George Farmer

District 5 has a fine leader

I can?t just sit back and listen to how wonderful the ?Johnsons? are in the battle for District 5 Placer County supervisor. Indeed, they may be fine folks ? but the key word here i ...

FDA should protect public

I write in regard to prior letters complaining about the Food and Drug Administration’s usefulness. The truth is that corporations wield inordinate power in Congress and in state ...

Blessed are the fraudulent

Yes, I also support the Occupy Davis movement. The time has come for such an uprising. Perhaps it is not too late for a fundamental change. As Howard Zinn said, “Change begins at ...

Use vote to save money

It was recently been brought to my attention that Mr. Conservative, Ted Gaines, will cost Placer County voters at least $650,000 in 2011. Since his ambitions literally drove him ...

Carly Fiorina is no solution

Sarah Palin has endorsed Carly Fiorina and we can see why. This failed CEO wants to destroy the pristine California coastline with offshore drilling and she wants every man on the ...

Birthers prove school failings

I have read about “birthers,” but never quite believed they could really exist. And then Mr. Bob Velon of Penryn gave me the gift of reality (Reader Input, Sept. 5). It is a ...