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Guest Commentary

Obamacare, all lies and economic subterfuge

Beginning in July 2012 and running through February 2014, the Standard-Examiner published the following five guest opinion pieces I wrote which described what I...


Sports , Staff Columns

Fast Freddy isn't just a RE-builder, he's a WE-builder

Inside Northern Utah’s high school football community, Fred Fernandes has a reputation as a program rebuilder, the prep equivalent of a Bill Parcells, for...


National Commentary

JFK's restless ghost

Bad vibrations, as hip types used to say way back in the 1960s. The president of the United States travels to Texas to mitigate factional strife in his Democratic...


National Commentary

On immigration, your move, GOP

At a stroke, President Barack Obama will protect, at least for the remainder of his term, more than 4 million illegal immigrants from the threat of deportation. He...


Letters

Does GOP Congress really want to deport parents?

Editor, Will the new Republican Congress start working on a constitutional amendment removing automatic citizenship from anybody born on U.S. soil? Because that is...




Letters

Ambulance service too expensive

Editor, I have lived in Sunset for 50 years. The results of an incident which happened several months ago made me decide to make the citizens of Sunset aware of...


National Commentary

Republicans can trump Obama's bad immigration plan

Let’s be clear: The executive action President Barack Obama is scheduled to announce Thursday night isn’t a real fix for the broken U.S. immigration...


Recreation , Staff Columns

Conserve water, preserve recreation

When I was working on one of my first environmental stories at the Standard-Examiner, I had an interview with Scott Paxman at the Weber Conservancy District. The...


Our View

Our View: Bishop, Chaffetz move on up

As expected, longtime Top of Utah representative to the U.S. House, Rob Bishop, was named chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee. It’s a top-level...


National Commentary

For liberals, it's a Keystone copout

Building the Keystone XL pipeline, to speed the flow of crude from Canada’s oil sands to refineries in Texas, would be “game over for the climate...


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Our View: WSU football takes its lumps

It’s been a rough season for the Weber State University Wildcats football team. Despite its seemingly annual last-weeks-of-the-season revival, the 2-9 team,...


Nobody wants to see how the turkey is made

You know the old saying about nobody wanting to see how the sausage is made? Turns out, that goes double for the Thanksgiving Butterball. I made the mistake of...