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In Trump vs. Clinton, voters faced with choosing the lesser of two evils

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Conventional wisdom says that a vote for the lesser of two evils is still a vote for evil; this...

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Andrew Jackson was a disgrace who had no place on the front of the $20 bill

It is about time they replaced Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Finally, the outcry has been heard. The slave owner and murderer of Native Americans is a disgrace to our nation. Jackson created the “spoils system,” which corrupts our government by appointing friends to positions instead...


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Republicans need to allow a vote on Supreme Court nominee

For the past seven-plus years, the Republicans have done their best to disrupt all that the Democratic Party was trying to do to reverse the problems were created during the past administration’s time in office. They tried to make Barack Obama a “one-term president,” fought the...


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Claim that Gochnour was bullied "both misinformed and wrongheaded"

The Standard-Examiner’s April 24 editorial,


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In Trump vs. Clinton, voters faced with choosing the lesser of two evils

Conventional wisdom says that a vote for the lesser of two evils is still a vote for evil; this applies to the 2016 presidential campaign and our apparent choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Many people see politics as evil or crooked. In Trump’s case, he’s seen as evil in...


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Get rid of the Old Testament? That's where many of Jesus's teachings originated

There is a very wise rule that states, “Never argue religion or politics.” Both are full of metaphors, allegories, and interpretations. In her April 21 letter, “We don’t need churches; we just need the New Testament,” (Apr. 21), Alasun Geddes suggests we get rid of the...


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We all share responsibility for the health of our planet

Virtually all faiths agree that humans have a moral responsibility to care for our planet. When climate scientist and evangelical Christian Dr. Katherine Hayhoe visited Utah last year, she inspired many Utahns to address this critical problem. The Interfaith Climate Change Statement encourages...


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FBI sets a dangerous precedent by breaking into iPhone

What would your response be if you were informed that your iPhone’s information could be accessed without your consent? In a recent course of events that should have every American protesting, the FBI “demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of...


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We don't need churches; we just need the New Testament

I’m writing again because my last letter was misunderstood and twisted (“Jesus wants us to reject everything except the New Testament,” Feb. 15). I am a married mother of two and have been out of witchcraft eight years. The witchcraft really tore up my family. I came to Jesus five...


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Unfair political system protects lawmakers and their retirement packages

While the Standard-Examiner received criticism for its article about double and triple retirements, I for one appreciated it (“Latest employment deal gave Dee another retirement package,” April 11). It’s the same unfair political system that protects lawmakers and their good-old...


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McKitrick a deserving winner of the S-E's Standard of Excellence Award

Thumbs up and congratulations to the Standard-Examiner for honoring reporter Cathy McKitrick with the Standard of Excellence Award. Cathy’s consistently excellent writing first caught my attention to bylines of local news articles. Now I pay attention to bylines to see where the news is...


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