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Letter: Bipartisan solutions for universal problems

Partisan approaches to climate action have not been working as illustrated by the bold attempts made last year by the Democratic party that failed. We need non-partisan leadership on climate — someone who puts country before party and understands we can longer play around the edges on this ...

Letter: Disappointed in attorney over driver’s charges

I read the article in the May 13 issue of the Herald regarding the charging of the suspect in the Eagle Mountain traffic crash in which two little boys were killed. David Leavitt decided on his own to charge the suspect with two second degree felonies. I then referenced the May 4 issue of the ...

Letter: Provo — A punitive, unprepared city

Tuesday night should have been a celebration in Provo — for the individuals graduating from Provo High, their families, the school and school district, and the city in general. A job well done! But the city went out of their way to mar the event and remind attendees that the city and its ...

Goldberg: Why do Democrats and Republicans agree on Ukraine aid?

During the 2020 campaign, Joe Biden was outspoken in his desire to "revive the spirit of bipartisanship in this country." On May 15, Politico reported that, at the urging of many advisers, Biden had mostly given up on working with the GOP, which he purportedly now "views as an existential ...

Guest opinion: Affecting change in the US Senate

The Preamble to the Constitution references our founders' purposes in forming a more perfect Union: establishing justice, insuring domestic tranquility, providing for common defense, promoting the general welfare, and securing the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. A more ...

Lowry: Don’t be penny-wise on Ukraine

Populist critics have gone after the new $40 billion in aid to Ukraine hammer and tongs. Donald Trump has complained that we are sending billions to Ukraine "yet America's parents are struggling to even feed their children." Republican Sen. Josh Hawley calls the assistance "unfocused ...

Reich: What you need to know about the anti-democracy movement

Decades ago, America's wealthy backed a Republican establishment that believed in fiscal conservatism, anti-communism, and constitutional democracy. But today's billionaire class is pushing a radically anti-democratic agenda for America — backing Trump's lie that the 2020 election was stolen, ...

Buchanan: Quo Vadis, Mother Russia?

"The demise of the Soviet Union was the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century," said Russia's new ruler Vladimir Putin in his 2005 state of the nation address. "As for the Russian people," Putin went on, "it became a genuine tragedy. Tens of millions of our fellow citizens and ...