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Franks: The woes of Biden, caused by Biden

President Joe Biden has taken the Democrat Party to new lows. The Dems have lost fourteen points in 12 months in a recent Gallop poll on who the American people want to run the country. Biden's and Vice President Kamala Harris' polling numbers are at historic lows for this time in their ...

Letter: Republican leaders do not honor Dr. King

Millions of Americans joined together on Monday to honor the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. Here in Ogden, the local chapter of the NAACP organized a march and event with hundreds participating. Yet at this very moment every single Republican member of the House and Senate stands ...

Letter: A Republican’s response to Leonard Pitts

Recent national commentary by Leonard Pitts Jr., as printed in the Standard-Examiner on Tuesday, Jan. 18, is interesting and enlightening to some degree. Mr. Pitts offers several quotes ascribed to Martin Luther King that show Dr. King to have been in favor of replacing our current democracy ...

Letter: Rep. Wilcox mum on racial disparity questions

I spent the morning of Martin Luther King day reflecting on his life and accomplishments by listening to the “Community Spread” podcast, where a local black poet, Schkyra Mourning, read Dr. King’s famous letter from a Birmingham jail. Scrolling through social media that day, I saw many ...

Stossel: Evil Florida

Omicron spreads. The media say, "Governments must act!" Many have, bringing back mask mandates and closing schools. Do these rules work? No. My new video shows why Florida's approach is better. Gov. Ron DeSantis ended pandemic restrictions last spring and refuses to impose new ones. "The ...

Guest op-ed: How much is it?

I love the old mystery authors like Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers. These stories take place in England during the time when the money system used pounds, shillings and pence. For some reason, this abbreviates to LSD, not PSP, but trust me, LSD makes a whole lot more sense. In these books, ...

Armstrong: Webb Telescope worth the investment

With the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), launched last Christmas and soon to reach its final orbit almost 900,000 miles from Earth, I’m seeing the culmination of an astronomer’s dream: the next great telescope exploring to the very edge of the known universe. NASA has been working on ...

Lowry: Biden disgraces himself

Well, it looks like we're headed for autocracy, then. In his wisdom, Joe Biden decided to declare in his Georgia voting speech that there's a crisis in our democracy that can only be fixed if the Senate filibuster is eliminated to rapidly pass two sweeping Democratic voting bills on narrow ...

Letter: Governor should be doing more during COVID crisis

When Governor Cox was first elected to office, I was so pleased to see that he respected the science of Health and worked to combat our COVID crisis. However, as the months of this Pandemic have continued, our numbers heightened and Utah has been in the top five states for high COVID numbers ...