ALLEN CASSIDY

ADA suits are extortion

Don’t pay these extortionists anything! They claim to represent the disabled, but it’s about them! They use fear to get money from you. Say no to these bloodsuckers! Let the co ...

Karmic justice will get them

From my perspective, the law was designed to protect the people, not abuse them. It wasn’t created to arbitrarily be used against innocent people indiscriminately. However, some ...

Does greed spur lawsuits?

There seems to be a pattern of behavior regarding these disabled lawsuits (Journal, June 26). Why so many? What’s the motive? Is it fear? Is it profit? Unfortunately in our pathe ...

Let Amgen respect locals

I’m not going to judge the Amgen Tour of California, but I am going to express myself over the parking issue. People living near the downtown area are being inconvenienced by th ...

Let us not glorify death

Justice will prevail without our applauding. We should not glorify in someone else’s death. If we do, we need to look at ourselves as a society. Do we want to lower ourselves to ...

Redistribute wealth to help homeless

Here are some suggestions on how to deal with the homeless problem: 1) Use proceeds from the Amgen bike race (and other Auburn events) to finance homeless projects; 2) Use a perc ...

Enough with the sprawl

How many more times does it have to be repeated? People don’t want any more building large stores in this area. Enough is enough. Do we get it? More sprawl leads to more inconve ...

Keep things small, simple

How many more times does it have to be repeated? People don?t want any more building large stores in this area. Enough is enough. Do we get it? More sprawl leads to more inconveni ...

Do city business on local turf

Why are we spending money to travel to Washington D.C. (“Holmes critical of McClintock cuts,” Journal, Feb. 23)? If you go, you should pay for it out of your own pocket, not t ...

Amgen offers a great chance

The Amgen bike event in May of this year is projected to bring in millions to the City of Auburn. This is an opportunity to do two good things: 1) Shelter and care for the needy 2) ...

Cultivate individuality

There are ways of leading a simple life without needless distractions. Things which cause us to go astray from true individual freedom of thought must be dismissed. Isolation into ...

Monopine, schmonopine

Here’s a couple of simple suggestions on the proposed monopine (Journal, Feb. 2): 1. Plant a real tree and save money. 2. Communicate face-to-face rather than using a cell phon ...

Emphasize the practical

We don’t need any more signs or development in the Auburn area (Journal, Jan. 25). Once again, we need to focus on jobs (permanent) and help for the needy. We need to focus on h ...

Business first, people second

It’s not hard to figure why the Baltimore Ravine project will prevail. Irregardless of residents’ concern, this is why: (1) tax revenue (2) money/profit. It’s not about pr ...

Christmas spirit shines through

What is Christmas all about? Well, I’ll tell you, good people. It’s not about things. It’s giving of yourself to others without the expensive toys. It’s helping to make ...