Opinion

Expanding Nordic Valley? Sure. But why not just open ‘Roy: The Ski Resort’?

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Nordic Valley is one of four Utah ski resorts that get the lowest amount of annual snowfall....

Editorial

Jim Jordan, Brett Kavanaugh and Guilt by association

Star Parker

First it was Republican Congressman Jim Jordan. Now it's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. These men are considered guilty by association for being in proximity of wrongdoing that took place almost 30 years ago. Allegedly, Jordan took no action as a young assistant wrestling coach regarding...


Editorial

Trump Failed to Demonstrate Leadership with Putin

One of the Obama administration's greatest foreign-policy missteps was the failed "reset" button it attempted to hit with Vladimir Putin's Russia. President Donald Trump's meeting with Putin in Helsinki this week, and the calamitous press conference that followed, was far worse. Instead of a reset...


Editorial

How to stop Trump's lie machine

Robert Reich

As the political season heats up, Donald Trump is ramping up his lies through three amplifiers: his rallies, Fox News and his Twitter account. The three function as a big propaganda machine. According to the Fact Checker's database, the average daily rate of Trump's false or misleading claims is...


Editorial

Banning Straws

John Stossel

Want to sip a refreshing beverage this summer? If environmental zealots and sycophants get their way, you won't be allowed to sip it through a plastic straw. Actress Nina Nelson and other celebrities made a video claiming that plastic straws kill sea life: "In the USA alone, over 500 million straws...


Editorial

Pruitt, not policies, the problem at EPA

Ethanol Rally Pruitt

Bad politicians do not translate automatically to bad policy. Scott Pruitt was not an acceptable administrator of President Donald Trump’s environmental policies — but that does not mean Trump should change them. It appears the president has no intention of altering course. Pruitt...


Editorial

Chico Marx for President

Mark Shields

In a scene in the 1933 film "Duck Soup," the character played by Chico, the most underrated of the funny Marx Brothers, is dressed like another character, and when the other man leaves the room, the woman who remains is surprised to see Chico. She tells him she saw him leave. Chico's response...


Guest Commentary

A Look into Space Is Worth the Wait

John Armstrong Mug

I just returned from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and, boy, do I have some exciting news: The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has a new launch date. JWST is NASA’s next-generation, flagship telescope, built to replace the Hubble Space Telescope and...


Letters

We get it!

I’m responding to Mr. Reynolds constant letters attacking Democrats and anyone else who has a different opinion of Trump. WE GET IT! In your view it was fine for Republicans to drag their feet through the whole Obama administration. Not even allowing a hearing for a federal judge position....


Editorial

Trade war could be harmful to economy

Harley Davidson New Riders

The U.S. economy continues to show strength in the wake of tax reform and deregulation, but the downside of robust growth is that Donald Trump thinks this means he can dabble at trade war with impunity. He ought to look at the signs that growth would be even stronger if not for his border-tax...


Editorial

Trump Is Standing Up for Us

Adriana Cohen

What a blessing to finally have a president who's looking out for us, the American taxpayers, versus kowtowing to globalist elites and NATO members who've been exploiting the United States by failing to pay their fair share in military defense spending. It's no secret that NATO members have, by and...


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