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Letter: Enjoy Utah Lake before making up minds on project

Utah residents concerned about the proposed Utah Lake restoration project – cleaning up lake pollution and building manmade islands covered with homes – might consider doing two things: First, do some online research: check the report from Brigham Young University about the ...

Letter: Church and state in Utah  

It is remarkable to me how far Utah’s citizens go to show disrespect for the civil law of the nation and state. One recent example among many is Senator Mike Lee’s blind mistrust of our 245-year-old electoral law and process.    I think a good part of Utahns’ behavior can be traced to ...

Harrop: Ukraine is our war and Biden our wartime president

We and our allies are in a war to save civilization. Fortunately for us, Ukrainians are doing the fighting. Russian President Vladimir Putin's barbaric assault on Ukraine has awakened Europe to the reality that he is truly evil and could continue his march westward. It is no coincidence that ...

Guest opinion: The danger of unchecked populism

The parlance of contemporary politics often connects the idea of populism to one of the most famous utterances of Abraham Lincoln, that government should be “of the people, by the people, (and) for the people.” However, Lincoln’s words reflect the idea of popular sovereignty more than ...

Charen: How to disarm the crazies

There is probably no easy cure for the Marjorie Taylor Greene phenomenon. She's a repellent clown whose presence on the national stage has yielded nothing but degradation — except for the guffaw she afforded us when denouncing Nancy Pelosi's "Gazpacho police." And she has lots of company. ...