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Be careful what you wish for
Tuesday Jun 12 2012
Response to Dee Nann, Christian Valley, (“Bring back our country,” Reader Input, June 19).You say you want your country back? Like, how far back? Or, back from what exa ...
How to restore US economy?
Wednesday Nov 09 2011
I grew up during the Great Depression and WWII, and while (President Franklin) Roosevelt provided relief, it took the war — full mobilization — to put us back to work. Today, w ...
Buying American key to US prosperity
Wednesday Oct 05 2011
This is in response to Dave Hungerford’s letter of Oct. 3. Mr. Hungerford’s letter points out that government spending brought us out of the Great Depression. I believe this is ...
The right rewrites history for its benefit
Friday Sep 30 2011
I would like to clarify a few historic facts that no one has mentioned regarding how the United States got out of the first Great Depression. The only time we have ever had a middl ...
Government can help
Wednesday Sep 07 2011
Kudos to Delta Wilson-Ricky for her letter (Reader Input, Aug. 23) recalling how FDR’s New Deal programs allowed her family to survive the Great Depression of the ’30s. It is i ...
FDR rescued reader’s family
Monday Aug 22 2011
The last thing I want to do is get into a political discussion, but if Franklin D. Roosevelt and his policies hadn’t been put into place, my parents and extended family wouldn’ ...
FDR policies failed USA
Friday Aug 19 2011
I stand by the factual statements I wrote about Franklin Roosevelt and his policies (Reader Input, Aug. 8 and 19). There are dozens of well-researched books that support the premis ...
FDR policies rescued USA
Thursday Aug 18 2011
Willard Schmehl is entitled to his opinions (“Spending creates deficits,” Reader Input, Aug. 8). However, it would be nice if he ever bothered to do some basic reality testing ...
Let’s do the numbers
Friday Jul 29 2011
Re: “Obama, show us you’re the man,” (Reader Input, July 11). History lesson: Like the precursor to 2008, low tax rates and an unregulated Wall Street contributed to the Grea ...
Community Portrait: Perseverance pays as author achieves print
Thursday Jan 27 2011
It’s many people’s dream to write a book. It was Jeanie Harris’ dream for years and one she has just accomplished with the 2010 publication of “Chasing Fireflies.” The b ...
She’s witnessed 100 years of local change
Thursday Aug 26 2010
Only two years before she was born, Henry Ford rolled his first Model T off the assembly line. She has lived through two world wars (each one meant to end all wars). She’s seen ...
Palin is good at attacking
Friday Feb 19 2010
I see that Sarah Palin has been making the rounds, pulling in huge fees and rallying the faithful – and scaring the hell out of the rest of us. At her recent speech to the Tea P ...
Another View: Winning strategy at work in Placer public schools
Friday Aug 21 2009
Last week I had an opportunity to speak to over 500 Placer County Office of Education employees regarding the state of education in our county and state. I challenged our staff to ...
Sharing bounty worked before
Tuesday Jul 14 2009
When I saw the photo and read the article on the front page of the July 2 Journal about “Cultivating a generous land,” my mind and body made a huge jump backwards to many, many ...
Got government fatigue? Forget it for the Fourth
Tuesday Jun 30 2009
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liber ...
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