Opinion

Wienermobile, Potato Truck in same week? Utah never sausage an a-peeling time

Big Idaho Potato Truck

For one brief, shining moment, Northern Utah will see both the Big Idaho Potato Truck and the Oscar...

Editorial Cartoon

Cartoon: Vultures circle Trump

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Behind Bars

Beyond Bars: Sometimes I miss the simplicity of prison

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“It’s hard to say I miss the lowered expectations, but there are aspects to prison life I definitely do miss,” Beyond Bars columnist Brian Wood writes this week. 


Local , Standard Deviations

Wienermobile, Potato Truck in same week? Utah never sausage an a-peeling time

Big Idaho Potato Truck

For one brief, shining moment, Northern Utah will see both the Big Idaho Potato Truck and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Be still, my heart. And my skin, lips, shoulder, snout, belly and other internal organs.


National Commentary

Trump's Helsinki discord

Donald Trump is not, and never will be, the Moscow correspondent for The Nation magazine, and he shouldn't sound like it. The left-wing publication is prone to extend sympathetic understanding to adversaries of the United States and find some reason, any reason, to blame ourselves for their...


Editorial

Trump digs himself a deeper hole

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WASHINGTON -- President Trump took to television Tuesday to "clarify" his position on alleged Russian meddling in our 2016 presidential election, as stated at the Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin. The only thing he clarified was his astonishing ability to make matters worse for himself. Trump...


Editorial

What Is Democratic Socialism?

Ben Shapiro

The new rising star of the Democratic Party is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The 28-year-old former bartender doesn't know much about politics -- this week, she bungled her way through an interview answer by referring to Israeli "occupation" of Palestine and citing her lack of expertise on the issue...


National Commentary

Creating safe skies as drones proliferate

A decade from now, your order from Amazon will likely be delivered to your doorstep by a drone. Want to order a pizza? Drones will probably deliver those, too. And drones are already at work inspecting construction sites and cellphone towers and documenting damage for insurance claims. But the...


Editorial

Time to privatize nation's air traffic control

Trump Aviation Fact Check

The Trump administration revived calls for privatizing air traffic control services last month as part of a broader proposal to reorganize and modernize the federal government. The report, "Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century," renews the White House's commitment to seeing America...


Editorial

Russian Bots vs. Academia/Hollywood -- Which Had a Bigger Impact on the Election?

Larry Elder

The indictment of a dozen Russian spies explained, in great detail, the extent of their interference in the 2016 election. Americans learned about the depth and extent of the Russian operation to interfere. That the Russian activity altered the outcome of the election to "make Trump win" has become...


Letters

Science columns appreciated

I would like to thank the Standard Examiner and the editorial staff for instituting a regular column dealing with topics pertaining to science and the public. I have waited hopefully for this for a long time, and I regard it as something we have needed for a long time. Further, as John Armstrong...


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