Carol Wallgren

Romney rushing into distant war

Mitt Romney is a Mormon bishop and very active in his church. At a campaign event recently, he had Pat Robertson sitting behind him. Romney has changed his issue in this campaign ...

Boo on good ol’ boy candidates

The Mitt Romney pick of Paul Ryan (as vice presidential running mate) is a big mistake. The country is not ready to elect a conservative Mormon and a conservative pro-life Catholic ...

Hope, roses ever-appreciated

What a roller coaster week from one Sunday to the next. First, Vice President (Joseph)?Biden remarks on ?Meet the Press? that he supports gay marriage. On Wednesday, President O ...

War on women continues

Thanks to the U.S. Catholic nuns for not promoting the conservative party line of the male-dominated Vatican, and thumbs down to the U.S. Secret Service agents who abused their pri ...

Don’t waste chance to speak out

I would like to wish all the Auburn Journal letter writers a very blessed Christmas and exciting New Year’s for all writers and followers. We are fortunate that our hometown pape ...

Octogenarian dislikes Obama

Reading Carol Wallgren’s letter I cannot believe it (Reader Input, Dec. 4). First of all, the president in Washington has done nothing for our country. All he has done is travel ...

GOP debates entertain

Thank God our current president has made the decision to throw his hat in the ring and seek a second term. We, the people, cannot afford to turn our wonderful country over to these ...

Senior health fair was super

Auburn had a great fall day on Wednesday, Oct. 12 when the senior health fair took place at our fairgrounds. There were volunteer drivers moving seniors up and down the hill from t ...

Perry not a good choice for 2012

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has missed his calling. He should be running for pastor and not president of the United States and leader of the free world. We the people know we have separ ...

Sept. 11, 2011: Your memories of the fateful day

As Americans across the country honor those who lost their lives 10 years ago in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Auburn Journal readers shared where they were on that fateful day a ...

President must play global role

In the 21st century, we now live in a global world with a global economy. It is important to look at the big picture. We need a 21st century president who not only is the leader of ...

Bikini billboard lacks respect

Unfortunately, the tanning ad billboard that was the subject of controversy in Auburn shows the lack of respect for women and to say the bikini was conservative is absurd (Journal, ...

Behind the Signature: Carol Wallgren

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Auburn since 1964. “My husband and I bought our first home in beautiful Aeolia Heights. I?love the parks an ...

US on right side of history

The Arab spring in the Middle East is the 21st century exodus from oppression to freedom. The human spirit longs to be free to pursue its own autonomy. How could the modern world o ...

We are all children of God

Don’t underestimate the rebels in Libya or the power of the people who want freedom. Every human being deserves life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. We are all children o ...