The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com

Published April 5, 2014 1:01 am

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"Hope the prez gives Herbie his come-uppance by making at least one more monument in Utah before he leaves office."

— BjTp

commenting on the March 31 Tribune editorial, "On Medicaid, Herbert has Obama over a barrel."

"If 97 out of a hundred doctors told you need to lose weight or you are going to die, would you ignore them? Especially if the other three worked for Coke and Frito Lay."

— Vulcanator

commenting on the April 2 Tribune editorial, "Utah must end climate change denial"

"Considering what a profound failure 'trickle down economics' turned out to be, I think that it would be worthwhile to try 'trickle up economics'."

— still_phaedrus

commenting on the April 2 op-ed from President Barack Obama, "It is time to raise the minimum wage"

"Rich person's shopping list: apples, new yacht, toilet paper, president, senator, milk."

— RudolfB

commenting on the April 2 sltrib.com article, "Supreme Court ruling opens door for wealthy to up campaign donations"

"Atheists who even care about religion crack me up. There are so many better things to do."

— Tucsonan

commenting on the April 2 sltrib.com article, "Atheists plan to march with ex-Mormons during General Conference"

"I suspect that Mr. Cook has learned, or maybe he already knew, what Alan Paton wrote in 'Cry, The Beloved Country': 'But there is only one thing that has power completely, and this is love. Because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power'."

— RBN1

commenting on the April 1 sltrib.com article, "Combative candidate Cook now a tender caregiver"