Geary C. Tiffany

Reader Input: Demagogues wrong again

The extreme right wing of the Republican Party is repeating its mistakes of the last election, a sad state of affairs for the other 300 million people (give or take) among us. Th ...

Reader Input: Country needs centrist ideology

The real issue is the soul of the political process. Obamacare is nothing more than a right-wing Trojan horse meant to recreate government in its own image. Political distortion, ...

Reader input: ‘Haster Rule’ is unconstitutional

You can’t get anything done by shutting down the government! The “majority of the majority” rule which our “Dear Speaker” employs allows the speaker o ...

Reader Input: Scary to picture Ted Cruz as president

“Open mouth, insert foot!” The recent ramblings of the esteemed senator from Texas (re: Ted Cruz) is an excellent example of “Too much college, too little high sc ...

Reader input: I am healthy, thank you

My, my — thank you Dr. Drysdale for inquiring about my health (Reader Input, May 30). You should rest assured that I am healthy and have not suffered any injuries in either ...

Reader Input: NRA now a lobbying tool

I certainly agree with the opening comments on the “Don’t force your opinion on me” (Reader Input, May 26), but take exception to the jump from this to the absolu ...

Reader Input: Is writer one of many or few?

Chuck Butler’s “simple answer” regarding President Obama is what one would expect from a “simpleton” (“America is being destroyed,” Reader ...

Reader Input: US electorate gutless on guns

Shameful indignation again! One of the biggest threats to our democracy is the ability to intimidate, buy off, or otherwise discourage proper response from our elected officials. ...

Reader Input: NRA lobbyist’s comments gall

Wayne La Pierre, the “silver tongued devil” lobbyist, strikes again with some amazing comments at the Conservative Political Action Conference convention. Here’ ...

Reader Input: Purge at the ballot box

From the 50,000-foot level, the continued blame game is a national disgrace and a direct result of gerrymandering of the election process and the attendant ideological rigidity of ...

Reader Input: Don’t become a McCarthyite

Enough has been said about the 2nd Amendment and the attendant self promoting fear mongering spread by the NRA. Now, let’s address the socialism charge aimed at the administr ...

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: Tone down our weaponry

The lunacy that’s tearing our country apart, both figuratively and literally, needs to be addressed from a mental health perspective, news media restraint and arms control wh ...

Reader Input: Norquist going down with ship

Grover Norquist is fond of saying “This is not my first rodeo” in regards to his no-tax pledge and his abuse of the democratic process through intimidation and coercion ...

Reader Input: Czech Republic calling writer

As one might expect, the pundits are alive and well, with lessons learned and future forecasts. However, the election is over and after all this, let’s get on with our lives ...