Opionion Page Editor, Standard-Examiner
Editorial Page Editor for Standard-Examiner
standard.net — I like novels and books from small presses, the independents, those that rely on Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, word-of-mouth ... for sales. I read two novels and one scholarly book, from respectively, Strange Violin Editions, Leicester Bay Books, and Xlibris.
standard.net — The outrage over the Internal Revenue Service bullying conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status is not defined by political biases. All Americans are outraged over a massive bureaucracy using its muscle to oppress Americans. Any IRS scrutiny must be delivered without taint of ideological motivation.
blogs.standard.net — Boxing: They have reached the semifinals of the national Golden Gloves at the Salt Palace in SLC. Last night Utah boxers Jesse West, 201-plus pounds, Isaac Aguilar, 123 pounds, and Larry Gomez, 152 pounds, were defeated in the quarterfinals ( read). West, seen at left, lost a close 3-2 vote in the quarterfinals.
washingtonpost.com — Liberalism's agenda has been constant since long before liberals, having given their name a bad name, stopped calling themselves liberals and resumed calling themselves progressives, which they will call themselves until they finish giving that name a bad name.
standard.net — SALT LAKE CITY - Amateur heavyweight Jesse West, the Utah and Rocky Mountain Golden Gloves champion, dropped a decision to Texas fighter Kent Brinson in the quarterfinals of the national Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions on Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. He was the last Utah fighter in the tourney.
standard.net — You might say that May 10, 2013 was when the "second term curse" officially struck President Barack Obama - and that May 13 was when it flattened him. Obama's administration has been hit with a triple whammy blast from a massive political stun gun.
standard.net — It's a bad idea - floated by state Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross - to change Utah's Constitution to make the attorney general job an appointed post. Weiler suggests that the job be handled like a judicial appointment, with a bipartisan committee selecting five finalists and having the governor select one.
standard.net — FARMINGTON - Davis County officials say they will continue to book mixed martial arts fighting and similar events at the Legacy Events Center despite recent criticism by officials of the host city. "I don't want to perpetuate any hard feelings with Farmington, because we work with them on so many issues," County Commissioner John Petroff Jr.
dailymail.co.uk — Weaker men more likely to support welfare state and wealth redistribution Link may reflect psychological traits that evolved in our ancestors Strength was a proxy for ability to defend or acquire resources There is no link between women's physical strength and political views By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 05:21 EST, 16 May 2013 | UPDATED: 05:21 EST, 16 May 2013 Men who are physically strong are more likely to take a right wing political stance, while weaker men are inclined to support the welfare state, according to a new study.
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