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Reader Input: Rich parlay fears of white Americans

I guess that if the current blackmail effort by the GOP to force the funding of America to depend on the defunding of health care succeeds, the descent into hell will accelerate. ...

Reader Input: Shame on GOP neo-fascists

What thinking people must remember is that the unsubstantiated nonsense espoused by (James) Hutchings (“Act doesn’t address system wrongs,” Reader Input, Oct. 2) ...

Reader Input: GOP promotes a better plan

Re: “GOP issues a new ‘fiscal cliff’ offer to Obama,” Journal, Dec. 4: I feel as if the GOP’s and the Democrats have been arguing forever about the ...

Defense, big oil stand unscathed

In case you missed this: the House of Representatives GOP voted March 29 and passed a budget that ended Medicare (replacement is $6,000 annual vouchers for insurance companies — ...

Robber barons shouldn’t lead

Mitt Romney made $42 million dollars in the last two years in investments. Give me a break! What is the GOP thinking? Newt? Please! Is President Obama going to win by default? I am ...

Label matters less than facts

Steve Cavolt: You are welcome to you own opinion, but not your own facts (“Obama is not deficit-neutral, period!” Reader Input, Jan. 6). The bill passed with (Congressman Tom) ...

Working stiffs have a friend

To Steve Cavolt (Reader Input, Dec. 22): Yes, the two-month renewal of payroll tax cuts passed by the House GOP on Dec. 22 with the support of Tom McClintock will be funded in part ...

Grover Norquist calls GOP shots

GOP representatives appear to have blocked the payroll tax cuts proposed by the administration. Ninety-eight percent of GOP members of the House signed a pledge to Grover Norquist ...

Congress dug a deeper hole

Not surprisingly, the hyped supercommittee was a failure from its inception. This disgraceful, half-hearted attempt to bridge the artificially inspired political gap between the Re ...

GOP literate, knows history

It is my privilege to correct Charles Wallen (Reader Input, Nov. 18, “GOP has turned anti-intellectual.”) “W” was an avid reader, contrary to what Wallen says. He and Condi ...

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 leaders ill-qualified

Enough with the GOP side show. The financial world is in crisis, our people are in the streets protesting and our president is in France with other world leaders trying to prevent ...

GOP can do better than Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has missed his calling. He should be running for pastor and not president of the United States and leader of the free world. We, the people, know we have sepa ...

Republicans took the bait

The GOP’s four goals for the price of one: destroying Obama, Social Security, Medicare and increasing tax breaks for the wealthy! The GOP is hoping that you have forgotten about ...

Ruffalo: Recovering Republican weary of promise-breakers

As is the case with many people, I pride myself on always being right — until I’m wrong — but currently I don’t seem to know which is which. Allow me to explain. No matter ...