D.-Va., has declared for the Democratic Party nomination for president. He formally announced on July 2, just before the...


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The historic day that gay marriage was made legal merits a

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among...


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U.S. intelligence blunders go on

“Unacceptable,” is how President François Hollande of France describes current revelations regarding extensive spying by the United States...




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Doctor skills factor in plan to streamline inpatient care

The number of surgeries and other inpatient procedures done on base by military physicians trails the inpatient workloads of private sector peers by wide margins,...


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An American patriot

Independence Day 70 years ago, Ernest G. “Son” King celebrated the 4th of July holiday with his wife Helen, daughter Melanie and year old son Mike at...


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Hatch legislation is good news for Hill Air Force Base

Historically, a source of great frustration for Hill Air Force Base’s depot maintenance professionals is the fact that the weapon systems they maintain have...


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Gay marriage ruling is a conservative, limited-government result

Like many of you, I have struggled with my emotions the last few years as the debate over same sex marriage has unfolded. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, I...


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Partisanship overcomes voters’ economic self-interest

A significant number of Americans faced severe hardships during the recession of 2007-08 due to loss of jobs and homes. Many also suffered from the loss of their...


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