Congress

Reader Input: Work to halt trade deals

Most of the American people still remember the free trade agreement called the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It was sold to the American people as creating millions ...

Reader Input: Say no to trade agreement

Congress is about to consider a massive attack on the U.S. Constitution, on the constitutional powers of Congress and the 50 states, and on U.S. sovereignty. This attack is markete ...

Kris Johnson withdraws from Congressional race

Granite Bay resident Kris Johnson announced she was running to represent District 4 in Congress in late January, and on Tuesday she released a statement that she was withdrawing fr ...

Another View: Republican executive order attack doesn’t hold water

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman said he had good reason for walking out on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last week. But his reasoning is so flawed that one has ...

Kris Johnson hopes to unseat McClintock in Congress

A businesswoman and long-time Granite Bay resident has announced her plans to run for U.S. Congress against Rep. Tom McClintock, who she calls a “career politician.” K ...

Reader Input: Are congressmen on board with us?

Our congressmen voted for another costly shutdown on Jan. 15. The two congressmen that represent our area, Tom McClintock and Doug LaMalfa, both voted against the Omnibus appropria ...

Another View: Red and blue as extreme as black and white

Where has partisanship gotten us? I was watching a talk show the other night in which the host empaneled a politically diverse group made up of conservatives, liberals and indepe ...

Reader Input: McClintock stands in way

(This is) my response to the Tom McClintock article in the Auburn Journal on Sunday, Dec. 8 (“McClintock expresses healthcare concerns at Auburn town hall meeting”). ...

Reader input: Congress does not live like us

Wouldn’t it be nice if Congress lived like the rest of us? Instead, they receive $174,000 in salary, a free company car, gas, parking, flights anywhere in the U.S., membershi ...

Reader Input: Government charity is not charity at all

There seems to be an assumption by several recent letter writers that unless you are in favor of government charity then your Christian charity is “non-existent.” In fa ...