China

China knows little of Jesus

I have a question for Christians: Of all the nations from which we commonly buy the things we need and want, only China forbids its people to ever hear and be moved by the teaching ...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Wal-Mart

My heart goes out to all my fellow Americans this holiday season. The impotent Democrats cannot even pass legislation voters overwhelmingly support. Pathetic Republicans have no be ...

Where are the statesmen?

Here we go again! The right wing of the Republican Party seems to be “Departing Controlled Flight” in its ill-conceived attempt to disembowel FEMA by playing the same parlor ga ...

Why hike near Iraq/Iran?

Is the hiking of the three Berkeley grads aggressive conceit or is the UC at Berkeley graduating mindless, ill-equipped mush-heads into our midst (Journal, Sept. 26)? Did it ever c ...

‘Environuts’ helping reader

John Chase (Reader Input, Sept. 4) seems pretty upset about people actually protesting about something they feel strongly about and considers them hypocrites for doing so. He shoul ...

We owe our souls to China

It would seem that few people want to be reminded of the morals, or lack of them, in this country today. Even fewer want to hear that this country has strayed far away from being a ...

Wal-Mart’s not the good guy

I urge citizens of Auburn not to trust Wal-Mart’s opinion of them benefiting the Auburn community. Yes, they clearly donate to local food organizations, but that is about where ...

Government stifles growth

This country’s greatness was founded on free markets. Mom and pop start-ups, a man in his garage inventing a product ... does Bill Gates or Steve Jobs sound familiar? There are ...

Wal-Mart the No. 1 front man

I have been against a Wal-Mart opening in Auburn since it first came to light. The one thing Wal-Mart has going for it is its marketing campaign. Wal-Mart definitely knows how to s ...

A business lesson in evolve or perish

When did we throw in the towel and seek protection from economic competition? Such seems to be the mindset of folks unhappy with Wal-Mart coming to town. Wal-Mart is a “threat” ...