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Hatch's hypocrisy on the deficit, Republican tax bill is disgusting

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This is my response to the vote by Sen. Orrin Hatch on the latest tax measure in Congress: Sen....

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No, Jesus wouldn't have baked a wedding cake for a gay couple

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Mark Saal recently editorialized on the case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple (”Columnist finds it sad that baker, same-sex couple have reached this point,” Dec. 3). I would like to comment on Saal’s statement that Jesus would have baked...


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South Ogden moves vet by beginning meeting with Pledge of Allegiance

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I had the opportunity to attend a public hearing at South Ogden City Offices with the mayor and some of the city council members. It wasn’t a public forum, but the mayor and members gave us a chance to express ourselves on an issue concerning our city. But that’s not the real reason I...


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Hatch's hypocrisy on the deficit, Republican tax bill is disgusting

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This is my response to the vote by Sen. Orrin Hatch on the latest tax measure in Congress: Sen. Hatch, we just spent eight years listening to you criticize the horrible federal deficit and debt and how they were destroying the nation, mortgaging the future, and generally a result of the job-killing,...


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Utahns saw Trump was evil and voted for him anyway because he's a Republican

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With the guilty plea by former National Security Advisor MIchael Flynn and the potential incrimination of his superiors, we should begin talking about what this almost certainly means – our primary adversary colluded with the Trump campaign to affect our election. This is unprecedented and...


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Trump is promoting hate and fear, and Republicans love it

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Early Wednesday morning, Trump was up retweeting anti-Muslim videos originating from an ultra- right Nazi-leaning party in Britain. Most suggest these videos are either staged or fake. His 44 million followers on Twitter are eating this up. Republicans have hit a new low cheering on Trump while he...


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What the world needs now is love, not hate

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It only takes a moment to watch the evening news and see the hatred that exists in the world. In a generation where four-letter words are commonplace in almost every facet of life, so is the four-letter word “hate.” Many of humanity’s actions have a root cause in hatred and it has...


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Second Amendment was written for a different time

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I often wonder how the Second Amendment might have been worded in 1791 if our founding fathers could have looked into a crystal ball to see modern guns and how easily they are acquired by almost any mentally unbalanced individual, as well as “normal” people who sometimes can’t...


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Liberals are marching in the streets, demanding socialism

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President Trump pulled out of the Paris climate pact because it required the U.S. to reduce its emissions by half while allowing China to double its emissions of and India to increase its emissions by nine times. Get it? Liberals believe owning a firearm is a sign of mental illness and say guns...


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Why the sudden surge in sexual misconduct accusations?

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The current surge, perhaps a tsunami, of allegations of sexual misconduct causes me to wonder if we are on the verge of a moral reformation or an endless chain of revelations of bad behavior. The floodgates have burst and women are coming forward with stories of sexual abuse in Congress, the media...


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We should be following the military's lead on fossil fuels

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During a recent Citizens’ Climate Lobby monthly meeting, retired United States Air Force Maj. Gen. Rick Devereaux outlined some of the efforts our military is taking to reduce fossil fuel consumption on the front lines. Did you know it costs over $400 per gallon of fuel delivered to the...


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