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It’s time to stop protecting death row inmate

The protests began before the hearing took place. A Utah judge finally signed an execution warrant for Ronnie Lee Gardner and set June 18 as the day for him to be killed by a firing squad. Predictably, outside the hearing … Continue reading

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A proposal that could save us from government health care

I mowed my lawn for the first time this year. In the midst of walking mindless rectangles while mutilating helpless plants for purely aesthetic purposes, I had an epiphany that could resolve the health care crisis. Before I explain my … Continue reading

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Chicken liberators are a bit misguided

Undoubtedly unnoticed by most people last week was a story about some animal rights activists that liberated 72 chickens from a Utah County poultry farm. The group that claimed responsibility for taking the chickens stated they were taken to a … Continue reading

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Tattoos a bad idea for bad guys

I am not a criminal mastermind. While I have high regard and respect for law officers I find that my life is less stressful if I do not have to interact with them in a professional capacity. So I’ve noticed … Continue reading

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Fees for boat/trailer registration seem ridiculous

The accompanying picture shows my boat. It might not be impressive to those of you who like fast, curvy ski boats, but it is the craft of my dreams. Like most states, Utah requires that boats must be registered and … Continue reading

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Utah politics offers drama and excitement

Thrill seekers—people who enjoy high risk activities—have something new to try. Forget about hang gliding, bungee jumping or rock climbing. The new Utah sport that causes participants’ stomachs to churn and their hearts to race with fear is being a … Continue reading

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A simple plan to reduce education costs

Anytime cuts in education spending are mentioned, there is an assumption that children and teachers will suffer. While that might be the case with across-the-board reductions, there are selective ways to reduce costs. One that is never mentioned is for … Continue reading

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