conservative

Politics destroys friendships

I have never seen friendships and relationships destroyed at the rate they are today. The really shameful thing is that it is all so stupid as each person, whether liberal or conse ...

Conservative a truth-teller

Washington Post writer George Will doesn’t mince words in what he says about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. “Romney has been just as slippery on economic issues ...

You can’t shrink to prosperity

Let’s see. General Motors has weighed in with record profits. People signing up for unemployment have dropped precipitously with the primary Republican candidates making stateme ...

Gaines’ power grab unseemly

Ted Gaines saw the list of seven candidates for the 4th Assembly District primary and added his proxy wife, Beth Gaines’, name. The splintered vote allowed her to win one of the ...

Just what is a conservative?

I’ve been asking around about our candidates running for Ted Gaines’ old seat. First thing my friends say is that he or she is qualified because he or she is a “conservative. ...

A tale of two conservatives

Tom McClintock “The Conservative” had a taxpayer-issued car, taxpayer-issued gas card and still took $173 a day per diem, tax-free, to travel from Sacramento County to downtown ...

Reader: Palin always welcome

In response to “Palin can butt out of our state,” the July 5 letter from Ron Lowe, Nevada City: I was sincerely disappointed in Ron Lowe’s letter in regards to one of the ...

US Census numbers rigged

Our decennial debacle is upon us. It’s time once again for the U.S. Census Bureau to undercount conservative areas and overcount liberal areas. Add to this gerrymandering and it ...

County pay raises puzzling

We have taken note of the actions of the Board of Supervisors at the Feb. 9 (meeting) when they voted three-to-one in favor of giving merit raises to several county employees (Jour ...

Conservatives, liberals: Read on

I have a couple of quick questions for our liberal and conservative readers. First, to liberals. The definition of a corporation is “a body that is granted a charter recognizing ...