JIM BEALL

Reader input: Weigh words when writing

Re: Tom Neary, Reader Input, March 18:  You were doing so well acknowledging Jim Beall, Sr.’s ability to communicate with intelligence, humor and grace (“Stop ...

Reader Input: Letter writer a model for all

I so much appreciate Jim Beall’s letters to the editor (“Stop falling for falsehoods,” Reader Input, March 11). Jim, your ability to communicate with intelligence ...

Reader input: We can support what we want

Mr. Beall shows his (utter) disregard for First Amendment rights of the American people (“Look away from teat party suck,” Reader Input, Feb. 27, 2014). He defends the ...

Reader Input: Let corpeople pay a BS tax

The Bush-stacked Supreme Court decided corporations are people and have the same rights. Call them CORPEOPLE. Don’t regular people, therefore, have the same rights as corpeop ...

Reader Input: Health system bankrupts

For those of you who shudder at the word “socialism” when it comes to health care: How are you with the word, “bankruptcy,” unique to capitalism? The Amer ...

Reader Input: Make room in garage for armed drone

The founding fathers wanted us to have guns so the government could not become a dictatorship. With an arsenal in every house, they’d be afraid to infringe on our freedoms. T ...

Reader Input: Think before backing privatization

Over 10 years ago, I taught for Horizon Charter School as well as a Horizon spin-off administered by “One-to-One Learning,” sponsored by Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified Sch ...

Reader Input: Devoutly do we invade

The religious right claims we’ve deteriorated as a result of deviation from our “Christian” heritage. At the same time they say we are a “Christian” n ...

Reader Input: Support fight for real food

It is no coincidence that the food and chemical industries combined to dump $47 million into promoting a pack of lies to defeat a proposition designed to make us aware of the manip ...

Reader Input: 1700s tea party led to some freedoms

Once upon a time there was a tea party in Boston where a variety of mostly young idealists expressed their annoyance with British oppression and taxation. It coincidentally pleased ...