Constitution

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Last week the House Judiciary Committee raised the overarching question of our generation: Will the American Constitution stand? All the laws passed under that Constitution have ...

Reader Input: How do birthers view Ted Cruz?

In a discussion with some friends of mine who were visiting from New York, the name Ted Cruz came up. My friend is a devout Republican and seems to admire Sen. Cruz and what he sta ...

Reader Input: Prepare for loss of our freedoms

I am sick and tired of “low-information” people blaming the tea party for the government shutdown. This is like blaming your dog for your financial stress. You people h ...

Reader Input: Go to jury duty fully informed

In the U.S. justice system, a jury is our chance as citizens to have a final say regarding a law under which a defendant is being charged. We are empowered by the Constitution to ...

Reader Input: Electorate uninformed, leaders corrupt

The current goings-on in Washington are being referred to as scandals; wrongo! When a local married school principal runs off with Miss Mousy, the librarian, that is a scandal. Wha ...

Reader Input: Speaker inspires tea party meet

It was a true privilege listening to Manuel Martin’s speech at a Nor Cal Tea Party Patriots meeting in Auburn on Thursday, April 25. The discussion pertained to Californ ...

Reader Input: Bureaucrats have failed US citizenry

On May 10, America learned that the IRS – perhaps the most frightening of all government agencies – has been singling out and targeting conservative groups, including t ...

Reader Input: USA makes room for all

Dee Nann, in her April 12 letter to the Auburn Journal’s Reader Input section, has made me thankful for the many rights we have in this great nation. We have the right to b ...

Reader Input: Draw a bead on nuke warheads

The Second Amendment to the Bill of Rights was ratified in 1791 and reads as follows: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of ...

Reader Input: Revolutionaries on right track

In 1775, British troops were in the field, looking for arms caches secreted by British subjects. The reason the colonists felt they needed to stockpile firearms was confirmed by th ...

Common sense went by the wayside

In reply to Bill LaFlaur (“Republicans rich-obsessed,” Reader Input, Sept. 21), “America today faces three overarching challenges, each of which transcends the pa ...

God will judge this nation's wickedness

Today is July Fourth and my heart is heavy for this country. I served in the military and swore to defend the Constitution with my life. Today the Constitution is viewed more as a ...

‘God’ doesn’t appear in Constitution

Comment to Dale Smith’s Auburn Journal letter on Sunday April 15 : I just cannot keep quiet when people misquote the contents of the U.S. Constitution. Mr. Smith, please Google t ...

Health care a humane offering

To be creative is to invent something. But, we ask, does the thing invented actually work? Case in point: the commerce clause in our Constitution …the “thing” that needs to ...

Remember the founding fathers

Re: “In God We Trust sign doesn’t belong,” (Reader Input, March 28).For the moment, let’s forget the Constitution and what the founding fathers wrote regard ...