Reader backs Kansas teen

A Kansas teen recently posted a comment on twitter about Gov. Sam Brownback and has been targeted and demanded for an apology. It says right in the Constitution that any American ...

Goodbye Dorothy

We recently lost a dear lady to cancer. Her name is Dorothy Lock. She was a person with so much dignity in the face of her devastating illness. While she could still come to the ph ...

Use that gun safety

Re: “Dog steps on gun, shoots Utah hunter in buttocks,” (Journal, Nov. 30): While this story may seem hilarious, it really shows the disregard that people have today for gun sa ...

Barack Obama never properly vetted

Re: “Birthers on the wrong track,” Herb Tanimoto (Reader Input, Dec. 13): Herb’s understanding of political rhetoric is to use the word “hate” as much as he can because h ...

Halt Mexican drug cartels

Re: “Feds find 32 tons of pot in California border tunnel” (Journal, Dec. 1). With the confiscation of those 32 tons of marijuana I believe we need even more border security ag ...

Anonymity jeopardized

I am outraged that an activist judge can release the names and addresses of every supporter of the Prop. 8 initiative! How can one person out of nearly 30 million have the authorit ...

These two just want to win

Time grows short until the Iowa caucus, Jan. 3, holidays and all. So I have to wing it on this one. Newt Gingrich leads Mitt Romney in the Iowa polls, but no big deal. The conserva ...

Christmas not about things

Why is it that every time during the holidays there is always some report of violence? It’s always some crap excuse. Gifts are making people so obsessed with getting the best dea ...

Fire protection not what it should be

On Dec. 14 I read on the front page of the Auburn Journal about another house that was destroyed by fire. When are we going to wake up to the fact that we have no or next to no fi ...

Another View: Gingrich’s candidacy sickens, but comes as no surprise

Newt Gingrich is the Jimmy Swaggart of American politics: a confidence man so transparent as to test the faith even of True Believers. Paradoxically, that’s precisely why the dis ...