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Reader Input: GOP cuts stalled Ebola vaccine

A brand new Ebola vaccine ... you will have to wait. A local paper noted, with better funding by the Conservative House, the CDC might have had an Ebola vaccine “four years ...

Reader input: Contrast from one day to the next in Ferguson was night vs day

The police shooting death of Michael Brown on Aug. 10 is also memorable for its after-effects:  a partially burned convenience store and endless video footage of phalanxes of ...

Reader Input: Keep politics out of medicine

While not as offensive and mindless as other GOP comments on women, on Jan. 23 presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee slammed women by stating Democrats were insulting women by saying ...

Reader Input: GOP’s oath harms nation

On Jan. 20, 2009 (inauguration night), 15 rulers of the Republican Party met in an upscale Washington restaurant and took a “blood oath” to oppose everything (proposed ...

Reader Input: Gun-wise, we’re slow learners

After a longer-than-average NRA six day cooling-off period, wherein some Americans might ask, “What Navy Yard?”, NRA’s spin meister, Wayne LaPierre, ignoring the ...

Reader Input: Fracking risky but necessary

Last week’s hour and 40 minute forum on fracking (Union of Concerned Scientists) was truly informative. No matter what you or I think, fracking is the elephant in the basemen ...

Reader input: Feeling sorry for kids told wrong info

Re: “Home school texts put parents in control,” Auburn Journal, July 19 “I know what I know” and I feel sorry for most of these kids. I believe our univ ...

Reader Input: ‘Clean coal’ anything but

I finished my OB/GYN residency training in 1972, 41 years ago. About then I started warning my OB patients about the health concerns of eating five certain fish.   When I st ...

Enforce California's cleaner air laws

In a regional (Jan. 23) paper outside of our district, Congressman Rep. McClintock of District Four, disparages the governor’s attempt to have enforceable, California’s law for ...