allen cassidy

Reader input: Country needs to stay out of it

We keep hearing America needs to regain its credibility in the world. This can be done by attacking Syria. However, by our continual foreign involvements after Vietnam, we will not ...

Reader Input: Drop Auburn’s phony fanfare

The Black and White Affaire is back in Auburn. Should we roll out the red carpet for such a renowned event? Should we honor the elitists who dress up for a drunken street party? ...

Reader Input: Is name change in 49’s future?

We have opened the floodgates! First it was Costco, now it’s Wal-Mart. I wonder how all the small business owners are going to feel, being squeezed in by these corporate mo ...

Reader Input: Mesh plans with priorities

Read Allen Cassidy’s Wednesday letter to the editor (“In U.S., profit before people,” Reader Input, July 24). Then ask yourselves what your priorities are: Costco ...

Reader Input: Writer, put up or shut up

Our local leftist is at it again — I am referring to letter writer Allen Cassidy who is throwing a tantrum against the “big box” stores coming to Auburn (“I ...

Reader Input: In US, profit before people

We need to think about the homeless issue in our community. Why is it easy for some big box monstrosity to find a place to locate, when there is a problem finding a place for a h ...

Reader Input: Profit trumps people in Placer

Corporate interests prevail over the people’s welfare. This reality is evident in this community. As reported, a senior center will be replaced by another corporate big box ...

Reader Input: Express anger at government

It appears racism has raised its ugly head in our community. Recently, I overheard some racist profanity from people driving in the Downtown area. This occurred at night. It seem ...

Reader input: Selfish create catastrophe

The housing market is improving but at what price? Buyers are paying a costly price for their purchase. Not only are they outbidding each other, they are overinflating prices, whic ...

Reader Input: There’s no profit in poverty

There appears to be a delay on where the homeless will be placed in Auburn (“Auburn planners reject Nevada, Wall street homeless-shelter zoning plan,” Journal, July 3). ...

Reader input: Our government turns totalitarian

Our rights are slowly being eroded away by this government. They spy on us and want our DNA, to name a few infringements. Why don’t they ask for our blood type, too? It is fe ...

Reader input: Take corporate welfare out of sports

We need to take corporate welfare out of sports. Big money is corrupting the romanticism associated with sports. Money influence has ruined sports as an art form. Big business shou ...

Reader input: Snoop on the government

It feels very uncomfortable, knowing your government is spying on you. This intrusion involves innocent people. Nevertheless, the government uses the excuse of national security to ...

Reader input: Corporations push out small business

Now there is talk of Costco in North Auburn. Another corporation will arrive to push out the small business owners. There is no consideration for their welfare, only profit for cor ...

Reader Input: Priorities off in financing Kings’ stay

The Sacramento Kings will stay in Sacramento, but at what price to the public? While we have chronic homelessness and unemployment, the taxpayers will pay $258 million to subsidi ...