Opinion

Democrats may very well be a party of racists

I am amazed at the attacks that the Democrats are directing at Alberto Gonzales. I have to wonder what motivates these attacks. First, let's remember that all U.S. attorneys serve ...

Replace Department of Defense with one of peace

Three cheers for Nicolas DelCioppo Journal, March 11. We absolutely need to bring our children home now from these illegal wars and stop our global epidemic of violence led by Geor ...

Community feathers out support of flamingoes despite recent thefts

Local service groups have been giving back to the Auburn community for decades. Many of the clubs create inspiring and fun methods to raise money. The Auburn Daybreak Rotary decid ...

Protesters' pot banging caused soldier's mom to cry

My wife called the office crying uncontrollably last week. She had been in town running an errand when she witnessed one of those pot-banging peace rallies that have become all th ...

NIC report shows Iraq war creates more terrorists

The March 19 Journal shows a few Marine vets holding signs that say, "You can't fight terrorism with peace signs." A frequently stated position by supporters of the Iraq war is tha ...

Attorney wrong to request a court-appearance waiver

Not only did the heading on the front page of the Journal on March 21 infuriate me about Billy Moon pleading not guilty to murder, but his attorney has the audacity to request that ...

Passerby's hand signals at rally 'indicated their IQs'

I think Robert Tobin, Journal March 22, should not have taken offense when a few passersby gave them the finger at the anti-war rally. They were merely trying to indicate their IQ ...

Placer principal should recruit coach Stowers

Several months ago I wrote a letter to the Journal expressing my opinion that I believed current Colfax High School assistant varsity football coach Jason Stowers was the best cand ...

School play inspired hope; peace march revealed obstacles

Two experiences this past weekend provided my children with very different insights into the world they're inheriting. I took my eighth-grade son to Placer High School's productio ...

Local pastors should speak up to defend Christianity

I am responding to two anti-Christian letters in your newspaper March 13: "'When religion rules, things can be very dark,'" Lant Barney and "Christians and Muslims are both guilty ...