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How do Placer County governments measure up in Ashley Madison hack scandal?
Wednesday Aug 26 2015
It’s the hack that has sent shockwaves through some of the nation’s top-level corridors of power. But a check of local elected officials and high-ranking staff members ...
Reader Input: Our chance to ‘throw the bums out’
Thursday Jun 04 2015
We have a representative government run by people we elect to make decisions based upon the best interests of our country and the citizens who elect them. We know that this does no ...
Reader Input: My bet is we are going broke
Tuesday Nov 18 2014
Math is neither conservative nor liberal. So why has neither party faced the facts? It’s simple math. Our government spends more then they steal from us. The U.S. citizens ...
Reader Input: US needs calm, thoughtful governance
Friday Oct 31 2014
In this 21st century of globalization, we are looking at the law of unintended consequences in the eye. This Ebola crisis is beyond fascinating. It almost seems like a Hollywood ...
Reader Input: Writer: ‘Put me in charge’
Friday Aug 01 2014
Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags of rice and beans, blocks of cheese and ...
Another View: Understand who represents you in government — at all levels
Saturday Jul 12 2014
Running government is big business, and large amounts of money from taxes are used to run that business. Every citizen pays some kind of taxes and is, therefore, a shareholder in g ...
Reader Input: Our nation has failed its veterans
Wednesday Nov 13 2013
I’m responding to the “What you’re talking about” article on page A2 of the Sunday, Nov. 10 Journal, “Call to readers: Does the federal government do ...
Reader Input: Government charity is not charity at all
Thursday Oct 24 2013
There seems to be an assumption by several recent letter writers that unless you are in favor of government charity then your Christian charity is “non-existent.” In fa ...
We need understandable government transparency
Thursday Sep 19 2013
As this is the maiden voyage for Public Policy Analysis, it seems only fitting to begin by outlining government transparency and accountability. After all, if the details of how ...
Reader Input: Express anger at government
Thursday Jul 11 2013
It appears racism has raised its ugly head in our community. Recently, I overheard some racist profanity from people driving in the Downtown area. This occurred at night. It seem ...
Reader Input: Stop assault on our personal freedoms
Friday Jun 14 2013
In his negotiations over nuclear disarmament, “trust, but verify” was the Russian proverb used by President Reagan. Today, the American people are losing the battle of ...
Reader Input: Government is the killer
Friday May 10 2013
In response to “A special ‘thanks’ to Fox News,” (Jim Beall, Sr., Reader Input, May 5): I suggest that Jim take his medication before he reads the rest ...
Reader Input: Writers show odd tolerance
Wednesday May 01 2013
Mr. (Jim) Beall (Sr.) (“Let corpeople pay a B.S. tax,” Reader Input, April 26) and Mr. (Bryan E.) Johnson (“Protect us from the corpeople,” Reader Input, Ap ...
5 of 6 ex-officials guilty in Bell, California corruption case
Wednesday Mar 20 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five former elected officials of the small, blue-collar California city of Bell were convicted Wednesday of multiple counts of misappropriating public fund ...
US citing security to censor more public records
Monday Mar 11 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration answered more requests from the public to see government records under the Freedom of Information Act last year, but mor ...
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