The Commentariat: A sampling of reader comments posted on sltrib.com
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"I'm not sure if I trust any of these folks with my data. But, I'm not certainly not so naive as to think that the NSA's motives are nefarious while those of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, LinkedIn, et al., are to be trusted implicitly."

— samhillxx

commenting on the Dec. 12 Tribune editorial, "Online giants speak truth to power"

"Too bad the members have no say in who should be an apostle, cuz I'd vote the straight Kirby ticket."

— Elder Old Dog

commenting on the Dec. 11 Robert Kirby column, "Mormons not alone in failure to acknowledge racism"

"Why are Republicans so obsessed with marriage? They either want to stop two loving people from getting married or want to force two people who don't love each other to stay together."

— 4string4ever

commenting on the Dec. 12 sltrib.com article, "Divorce 101: Change proposed in Utah divorce class"

"Let's see: Republicans oppose higher minimum wages. Republicans oppose social services for the poor. Just exactly what is the Republican vision for American workers?"

— moab mike

commenting on the Dec. 12 Tribune editorial, "U.S. economy needs a higher minimum wage"

"Your Question: 'Just exactly what is the Republican vision for American workers? Answer: The Pharaohs and slaves of ancient Egypt."

— girl of the sea

commenting on the above comment

"Is there any concrete evidence of diversity issues at the U taking a step backward? The article does not provide any. Rather, it just indicates that some folks got upset over a rumor."

— Mourinho

commenting on the Dec. 12 sltrib.com article, "University of Utah students protest over diversity concerns"