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Opinion | Morgan Liddick: Death match debate

February 24, 2020

Another week, another Democratic presidential candidate debate. At least “Live from Las Vegas” wasn’t boring. The knives were definitely out last Wednesday as the socialist frontrunner tried to retain his position while the newcomer in...


Opinion | Susan Knopf: Ballots have arrived!

February 20, 2020

Our ballots arrived. I opened mine. I’m an active Democrat. I thought I knew what was inside. I read down the list. I felt some confusion. Why are candidates who dropped out on this list?...




Opinion | Morgan Liddick: What a week in politics

February 10, 2020

Another week, another primary. At least the past week was exciting. And informative. Monday’s Iowa Democratic caucuses showed us quite clearly why most Democratic politicians go gaga for presidential candidates’ promises to offer some form...


Opinion | Susan Knopf: Technology a blessing and a curse

February 6, 2020

Ever hear of Tara McGowan? She’s behind Acronym, a nonprofit progressive campaign group that invested in Shadow, the technology company that developed the app that failed in the Iowa caucus. For the record, despite news...




Opinion | Morgan Liddick: Our ‘Moby Dick’

January 27, 2020

Anyone read Herman Melville’s classic “Moby Dick?” If not, don’t bother. Just watch the ongoing impeachment circus. It’s basically the same story of destructive obsession leading to madness and catastrophe. There are many candidates for...


Opinion | Susan Knopf: Brouhaha at Bill’s Ranch

January 23, 2020

There’s a brouhaha at Bill’s Ranch. The scuttlebutt is about 6 acres adjacent to Summit County Community and Senior Center in Frisco. The parcel had long been desired for workforce housing, but in a 1992...






Opinion | Susan Knopf: Australia is burning down

January 9, 2020

Editor’s note: This column has been updated with the latest estimates on the number of animals killed. He held up the chunk of coal and said, “Don’t be afraid!” That was Australian Prime Minister Scott...



Opinion | Susan Knopf: Anti-Semitism on the rise

January 2, 2020

“Hey you! I’ll get you!” screamed the machete-wielding man, according to Josef Gluck. The assailant burst into an orthodox rabbi’s home and stabbed five people. One is in a coma and not expected to survive....


Opinion | Morgan Liddick: The last word on 2019

December 30, 2019

Let’s take a day to look over the year we had. All things considered, 2019 was a pretty good year. Economically, the country is booming, with per capita gross domestic product among the world’s highest...