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Guest Commentary

Here comes the sun at WSU

In the late 1960s, I was mining the shelves in a public library, and I came across a book titled the Whole Earth Catalog. I was amazed and enchanted. In an era...


Letters

Media lies about candidates who believe in God

Editor, I just read an article on internet by one of the completely out of control media providers that try to fill our heads with lies each day and turn our eyes...


National Commentary

It's a safe time to be a kid in America

Imagine you are 10 years old and being led, along with your 6-year-old sibling, into the back seat of a police cruiser. The police promise to take you home to your...


Standard Deviations

Military's hemp ban raises all sorts of reefer-maddening

Dude. I can’t even begin to pretend to understand the subtle — or perhaps not-so-subtle, depending upon which side of the debate you’re on...


Our View

Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Utah for bucking the national trend and showing an increase in minority enrollment at its state colleges. Granted the overall numbers are low, but...




Guest Commentary

Prayer Day needed now more than ever

The dairy industry has an advertising campaign that features a celebrity with a “milk-mustache” asking the question –“Got Milk?” It...


Guest Commentary

Market based solution for water shortages in Utah

In July 14, 2013 I wrote an online blog for Standard Examiner, “Under-pricing of water in Utah”, in which I suggested that Utah Division of Water should...


Our View

Our View: Nation needs its tax collectors

“Should five per cent appear too small Be thankful I don't take it all.“ -- George Harrison, from the song “Taxman“ From the Bible to the...


National Commentary

Hillary Clinton for America? Why?

Hillary's all in for 2016. Whoopee. She officially arrived last Sunday — but not in the flesh. She announced her decision with a low-key tweet and a two-...


Letters

Satanic secret combinations behind free trade agreements

America’s “Free trade” agreements/partnerships between nations are promoted as a means of creating great economic prosperity for...


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Our View: Altice wise to plead guilty

More female police officers, more female prosecutors and more female judges may be factors contributing to more female teachers being charged, prosecuted and...