Sanders' 'Medicare for all' may be good politics, but it's bad policy

Sanders Health Overhaul

“Americans might love what Sanders offers in the way of more benefits for more people. What...


Confederate statues never should've been allowed

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To attempt to equate the bomb damage in London left by the Nazis during the Second World War and the Civil War statues honoring a failed attempt to overthrow the government of the United States of America is insanity (”America shouldn't be in the business of taking down statues,” D....

National Commentary

Tribalism's dangerous triumph in America

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“We need the spirit of Abraham Lincoln and Nelson Mandela in our politics, which is essentially to call for a miracle,” writes Michael Gerson.

Standard Deviations

Equifax offers us protection, but who'll protect us from the protectors?

Equifax Cyberattack

Sure, the consumer credit reporting agency coughed up the personal info of 143 million Americans. But hey, at least they’re offering us their “complimentary” services to guard the data they should have kept safe in the first place.

National Commentary

Lawmakers are finding ways to shut down civil asset forfeiture

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Civil asset forfeiture was adopted with good intentions. But it’s become a racket, and it needs to end

Guest Commentary

Philosophically speaking, a college education is a great value

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Jeff Steagall provides four tips to make college “a truly transformative experience.”


Celebrate Constitution Week

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Ten years after signing the Declaration of Independence, our Founding Fathers created the Constitution of the United States, which historians have called the greatest single document written by man. The framers of the Constitution combined the best political ideas of the past with an improved...

Behind Bars

Behind Bars: Failure doesn't have to be a permanent part of a felon's life

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“Coming to prison makes one feel like a failure, naturally and justifiably so. By most definitions of the word, we lose the ability to be successful,” Behind Bars columnist Brian Wood writes this week. 

National Commentary

Saving Obamacare is still the priority

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“What the country cannot afford is to go backward, which is where Sens. Graham and Cassidy would move us,” writes E.J. Dionne.

Our View

Who deserves praise and criticism this week in Northern Utah?

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This week’s topics: The F-16, robocalls, the North Ogden skate park and the New Orleans law firm representing Utah in its public lands fight.

National Commentary

Trump hits the wall

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“Donald Trump's signature pledge to build a border wall, aka The Wall, is diminishing almost by the hour,” writes Rich Lowry.

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