9/11

Another View: Ten years after 9/11; what works

“The world is a dangerous place. Not because of the people who are evil; but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” These words by Albert Einstein — and sim ...

Where were you on Sept. 11?

As the 10th anniversary approaches of Sept. 11, the Journal is taking a look back at that fateful day. Where were you when the twin towers fell? How did you react? How do you t ...

Twin Towers steel makes a home in Auburn

A piece of the event that shook the nation nearly 10 years ago is now calling Auburn its home. The city recently received a 12-inch by 15-inch, 20-pound piece of one of the Twin ...

9/11 footage a good reminder

Thanks to The History Channel for airing the footage of 9/11 so that we will never forget what the terrorists did to our country. Never forget. Never! Melvin Lardy, Auburn

Hope you like your ‘change’

Some very good comments lately on how we got into this recession. The brain dead liberal Democrats will unfortunately never get it, though. It’s true that it took both parties t ...

Foothills life a precious gift

In this post 9/11 world, we all have a lot to be grateful for. We have our most valuable possession, our life. We who have survived our youth, no doubt learned a lot. Those who did ...

America’s tolerance attacked on 9/11

The idea of hallowed ground is as old as religion. But, it was Lincoln who gave it a secular meaning in the Gettysburg address when he dedicated a portion of that battlefield to th ...

Careful what you wish for

I see that according to the polls the voters are about to put their faith in Republican candidates to stop the recession they caused. Oh, how history is forgotten so soon. I can ...

Terrorists need no tribute

What’s happened to common sense in America? The President of the United States recently gave his approval for building an Islamic Cultural Center at Ground Zero. His rationale w ...

Give respect to Ground Zero

Re: “Ground Zero for freedom” by Kathleen Parker, Journal, Aug. 19. A two-fold response: first, this article is a good example of how political correctness marginalizes, or di ...

Construct a gay bar, as well

This whole “Ground Zero mosque” business has me befuddled. Given how sacred private property rights and religious freedom are held to be in America, wouldn’t the only approp ...

Cartoon lacked good judgment

In regards to the Visual Viewpoint by Henry Payne, Journal, May 5, how disappointed I was to see that cartoon printed in the Journal. Any reference to 9-11 in that way was not in g ...

Auburn firefighters recall Sept. 11 attacks

Fire Captain Anale Burlew of the Grass Valley Emergency Command Center was out fighting a fire in Butte County while Daniel Berlant was still attending Placer High School. The me ...

Vets profess anti-war ideology

Journal Staff Writer The threat of terror as a reason for war is not something every American supports. In fact, some say the country's rationale for fighting in Iraq has led to a ...
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