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  • Washington Post Op-ed: Trump’s anti-LGBT Army secretary nominee thinks veterans like me have ‘a disease’
    Like Mark Green — President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of the Army — I served my country in uniform. I was proud to be an infantry officer a...
    Updated Apr 23 2017 11:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Washington Post Editorial: No border wall. No government shut-down.
    Remember how President Donald Trump was going to construct a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico — paid for by Mexico? There’s ...
    Updated Apr 23 2017 07:33 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  Tribune file photo)   Judge Thomas Low is seen here in a December 13, 2011, file photo. Tribune Op-ed: Judge’s controversial ruling just makes him more human
    The media and others are outraged about a recent criminal case; but not about the sentence meted out by Judge Thomas Low. Instead the pitchforks and t...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Dana Milbank: Where is Trump’s ‘armada’? Apparently, wherever Fox News says it is.
    WASHINGTON • The USS Carl Vinson, 1,100 feet long, has a displacement of 97,000 tons and sails with two nuclear reactors and about 60 aircraft. It’s e...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 06:00 pm   |     |   Share


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  • (| Courtesy Photo)    George Will George F. Will: The ‘Oh, never mind’ president
    WASHINGTON • In his first annual message to Congress, John Quincy Adams, among the most experienced and intellectually formidable presidents, warned l...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 06:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tribune Op-ed: For some of us, rejecting bigotry is natural and moral
    I read several times the commentary by John Gustav-Wrathall (“Bridging the chasm between LGBT and Mormon,” Tribune, April 10) in which he questions o...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Howard Lehman Op-ed: Will the U.S. decline under Trump’s leadership?
    Do all great powers decline? If the past is any indication, the answer is yes. But when they decline and how they decline depends on the leadership of...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Don Gale: Remembering how Will Rogers made a difference
    When I was a youngster in the 1930s and ’40s, The Salt Lake Tribune carried a short column called “Will Rogers Says.” Obviously, Rogers’ comments were...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tribune Op-ed: Measure learning differently to dramatically increase student achievement
    “Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted.” — Albert Einstein The time has come for the state of Uta...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tribune Op-ed: China lobby link undermines Tribune series
    Only a few days after the Tribune’s much-deserved Pulitzer Prize for local reporting, you have disappointed by allowing a well-known People’s Republic...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tribune Op-ed: Why we need to remember two people from Kenya
    When my great-great-grandmother Elizabeth Patterson arrived in the Salt Lake Valley from Scotland there was no time to build a home before the cold se...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Derek Monson: UTA’s ethics problems show crony capitalism in economic development
    The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) has hit another rough patch. UTA’s exemption from federal prosecution and its board chairman’s comment that it lifted...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tribune Op-ed: What’s more conservative than reverence for the Earth?
    Earlier in February, the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to head the EPA on a largely party line vote. Both Utah senators, Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee, vot...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com
    “It is pretty easy to have explosive growth when your primary product is fraud.” — Smonster commenting on the April 20 sltrib.com article, “Utah’s f...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 02:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • Colbert I. King: We’re not teaching the A-B-C’s of civics. That’s a problem.
    He proposed a religious test on immigration, promised to “open up” U.S. libel laws and revoked press credentials of critical reporters. He called for ...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Eugene Robinson: It’s time to pull the plug on repeal-and-replace
    WASHINGTON • House Republicans are apparently ready for yet another attempt to snatch health insurance away from constituents who need it. Someone sho...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 11:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Tribune Op-ed: Modern society demands excellence in education
    Our Schools Now has created a buzz in Utah not just about education funding, but also tax policy. Regrettably, some have become focused on tax structu...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 08:54 am   |     |   Share
  • George Pyle: Thank God we’re making some changes on The Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Board
    “Thank God you’re here, Pyle!” That used to be a favored greeting directed at me and other Salt Lake Tribune staffers, at least among some of the old...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 11:25 am   |     |   Share
  • Holly Richardson: Sometimes hope appears as a stuffed animal
    Adnan and his wife, Amena, had a life they enjoyed, with people that they loved in Aleppo, Syria. Adnan, an interior designer, his wife a cosmetologis...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 05:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Jonathan Capehart: Working-class whites can’t handle their status as ‘the new minority’
    “Racism motivated Trump voters more than authoritarianism.” That was the you-don’t-say headline on an April 17 Monkey Cage analysis by Thomas Wood of ...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 09:12 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  Tribune file photo)   Rep. Jason Chaffetz has announced he will not seek re-election. Jennifer Rubin: Getting out was Rep. Chaffetz’s only good option
    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he will not run for reelection to his House seat in 2...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 05:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • Washington Post Editorial: The March for Science could save lives
    When Ebola began to spread in West Africa in December 2013, it was invisible. A 2-year-old who had been playing near a bat-filled tree in southeastern...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • Dana Milbank: The Supreme Court jumps into a playground fight over a phony war on religion
    WASHINGTON • Before he joined the Supreme Court a decade ago, John Roberts proclaimed what he called “the cardinal rule of judicial restraint: If it i...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 06:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Margaret Sullivan: ‘Be brave’: Bill O’Reilly’s downfall teaches a wonderful lesson to working women
    Gretchen Carlson filed suit against Roger Ailes last summer — and started an avalanche. Less than 10 months later, two of the most powerful men in med...
    Updated Apr 20 2017 11:59 am   |     |   Share