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Getting back to a ‘Government by The People’
Saturday Sep 22 2012
In regards to Bill LaFlaur’s Sept. 12 Reader Input, “Republicans, rich-obsessed.” Bill, you are in the same boat as most of us but your response to our dilemma is not the sol ...
Our View: Open citizens need open government
Friday Mar 16 2012
Taxpayers should be able to ask where their money goes and find the answer fairly quickly. Spending is one of the biggest issues with federal, state and local governments nationwid ...
Letter writer gets it wrong
Monday Mar 12 2012
Donald Adams (Reader Input, March 9) tries to cover his tracks and split hairs in a hopeless attempt to refute my exposure of his contradictions and prejudice regarding gay marriag ...
Original letter misunderstood
Thursday Mar 08 2012
In response to Mr. (Jim) Beall Sr.’s letter (Reader Input, March 8), he obviously didn’t understand the original letter and let his emotions respond for him. In the original le ...
New spin on a dead horse
Tuesday Feb 14 2012
The tribal wisdom of the Flathead Nation, passed on from generation to generation, says that, “When you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismoun ...
Please take time to read Constitution
Thursday Feb 09 2012
Mark Twain once said, “The classics are something everyone talks about but no one reads.” The same can be said of our Constitution. We are abysmally ignorant about the document ...
USA past its prime
Tuesday Jan 31 2012
As a leading edge baby boomer I realize that I was born at the pefect time in history. For my generation opportunity abounded and we were on the verge of an exciting new worldd in ...
County government can’t cut its own
Friday Jan 27 2012
This is the problem with government at all levels. They just don’t have it in them to cut pay for their brethren — “Placer County provides new salary figures,” (Journal, Ja ...
Leave abortion decision up to women
Monday Jan 23 2012
Regarding the article protesting abortion in Sunday’s Journal (Jan. 22), outlawing abortion will not stop abortion. Just like Prohibition did not stop the sale and consumption of ...
Public dollars easily spent
Monday Jan 09 2012
You see what is wrong-headed with county government when (Placer County CEO) Tom Miller says that with the closing of the Redevelopment Agency he will have the staff reassigned to ...
There’s value in giving pennies
Friday Dec 23 2011
Regarding the controversy at the Colfax post office and the “bell ringers” of the Salvation Army (Journal, Dec. 4): We have lived in Colfax for 30 years and the different chari ...
Put our own before Martians
Tuesday Dec 06 2011
Why is the federal government letting the United States Postal Service go bankrupt? Why are we giving billions of dollars to countries that hate us? Why are we spending billions of ...
Remember father’s wisdom
Wednesday Nov 02 2011
The relationship between government and the private sector that supports it, to be brutally frank, is that of parasite and host. The parasite is taking too much and the host is fai ...
Pay raises outtasight
Thursday Oct 27 2011
“How did the greatest country get to this point?” — Jim Valk’s (Reader Input) question on Sunday, Oct. 23. My answer: 1. Greed 2. The system of percentage raises that the g ...
Government can’t fake it
Thursday Sep 29 2011
There is a management void in the White House, our economy is a disaster and all polls indicate the need for jobs is the biggest concern of most Americans. I need an explanation ho ...
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