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The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com

Published August 3, 2013 1:01 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

"We need to stop subsidizing corn and other grains and start subsidizing fruits and vegetables if we're to have any chance of making headway against the obesity epidemic."

— colorado_transplant

commenting on the July 30 Tribune editorial, "School lunch: Don't give up on healthy foods"

"Actually, we should probably just not subsidize anything. There is always the law of unintended consequences to deal with when you start trying to steer the market and manipulate people into doing what whichever 'party' happens to be in power at the moment thinks is 'right.'"

— Aggie86

commenting on the above comment

"I'd give them twice the tax increase they're asking for if management (all of them) were forced to ride TRAX and the bus. Because, within a week, the system would start to work."

— RomeoDriver

commenting on the July 29 Tribune editorial, "UTA's tax plans: Agency needs an image makeover"

"Out-of-state visitors who've experienced the joy of Utah's zany liquor policies learn that the best thing to do when visiting UT is to BYOB."

— SLSmitty

commenting on the July 31 Sean P. Means column, "No one can fight DABC's legal booze racket"

"Guns, yes. Cameras, no. Republican freedom."

— Stink-(I)

commenting on the July 31 Trib Talk, "What is Utah's "ag-gag" law and is it constitutional?"

"What's most astounding is, Mormons want governments to define marriage for them. My how things change."

— Utah 101

commenting on the July 29 sltrib.com article, "Slight majority of Americans favor nationwide gay marriage"