John Doolittle

HR 3521 erodes proper balances

H.R. 3521 (Line-Item Veto and Rescissions Act), recently passed by the House, is yet another big hit to our Constitution. Even though Congress would still have to approve such resc ...

‘60 Minutes’ showed candid Abramoff

How many of your readers watched the interview with Jack Abramoff, the convicted felon, on “60 Minutes” last night (Nov. 6)? You won’t see investigative reporting or intervie ...

Kevin Ring takes the fall

Let me see if I understand this correctly. Kevin Ring gets prison time for bribing congressmen and others in government (Journal, Oct. 26). Those who accepted the bribes are not ev ...

Ex-Doolittle chief staffer pleads for Ring sentencing leniency

Former Rep. John Doolittle’s chief of staff says he’s proud to call Kevin Ring a friend, helped him deal with an alcohol problem, and the Ring he knew wasn’t the one portraye ...

Ted Gaines is costing county

By costing Placer County an estimated $500,000 to $600,000 in an election that could have been avoided if Mr. (Ted) Gaines would have curbed his enormous ego, he has demonstrated t ...

Journal’s coverage of Doolittle valid

In the Dec. 6 Auburn Journal’s Reader Input, Helen Wayland took The Journal to task for covering Kevin Ring, Ex-Congressman Doolittle’s legislative aide. Helen’s issue was ...

Reviving dam appallingly wasteful

A recent Journal article (Thursday, Dec. 2) talked about how Tom McClintock is going to chair the House water and power subcommittee and could then rejuvenate the Auburn Dam projec ...

McClintock is helping who?

The rebuttal letter from Jon Huey, campaign manager, (Tom) McClintock for Congress, (Reader Input, Oct. 11), states that 90 percent of contributions come from “individual donors ...

Could Jack Abramoff help out Colfax?

Instead of defaming (Colfax City) Manager (Bruce) Kranz and (former) Rep. (John) Doolittle, we should thank them for the opportunity to preside over the success of Colfax. With D ...

Vote against Tom McClintock

As regards the editorial in today’s Journal (Our View, Sept. 29), I would hope that the citizens of Colfax seriously consider voting against Tom McClintock in the November electi ...