Doesn’t feel like recovery

Congress has once again raised the ceiling on the national debt by another $1.9 trillion ($6,000 for each and every resident). Our corrupted government will now continue deficit ...

Raise? They should pay us

I was just wondering how many people in California think that their elected “representatives” deserve a raise? The U.S. Congress has it set up so they get an automatic raise, ...

Circumvent US Supreme Court

This decision rendered by the U.S. Supreme Court is a most destructive concept. The corporation is an entity. It does not reflect the will of the people. Our legislative branches ...

Government hides mercury dangers

Once again the government minions are lying or have been duped into believing their own corrupt advisers and agencies such as the FDA (re: Associated Press article about a fede ...

GOP hopes for Obama’s failure

That Republicans are forcing Democrats to go through all sorts of contortions to pass a health care reform bill for all Americans is a damn shame and downright un-American. Last-m ...

Senior projects prep students for their future

Senior projects are a 20-year tradition that should continue helping students and the community for an additional 20 years and beyond. For the past two years, Placer Union High S ...

US Census numbers rigged

Our decennial debacle is upon us. It’s time once again for the U.S. Census Bureau to undercount conservative areas and overcount liberal areas. Add to this gerrymandering and it ...

Big box calls for campus setting

The major voter bones of contention for location of the big box stores are ingress and egress and signage exposure to I-80, not the like businesses they will attract. Auburn’s p ...

Are we a car or a community?

I won’t use a citizen’s name in a letter as I feel that is a shabby approach. I will, however, make mention of anyone who is at the wheel of control. To the major premise of t ...

Placer County priorities upside-down

So Placer County Sheriffs have a $4 million helicopter that flies 30 percent faster than the free surplus chopper they used to fly. Its glorious mission – rescuing snowmobilers ...

My advice: If it’s a Wal-Mart, then say so

Reluctantly returning to the notebook while expressing no surprise that Tiger Woods is returning to the PGA tour. After all, I knew he’d get back to golfing once he got his affai ...

Praise for exceptional doctor

I feel obligated to write a letter in order to share with the community my excellent experience with Dr. Phillip Kintner at Auburn Faith Hospital. Two months ago I went to the hosp ...

Supervisor Rockholm should apologize publicly

Regarding Ms. Frieborn’s article March 16, 2010 Auburn Journal where “Rocky Rockholm “ was quick to send her message to Tom Miller, CEO, calling her “screwy” and asking h ...

Pet dumpers are just the pits

I am pretty angry and the subject is pretty depressing, be advised and read on with those things in mind. A rant about people who abandon pets... This to all who have, who are co ...

Stop crying and help the nation

Before these Republican “mouths” put another foot in their own mouths, we need to remind them that Mr. (George W.) Bush was in charge when weapons of mass deception was used as ...