“Coming to prison makes one feel like a failure, naturally and justifiably so. By most definitions of the word, we lose the ability to be successful,” Behind Bars columnist Brian Wood writes this week.
“What the country cannot afford is to go backward, which is where Sens. Graham and Cassidy would move us,” writes E.J. Dionne.
This week’s topics: The F-16, robocalls, the North Ogden skate park and the New Orleans law firm representing Utah in its public lands fight.
“Donald Trump's signature pledge to build a border wall, aka The Wall, is diminishing almost by the hour,” writes Rich Lowry.
Evidently, President Trump’s agenda is to eliminate everything that President Obama did. Therefore, it was no surprise to many people when Trump announced he was rescinding DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) that protects young immigrants who were brought here illegally by their...
Teachers who agree to teach the “Adult Roles” class in the Weber School District must be some special kind of stupid.
“Americans might love what Sanders offers in the way of more benefits for more people. What they would hate is paying for it,” writes Steve Chapman.
A Roy High School teacher was administering a student survey that violated federal law, and administrators didn’t know about it. Officials need a clearer idea of what their instructors are teaching.
“The job of the state and the law is to protect civil liberties and eliminate discrimination, not promote one belief over another,” writes E. Kent Winward.
The Weber School District suspended Candace Thurgood for giving her students a 1981 “Dear Abby” survey on sexuality and drug use. After about a week, she’s back at Roy High School. Was her suspension warranted?