Allen Cassidy

Government supplies war

This is how our government views you: When unemployment is high. They raise the recruitment standards, when there is conflict they conveniently lower them to supply the war machine ...

Don’t send in the clowns

The circus is back in town in September (“Auburn chamber plans scaled-back Black & White Ball spinoff, Journal, March 15). It will cost you $75 to enter the show. Make sure you w ...

Property tax goes chiefly to education

Re: “Education now feeding off the people” (Allen Cassidy, Reader Input, March 12): The last breakdown in the property tax bill indicated that 61.86 percent of the property tax ...

Education now feeding off the people

The educational system in this society is broken. Students in California are unable to afford a higher education due to rising tuition fees. Here are some of the reasons why: (1) ...

Ever offer a hand up?

Allen Cassidy, you crack me up. I read your letter that was printed Jan. 5 in the Auburn Journal. Did you ever offer a homeless guy a job? Did you ever offer a homeless guy to slee ...

Personalize that help people plea

Once again, Allen Cassidy has advocated that we spend other people’s money and time on what he deems a prime consideration (“Use funds to focus on people,” Reader Input, Jan. ...

Anyone catch the circus?

The circus was in town on Saturday, Aug. 27. There supposedly was a soccer parade to take place in the area. Barricades and signs were posted on Pine Street and Almond Street. Driv ...

ADA lawsuits about greed, exploitation

These ADA lawsuits must come to a screeching halt (Journal, Aug. 24)! Again, this is about financial gain, not the disabled. Our inept lawmakers must put a stop to this economic ex ...

Rewrite ADA rule book

I would like to respond to Allen Cassidy’s letter of Monday (July 11) regarding Scott Johnson’s continual use of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) law against small bus ...

Sex sells in America

It seems we have an issue over the billboard display in Auburn (Journal, June 10). Obviously, some are upset and others don’t care. But, there is a deeper issue in all of this. ...

Quit paving over our fair community

How many times does this need repeating? Stop building in the Auburn area! With the exception of senior and low-income housing, this activity needs to be curtailed. Leave things a ...

Behind the signature: Allen Cassidy

Editor’s note: Below is the first in a new series of profiles of people who submit letters to the Auburn Journal. It runs on Sundays. A visit with the Journal’s frequent l ...

Big new hotel doesn’t belong

We don’t need another large hotel in Auburn (Journal, Feb. 27). This project should be denied. It harms the environment and causes an inconvenience for the local community. This ...

Reduce county salaries to save money

It’s no wonder our state is going broke, just look at the salaries of these county employees. This issue of excessive pay/benefits has been expressed before, but to no avail. Th ...

Auburnite OK with big box

Allen Cassidy writes that destroying an area for economic increase is not the answer to our deeper social problems (Reader Input, Oct. 1). Allen, you are spot on! I know of no st ...