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Our View: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up: To the U.S. Supreme Court, for its wise majority decision to retain national health care exchanges for persons using the Affordable Care Act. Despite a...


National Commentary

Why the digital onslaught didn't destroy TV

Within a year, Netflix will have more viewers than any of the three broadcast networks, a couple of analysts at FBR Capital Markets predicted this week. There are...


National Commentary

The president's public mistake

President Barack Obama’s wide-ranging review of U.S. policy toward the taking of hostages abroad has resulted in some useful adjustments in government...


Our View

Our View: If you are being abused, get help

The murder of three persons, a young wife and her children, 2 and 6, reportedly by her husband, also the youngsters’ father, shook this community. To perhaps...


Guest Commentary

Senate votes to end hide-the-food-stamps-game stateside

The Senate has voted to end a special food allowance stateside that was conceived 14 years ago primarily to avoid more news reports of military families using food...




Guest Commentary

Greece and the European Union

The intense conflict between the European Union (EU) led by Germany and heavily indebted Greece continues. On June 22, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed...


National Commentary

A gay-rights decision for the ages

This one is for the ages. Justice Anthony Kennedy's opinion for the U.S. Supreme Court announcing a right to gay marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges will take its...


National Commentary

Why is banning Confederate flag the response to Charleston

Political scientist Hans Noel, at Mischiefs of Faction, adds to what we’ve learned this week about why the removal of Confederate flags and other symbolism...


Letters

Chief: Letter's claims on Kaysville crosswalk enforcement false

Editor, Regarding the letter “Police sting operation fails reasonable test;” I agree wholeheartedly with author’s stance on the role of police in...


National Commentary

Roberts rightly looks to health-care law's intent

Chief Justice John Roberts just saved the Affordable Care Act — again. If you’re feeling déjà vu, you’re not alone. As he did...


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Our View: No excuse for rape kits backlog

There is no excuse for the substantial rape kit backlog in the Top of Utah, with some kits going untested for more than 15 years. For example, in Ogden, there...


Like it or not, same-sex marriage ruling all about love

After reading quite a few reactions to Friday’s Supreme Court decision allowing same-sex marriages throughout the land, the piece I most identify with comes...