Constitution

Inaction has consequences

Recently I invited a young couple to a meeting of the local tea party. They must have been expecting a room full of wild-eyed seditious hell-raisers. “My God,” the young lady c ...

Word of God the cornerstone

There are no contradictions regarding gay marriage, as Mr. (Jim) Beall, Sr. (Reader Input, March 13) so aptly puts it in stating what makes this country great is the First Amendmen ...

Letter writer gets it wrong

Donald Adams (Reader Input, March 9) tries to cover his tracks and split hairs in a hopeless attempt to refute my exposure of his contradictions and prejudice regarding gay marriag ...

Original letter misunderstood

In response to Mr. (Jim) Beall Sr.’s letter (Reader Input, March 8), he obviously didn’t understand the original letter and let his emotions respond for him. In the original le ...

Writer’s ‘facts’ exhibit flaws

Donald Adams (Reader Input, March 2) has convinced himself that homosexuality is the cause of corruption in our country. Perhaps he’s completed a secret survey on who the crimin ...

What depravity do we prohibit?

In reference to Beryl Mayne (Reader Input, March 1), if we are going to legalize same-sex marriage because it is a civil rights issue, then we also need to legalize bestiality and ...

Same-sex marriage OK

Re: “Do you think same-sex marriage should be legal?” (Call to readers, Feb.27), I think it’s a civil rights issue. Gays pay taxes, are regulated by the State of California t ...

Learn the Constitution

Heritage Foundation is offering free lectures on the U.S. Constitution, available on the Internet beginning on February 20, 2012. If you want to be included try http://constitution ...

Another View: Freedom and the Internet emerge victorious

Long ago, Jefferson warned, “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground.” The exceptions to that rule have been few and far between r ...

Democracy is inefficient

I believe the Congress bashing we have been seeing in the media (Reader Input, Jan. 18) and by individuals is terribly misguided and potentially dangerous. We have a form of govern ...

Vote out the professional politicos

In answer to “McClintock talks election, waste, payroll tax,” (Another View, Jan. 11): Mr. (Tom) McClintock, you stated Social Security was an entitlement. Due to your lack of ...

Dare to be part of the solution

Wow — can’t believe all the letters with all the cross-talk about who is an American and who is not. Those carrying copies of the Constitution around and those that are still l ...

What kind of North Korean are you?

In reference to Patricia Burke’s letter of Jan. 11: “What kind of Americans are you?” To clarify my position, I did not rail against the president. I simply quoted President ...

Power’s gone to leader’s head

The president takes an oath that states, “I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend ...

Both payroll bills inherently deceptive

Congressman Tom McClintock (R-CA) Tuesday (Dec. 20) delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the payroll tax legislation debate: “In all this debate, I fear b ...