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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

The Daily Utah Chronicle

Politics

OP-ED: Utahns Need to Consider Nuclear Threat Before Voting in the Primary

OP-ED: Utahns Need to Consider Nuclear Threat Before Voting in the Primary

March 18, 2016

Written By: Richard Falk, David Krieger and Robert Laney Dear fellow citizens: We are in the midst of hotly-contested campaigns to determine the nominees in the 2016 presidential election, yet none of...

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gives a speech on the state of the Republican nomination for president at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Thursday, March, 3, 2016. (Tara Lincoln, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Attack on Trump Could be Mitt Romney’s First Step Back into Position of Power

March 11, 2016

Last Thursday, Mitt Romney, a Republican Presidential candidate in the 2012 race, voiced his profound concern for the future of our nation if Donald Trump were to be chosen as the Republican nominee for...

Vacancy in Supreme Court Reveals Inability of Partisan Politics to Go Green

Vacancy in Supreme Court Reveals Inability of Partisan Politics to Go Green

March 3, 2016

When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly, Senate Republicans went into panic mode and a political power struggle took precedent over the healthy functioning of our democratic system....

Conservative Presidential Candidates Abuse Christian Values to Justify Bigotry

Conservative Presidential Candidates Abuse “Christian” Values to Justify Bigotry

March 3, 2016

by Chris Swensen I’m tired of conservatives abusing the word “Christian.” They cry for religious freedom, yet they only care about evangelical, conservative Christians. They claim to follow the...

Extremist Presidential Candidates Force Moderates to Widen Partisan Gap

Extremist Presidential Candidates Force Moderates to Widen Partisan Gap

February 26, 2016

The strong presence of outsiders has changed the political landscape of the 2016 election considerably. Strategies that most people would doom to failure have resulted in some amazing successes. Few would...

Marco Rubio Most Likely to Win GOP Debate in the Beehive State

Marco Rubio Most Likely to Win GOP Debate in the Beehive State

February 25, 2016

Battle of wits, or grown men throwing fits? On March 21, 2016 Republican presidential debates will be coming to Salt Lake City. This will mark the first time that a presidential debate of any kind has...

Politicizing Popular Issues Leads to Lack of Progress

Politicizing Popular Issues Leads to Lack of Progress

February 24, 2016

The word “politicize” has become fairly common in the media, especially since Obama took office. It’s often used to deride the president for taking social issues and making them a problem of government...

Supreme Court Appointee Should Not Be Opposed

Supreme Court Appointee Should Not Be Opposed

February 22, 2016

I share a sentiment tweeted by master of the horror genre, Stephen King. He wrote, “The stupidest, ugliest Presidential campaign in my entire life: HOUSE OF CARDS meets SHARKNADO.” While the reference...

Head to Head: To Bern or Not to Bern

Head to Head: To Bern or Not to Bern

February 16, 2016

Sanders' Free Higher Education Would Hinder the Economy by Emma Tanner Last week when I was walking to my car on campus I noticed a political sign in someone’s window that said something along the...

Run With the Wolf-Pac to Get Money Out of Politics

Run With the Wolf-Pac to Get Money Out of Politics

February 4, 2016

This has got to be the freakiest presidential election the United States has ever hosted. Americans fed up with “career politicians” have rushed to fill the corner of a man whose only qualifying virute...