George W. Bush

GOP has turned anti-intellectual

I must respond to the inaccuracies of Dave Imgrund (Reader Input, Nov. 13) who states leaders don’t need to have the highest IQs to be successful leaders for our country. The rea ...

GOP uses debt to gain power

First of all, the Republicans and tea party threatened to shut down the U.S. Government and just talking about default will be bad for long-term prospects of the economy. How many ...

Where was tea party back in the day?

It’s obvious that Congress is not going to step up to the plate and fix the national debt. For those of us sitting on the sidelines, it boils down to “choose your own poison” ...

Reagan, Bush, drove up debt

What if immediately following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President (Franklin) Roosevelt and Congress drastically cut income and capital gains taxes and announced that all war eff ...

President an egomaniac

(Sgt.) Joe Friday (“Dragnet”) saw it this way: “Just the facts, ma’am, just the facts.” This is the difference between chicken salad and chicken excrement: George W. Bus ...

Don’t blame Democrats

Thomas Mann’s letter (Reader Input, Sept. 17) blaming Democrats and liberals for the subprime financial crisis and current recession totally ignores basic logic and facts. Cons ...

President Bush deserves slack

I am amazed at people who join Obama in blaming everything on Bush. Bush was not a good president but next to Obama, he looks great. No one seems to remember that President Bush s ...

Blame who for debt, recession?

We hear the two parties accuse and complain about the national debt and the economy all the time. So, which party is the big spender and on whose watch do the recessions occur? I ...

Assign blame where it is due

Whoever is doing or taking a “poll” against Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama, Congress, etc. need to have their heads examined. Don’t count me in the “nearly 80 pe ...

Who are the big spenders?

I had to laugh at an article in the Sacramento Bee about the Democrats being big spenders with a record $1 trillion since Obama’s election. This article concerning a “GOP cens ...