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The Best People

By creating a team of allies upfront, a presidential candidate can deliver substantive change, even before the election Javier Zarracina/Vox.com, Getty Images, Creative Commons We …

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Virgin Burn

I first encountered Burners a decade ago. Those pilgrims to the Nevada desert’s annual, week-long, Burning Man event and associated regional “burns” like Utah’s Element 11 helped a …

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The No Party Party

Exploring the option of a full-cabinet candidacy. Is it just me, or is the 2012 presidential race downright depressing? Will it really matter to us “non-corporations” which GOP fro …

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A Candidate for the 99%?

Salt Lake’s former mayor, Rocky Anderson, quit the Democrats and in a lively manifesto is calling for the formation of an alternative, third party. And yes, he’d consider running f …

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Polyamory: “Respectable” Non-Monogamy?

Rather than simple promiscuity, polyamorists claim a more complex desire: to create and maintain honest, consensual, ongoing, loving relationships with more than one person. The te …

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Vitamin D3 by the numbers

In the sun: The best time of day to tan is 1 p.m., typically, at our edge of the Mountain Time Zone during Standard Time. Look for shadows pointing north to know when UVB is at its …

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Healthy Living: Swine Flu, the Sun and D3

by Jim Catano How to stay healthy with a few lifestyle changes…and a supplement. In winter, getting enough D3 takes effort. It’s almost impossible to find a newscast or newspaper …

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The Health Care Crisis: You call the shots

by Jim Catano You may have no impact on the healthcare coverage crisis, but in the closely related arena of health, you’re the boss.When President Obama delivered his message to Co …

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Thank God for George Bush

Been there, done that; now we’re creating a new reality. by Jim Catano From subverting the Constitution to debasing America’s international image to the point of disgrace, the Bush …

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Democracy in Action: Confessions of a Diebold Hacker

Little motive, no means, but definite opportunities. Motive, means, and opportunity. It’s the time-honored trifecta for detectives. If a crime happens and I have all three, t …

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