Food is our best friend and worst enemy. It’s vital for survival, yet it can kill us. Though it’s a great emotional comforter, food can also turn our bodies inside out.
“Even when our national political life seems unsettled and unsettling, we can tend to our state, our cities and our own communities,” writes Carol McNamara.
Any way we can make life more humane and compassionate for those caught up in the criminal justice system will, in the end, benefit society, Nolan Taylor writes.
“I believe I’m ready for the hardest part of all this, and that will be accepting that people will have varied opinions of me,” inmate Brian Wood writes.
Sage, a Clearfield family’s pet, died after someone tortured him. His death both enrages and worries Standard-Examiner readers.
“As with voting rights, I am at a loss trying to understand how an Equal Rights Amendment could hurt this country,” writes Adrienne Andrews of Weber State University.
“I don’t think I’ll last very long in my new section,” inmate Brian Wood writes. “I’ll probably try to go elsewhere, but who knows — I may be getting voted off the island before then.”
“Along with impacting the overall cost of doing business, burdensome regulation hinders the growth and expansion of small businesses and takes up significant time and resources,” writes Rep. Brad Wilson.
“Trump is right,” writes E. Kent Winward. “The Border Patrol needs a big expansion — in oversight and accountability.”