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Reader Input: Vital to vote in June primary

By now everyone who is registered to vote in Placer County has received their ballots. In my work as a volunteer (registering people to vote), I’ve come across people who sti ...

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

Another View: Unity, persuasion are the keys to success for GOP

When I was first elected to the San Juan Capistrano City Council, I thought that all I had to do at council meetings was to complain about everything that was wrong with the city a ...

Reader Input: Government policy creates dependency

Several editorial cartoons the Journal has published recently critique Republican opposition to current welfare policy. The more egregious of the two depicted the GOP elephant arme ...

Another View: Sequester, we hardly knew ye

The great irony of the Republican decision to bust the budget sequester is that barely two months ago, congressional roles were reversed. The Democrats insisted on funding the go ...

Reader Input: We’re run down by progressives

As millions of Americans plan for the holidays, let’s not forget about the progressive war on business, Christmas, self-reliance, the Constitution and liberty Millions of A ...

Reader Input: President must honor commitment

Given the mendacity and subterfuge, the uncertainties embodied in Obamacare, its viability remains to be seen. But one certainty resonates with Americans: The president needs to ho ...

Another View: Let us reason together

Editor’s note: U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, made these statements on the House floor Tuesday. This shutdown should not have happened. The framers of our Constitu ...

Reader Input: Writers show odd tolerance

Mr. (Jim) Beall (Sr.) (“Let corpeople pay a B.S. tax,” Reader Input, April 26) and Mr. (Bryan E.) Johnson (“Protect us from the corpeople,” Reader Input, Ap ...

Obama wins second term but nation still deeply split

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The election laid bare a dual — and dueling — nation, politically speaking, jaggedly split down the middle on the presidency and torn ov ...