Afghanistan

McClintock ‘clueless’ about today’s war

From his letter in the Journal (Jan 12), it is clear that Congressman (Tom) McClintock is clueless about the nature of unconventional war. He thinks we are fighting the likes of Hi ...

Afghanistan means total war

Thank you, Representative Tom McClintock, for your recent letter correctly answering a critic of yours (Journal, Jan. 12). This person in his letter criticized Tom’s viewpoints ...

War no time for political correctness

A recent letter reflects the fuzzy-thinking of the left in dealing with the dangers that confront our nation. Specifically, the attack centers on my statement that when America put ...

Our View: McClintock speaks candidly about what’s going on

Congressman Tom McClintock was in the Auburn area Friday, listening to residents’ concerns and visiting with constituents. He stopped by the Auburn Journal offices for a 30-minu ...

McClintock no Afghan expert

In his recent meeting in Auburn, Congressman Tom McClintock stated that “you don’t sort of fight a war; you either go in all the way or you don’t go in at all.” These senti ...

U.S. should fight to win

This is regarding Barack (Obama)’s 18-month Afghan-istan plan. There’s no point in sending 30,000 additional troops if the goal isn’t to win the war. It seems like it’s ...

Vote America back to power

Strategically Afghanistan is a good place for bad people. It’s a training ground for hopeless dead-enders eager to join Allah. We’ve already lost too many American lives trying ...

TGH Aviation expansion takes wing

An aircraft instrument repair company is putting Auburn’s face on the map all over the world. Among TGH Aviation’s clients are NATO and the U.S. military, with repaired tachom ...

Decision thrills enemies of US

Boy, am I confused! Our good president has just announced a 30,000-troop increase, and a new “surge.” He’s also announced that in 18 months our troops will leave Afghanista ...

Obama should get off soapbox

I find it interesting that the platform that Obama stood on as far as removing troops has been completely knocked out from under him. Now he decides to send more troops into Afgh ...