Government

Reader Input: My bet is we are going broke

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...