Joe Marman

Use the billions elsewhere

The real U.S. economic problem is war spending! “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Oct. 16, reported that the U.S. Government is spending $200 million per day in the Iraq/Afghanistan wars ...

Rewrite ADA rule book

I would like to respond to Allen Cassidy’s letter of Monday (July 11) regarding Scott Johnson’s continual use of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) law against small bus ...

Recovery needs the middle class

The Republicans and blue dog Democrats are working to perpetuate our nation’s wealth in the hands of the rich this holiday season. They don’t want to extend unemployment benefi ...

Cavolt no champion of the little guy

It seems like Steve Cavolt has his fingers in all sorts of local pots. As head of the Tea Party Patriots he says, in his letter from last week, that he’s collecting donations fro ...

Return that county raise

If Kirk Uhler (who got his job back as a county supervisor, with a wink and a nod under the “good ol’ boy” network, and without going through the distasteful task of going th ...

Curious about those contrails?

What a beautiful Saturday and Sunday we had. Except, when I looked up, I observed our deep blue skies being obscured by “chemtrails.” Years ago, we had “contrails,” or cond ...

Global warming is scientific fact

Robert Wahl, here is the proof of global warming (Reader Input, Oct. 26). It is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which is a scientific intergovernmental body ...