The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on

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"Converting from fossil fuels to wind, solar, and geothermal is going to take a lot of copper, and that copper has to come from someone's outdoor recreation back yard, whether it's here, Alaska, Chile, or somewhere else. There is no free green lunch."

— SLCynic

commenting on the May 29 column from Robert Redford, "Save Bristol Bay," which argued against the development of a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay.

"The rule of law has been undermined for quite some time now. The papers only get up in arms when they are the targets. A little slow out of the chute, boys."

— CrazyOldBird

commenting on the May 28 Tribune editorial, "Losing our trust: Justice flawed from top down"

"Get rich quick in Utah! Step 1: Pay off the Attorney General."

— SkierJim7

commenting on the May 28 article, "Green Tea company backed by ex-A.G. Mark Shurtleff is fined"

"Denying health coverage to the poorest and neediest among us certainly seems like the Christian thing to do."

— RickWritesNow

commenting on the May 29 Finding Faith blog post, "Mormon-owned DI cuts workers' hours, avoids Obamacare rule"

"The paranoia that demanded he arm himself like a frightened hunted criminal sort of predicted this, don't you think?"

— MOAB mike

commenting on the May 28 article, "Utah gun rights advocate Aposhian arrested for alleged threats"

" more franchise to make SLC look like the rest of the country. How special."

— Mellowme

commenting on the May 31 article, "More Dunkin' Donuts locations announced for Wasatch Front"