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Reader input: Education is not intelligence

In response to Rev. Dr. Reich-Kuykendall, who says Obama is far more educated than him (Reader Input, Aug. 26). He is not the only one. The Reverend cites that Obama has a consti ...

Reader Input: Money yesterday, today and forever

The motto of the Medici families that ruled Florence, then Tuscany for most of three centuries, explained the workings of politics: “Money to get power, power to protect mone ...

Reader input: ‘The point is: Bush was worse’

Don’t let anyone get away with attacking (Barack) Obama or (Hillary) Clinton for being dishonest when you can stop them cold with: “Bush was worse!” It’s a ...

Reader Input: Spoken like a true leftist

Mr. (Geary) Tiffany, why is it only the Republicans need to compromise (“Boehner lacks self-respect,” Reader Input, Feb. 27)? The Democrats never seem to need to. Cas ...

Reader Input: Work toward mutual respect or ...

I have the deepest sympathy for the people of France for the trauma of the Charlie Hebdo attack ... and I have the utmost respect for the concept of freedom of expression, having t ...

Reader Input: Not the time to thank president

In response to Pat Little (“Give credit for bad or good,” Reader Input, Jan. 14), I am ready to give thanks to (President Barack) Obama when it is due. The lower gas ...

Reader Input: Obama succeeds, despite Congress

Repeatedly, Nobel Laureate (economics) Paul Krugman has praised President Barack Obama and his administration for its actions in the face of blind opposition, which started in a Wa ...

Reader Input: Who’s to blame for 2 deaths?

Who do we blame for two dead sheriff’s deputies, another wounded and a wounded citizen — clearly the shooter. But it goes way beyond that. Why was he able to commit the ...

Another View: Obama’s orders go beyond mere numbers

Those of you who’ve read my first columns know that I have been equally critical of extreme policy and ridiculous talking points from both sides. Although I have been willing ...

Reader Input: Will work ethic or fantasy rule?

“Success depends on effort and merit. With a little hard work, you can improve your situation,” (President Barack Obama, Dec. 4, 2013). And, in his State of the Union a ...

Reader Input: Citizens: You’re being controlled

If you place a frog in a pot of hot water, he will immediately jump out. However, if you place this frog in a pot of warm water and then slowly increase the temperature, he is &ldq ...

Reader Input: Time to shine light into dark

President Lyndon Johnson said, “We were attacked (in the Gulf of Tonkin).” President Richard Nixon was known for “I am not a crook,” President George H.W. B ...

Reader Input: GOP’s oath harms nation

On Jan. 20, 2009 (inauguration night), 15 rulers of the Republican Party met in an upscale Washington restaurant and took a “blood oath” to oppose everything (proposed ...

Reader Input: Three who operate on a higher plane

America, America, God shed his grace on thee! God called Nelson Mandela home and gave America the gift of Barack Obama and the Catholic Church the gift of Pope Francis. When one do ...

Reader Input: Rep. McClintock uses fear tactics

Rep. Tom McClintock: Hey, Tommy. I see that the approval rating for Congress is 17 percent. But don’t worry, Tommy. As long as there are elderly white people in your distri ...