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Tom McClintock listens to us

During the 32 years we lived in San Jose we almost never had a local elected politician (including U.S. Congressperson) who represented our views on freedom and the proper role of ...

Voters can only blame selves

Lois Piscitelli (Reader Input, July 16) asked why citizens get stuck paying for politician’s stupid mistakes. Simple answer. We keep reelecting incompetent, incumbent politici ...

Majority-minded Republican: Rick Keene

It is often unfortunate when we are forced to choose between two Republicans we like, such is the case of Rick Keene and Doug LaMalfa. Both Keene and LaMalfa are well-respected Rep ...

Public officials: Clean this mess

Public officials since, and (especially) including Gray Davis, were supposed to act in the best interest of the public, not the public employees. With the daily unfolding of the ...

Vote to save California

California isn’t the great state she once was because we continue to elect the wrong people to run her. Her decline accelerated during former Governor Jerry Brown’s two terms ...

Californians drowning in tax

On Friday, May 22, Jim Beall, Sr. wrote, “we should elect responsible officials who will fairly and sufficiently tax us for what we need.” I agree. Governors do not author or ...

Conservation Corps’ Placer facility faces budget ax

“Job uncertainty” is being added to the oft-repeated “Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions” credo the California Conservation Corps is known for. The uncertainty is ov ...