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Reader Input: Try substance in your argument

Wow! Ron Lowe and his MSNBC talking points (“Why vote for GOP again?,” Reader Input, April 19). He never uses facts or any substance. The GOP is not anti-gay. They ju ...

Reader input: Political scenario could be nightmare

The GOP now has control of the Congress and they have wasted no time to begin their agenda. Efforts are underway to gut the provisions of the Todd Frank Bill, which protects us fro ...

Reader Input: Why’d we give control to GOP?

Polls have shown for the last few years that 60-70 percent of Americans are unhappy with the direction the country is headed. That being the case, why on earth did American voter ...

Reader Input: Obamacare puts one over

Now we are seeing that Obamacare was put over on the American people by the architect’s admittance that the costs were going to be higher than their insurance premiums.  ...

Reader Input: GOP exploits public fears

The evolution or devolution of the Republican Party over the past 20 years: Never underestimate fear as a driving force in America politics. In the 1990s, the religious right ros ...

Reader Input: Quit name calling, consider GOP values

I’ve been prompted to write this letter in response to Scott Johnson’s “Mull GOP values before voting” (Reader Input, May 27), but also by all the GOP name- ...

Reader input: Mull GOP values before voting

Thinking of voting for a Republican again? Consider this: Republican candidates campaign on a platform of cutting school lunch and food stamp programs for the working poor. Starvat ...

Reader Input: ACA is hurting the country

Re: “ACA is here and working,” (Reader Input, April 30). Ron Lowe says the Affordable Care Act is not a disaster and is helping millions. When the ACA started and 1 ...

Reader Input: ACA is here and working

Affordable Care Act: Republican predictions that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would be a disaster have turned out to baseless as the law is helping millions of Americans get ...

Reader Input: McClintock challenger a blank slate

Regarding your article “McClintock challenged from within GOP ranks,” (Journal, March 13) to compare Congressman Tom McClintock’s challenger to the demise of Bay ...

Reader Input: Keep politics out of medicine

While not as offensive and mindless as other GOP comments on women, on Jan. 23 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee slammed women by stating Democrats were insulting women by saying ...

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 ...

Reader Input: GOP’s oath harms nation

On Jan. 20, 2009 (inauguration night), 15 rulers of the Republican Party met in an upscale Washington restaurant and took a “blood oath” to oppose everything (proposed ...

Another View: GOP rank-and-file quietly builds an Obamacare alternative

“The only alternative that Obamacare’s critics have is, well, ‘let’s just go back to the status quo,’” said President Obama recently, “bec ...

Reader Input: GOP tantrums impede US government

Two weeks ago, before (Sen.) Ted Cruz had his “look at me” moment, the leaders of the GOP discouraged his interference with the budget deadline and then distanced thems ...