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

Published September 21, 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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated.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.

"The only thing that matters is that the friends of the legislators get rich. That is the sole motivating force behind any of this. The move will happen because nothing trumps the greed of those elected to 'serve' in the capitol."

— Newcastle

commenting on the Sept. 19 Tribune editorial, "Prison question: Would a new one really be better?" which questioned the proposal to move the Utah State Prison from Draper to a rural area

"Sounds like a bunch of people with their panties in a bunch, airing their dirty laundry."

— double_negative

commenting on the Sept. 18 sltrib.com article, "Utah Undie Run rescheduled — to Mormon conference weekend"

"Businesses only value life when slapped hard and frequently for killing people."

— SkyUtah1

commenting on the Sept. 18 sltrib.com article, "Engineering firm fined for role in Crandall Canyon tragedy"

"If Bishop would tune into Duck Dynasty he would know wetlands matter. Let's dump him in a Louisiana swamp so he can understand the natural world better, not the make-believe fantasy land in his head where he now resides."

— Thefuzz123

commenting on the Sept. 19 sltrib.com article, "Rep. Bishop blasts feds on West Davis freeway"

"Even if Obamacare turns out to be the disaster that its critics contend, the cost of trying it out and then repealing it will be far less than the cost of causing a default on U.S. government debt. Why are Republicans so eager to cut off their nose to spite their face?"

— SuperEllipsoid

commenting on the Sept. 19 Gail Collins column, "House Republicans fight World War O"

"Now, if only someone can come up with a product that will make someone want to wash their hands."

— MrsDogood

commenting on the Sept. 17 sltrib.com article, "BYU acting student makes a splash shilling odor-masking Poo~Pourri"