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Conservatism Has a Globalism Problem

Donald Trump’s success in the GOP primary and general election has highlighted an emerging political dynamic that has long been bubbling under the surface but lacked the prominent spokesman necessary to fundamentally change the conversation. 797 more words

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Beer for My Horses

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We were driving somewhere the other day listening to the free Sirius Radio that came with the car, when Sandy Nelson “Let there Be Drums” came on…..boy that brought back memories.   626 more words

“A Closet Capitalist Confesses”

By Tom Quiner

Michael Novak died this week.

He was a noted Catholic intellectual who evolved from a liberal to a conservative, even though he was a lifelong Democrat, with an especially marked conversion to the merits of capitalism. 65 more words


Trump's Hiring Freeze Will Leave Some Military Families Without Childcare

Donald Trump’s federal civilian hiring freeze is having far-reaching effects with two Army bases already suspending child care programs due to the freeze. The two bases said they would not be admitting any more children into their programs either. 315 more words

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Here We Go Again

You’d think that, after the crash of the housing market, the failure of banks, the stock market plunge, and the Great Recession of 2008-2009 that still is affecting the economy in many parts of the country, modern Americans would have learned a painful but lasting lesson about taking on too much debt. 311 more words


Awash In Oil

Given the record level of oil inventories, it is amazing to me that the crude price is being sustained in the low $50s. This price is encouraging the shale producers to keep pumping, having sold forward their product into the futures market. 103 more words


SLC: Our outdoor legacy endures

It is disappointing that the Governor’s Office and the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) were unable to find a path forward which would keep the Outdoor Retailer shows where they belong, in Salt Lake City. 373 more words

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