Gordon Ainsleigh

Reader Input: Vitamin D dose trumps flu shot

So … flu shots are 9 percent successful, huh (“Flu shot doing a poor job of protecting elderly,” Journal, Feb. 22)? And they don’t even tell you that you ...

Our View: Don’t ban smoking in public parks

Banning cigarettes in local parks may have merits for health reasons, but it is not a realistic restriction that will bring about the goal it tries to achieve. The Auburn Area Re ...

Reader Input: Facts won in ‘readers rumble’

In what now can be dubbed “The Rumble in the Journal” Gordon “The Ruck” Ainsleigh delivered a decisive KO to John “The Pseudo Intellectual” Siss ...

Reader Input: Arm against massacres

Dear John (Sisson, “Gun ownership? Yes, but with controls,” Reader Input, Dec. 30): Around here, we are the “common ruck.” Remember: Tom McClintock (NRA-r ...

Reader Input: US lives by guns, dies by guns

I was shocked to see one of our own public servants (“Blame these two for school shootings,” Gordon Ainsleigh, Reader Input, Dec. 18) under the spell of the NRA’s ...

Reader Input: John Hinckley was tackled

Gordy, President Reagan was surrounded by enough firepower to take out a platoon when John Hinckley emptied his six-shooter wounding four people (“Blame these two for school ...

Reader Input: Letter a pathetic indictment

Letter a pathetic indictment What a truly bizarre letter to the editor from Gordon Ainsleigh on the Newtown tragedy (“Blame these two for school killings,” Reader Inp ...

Reader Input: Blame these two for school killings

If we want to stop these mass killings, it’s time to ask where these massacres occur. Sandy Hook Elementary School, where all firearms are prohibited; Virginia Tech, where ...

Reader Input: Climbing quarry a good thing

Good Grief! What got Evan (R. Keating) down on climbing (“Keep climbers clear of quarry,” Reader Input, Nov. 11)? Sixty people have died jumping off the Foresthill Bri ...

Reader Input Online: No vote on Prop. 37 means you won't know what's in your food

When Ross, a trail ultrarunner friend, quit running at age 76 and promptly came down with Parkinson’s disease, I searched the medical literature and found that vigorous exerc ...